The Scars To Prove It

“In Kashechewan, the effects of the residential schools are hard to avoid. You see them in the eight-year-olds who scan the dirt roads looking for cigarette butts to smoke. You see them in Kristal, asking me if I want to accompany her to an empty house to watch porn.”

Source: Hazlitt
Published: Jan 16, 2021
Length: 13 minutes (3,351 words)

Molar City

It’s hard to imagine how truly full of dentists Los Algodones is. It’s like trying to imagine a city full of piano movers. They are, quite literally, everywhere. Memories of inconveniently scheduled cleanings quake in the face of the omnipresent availability, the frantic, logicless convenience.

Source: Hazlitt
Published: Mar 23, 2021
Length: 16 minutes (4,172 words)

Wonder Women

The fight for female superheroes in Hollywood.”

Source: Hazlitt
Published: Nov 27, 2020
Length: 25 minutes (6,291 words)

What A Time To Be In Decline

“Why, a decade ago, did my father give me the heavy gift of a controversial 100-year-old Oswald Spengler tome? It took a pandemic for me to find out.”

Author: Ethan Lou
Source: Hazlitt
Published: Nov 30, 2020
Length: 12 minutes (3,063 words)

The Memory Weavers

“Transforming craft into an act of protest against indifference, against the lack of willpower to reverse or address a societal ill, is something that Mexican women, and women around the world, are familiar with.”

Source: Hazlitt
Published: Nov 16, 2020
Length: 17 minutes (4,493 words)

Pregnant During the Pandemic: Three Stories

What’s it like to be pregnant or a new mother right now? Hazlitt publishes three dispatches on pregnancy during the pandemic.

Source: Hazlitt
Published: Sep 9, 2020
Length: 19 minutes (4,918 words)

The Year in Pivoting to Video

For many magazine editors recently, work has meant a brief span of highly satisfying work and eventually losing their job to make room for videos that people may not even want to watch online.

Author: David Roth
Source: Hazlitt
Published: Dec 23, 2019
Length: 10 minutes (2,520 words)

Magic Eraser Juice

“I’ve Narcan’d the same guy twice in a shift. Some days everyone is just dying and coming back left and right like junkie whack-a-mole…It’s a strange feeling, knowing that there’s an oops button on an overdose. We don’t always get there in time. If you’re by yourself, or if you took a particularly strong blend, or if your friends suck at calling 911, sometimes you die all the way. But a lot of the time, you die most of the way, and then we pop you full of magic eraser juice, and you come stumbling back from the edge.”

Source: Hazlitt
Published: Sep 2, 2019
Length: 9 minutes (2,390 words)

When Mountains Were Ugly

The lair of witches and ghouls before they became an Instagrammer’s delight, mountains are where we go to find a little distance, a little fear, a little magic.

Source: Hazlitt
Published: Mar 12, 2019
Length: 11 minutes (2,961 words)

The State of the Bestiary is Stable

Through personal history, the history of a company, and the history of games writ large, Chris Randle explores the enduring appeal of Magic: The Gathering, the trading card game which has persisted in comic shops, convention centers, and basement rumpus rooms for twenty-five years.

Source: Hazlitt
Published: Aug 22, 2018
Length: 13 minutes (3,455 words)