A glimpse into the world of skeptics creating false Facebook profiles to bust celebrity mediums who do “hot reads” of their clients by first scanning the details of their lives on social media.
In Amsterdam, a new fight develops over an old master.
In February 1968, John Olson took a famous photo of a wounded Marine named Alvin Grantham. Or was it actually of another Marine named James Blaine? Michael Shaw examines the evidence to discover the truth.
Carvell Wallace profiles the playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney, whose ‘Choir Boy’ opened last week at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
A moving tribute to Margot Kidder, as told through the words of her daughter, Maggie McGuane.
“Max Harris did chores and collected rent at the artists’ warehouse where he lived. Now he faces trial for the deaths at a concert there — including some of his close friends.”
Science is still trying to understand the sheer mass and variety of insects on earth. What’s clear is that both are declining at an alarming rate, and for that, the whole planet will suffer.
Using email correspondence and notes from the HBO adaptation of “My Brilliant Friend,” Merve Emre profiles the elusive novelist Elena Ferrante.
Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood is the East Coast’s largest open-air drug market whose strong, inexpensive heroin attracts drug users from all over the country. Some locals commute there to score. Some work as guides, helping visitors shop and procure clean needles. The overdose rate is high. Rape, murder, and violence are common. Dead bodies end up in the bushes. As one user put it: “People think we are having fun down here. Are you insane? I live under a bridge.” The city doesn’t know what to do about it.
Novelist Angela Flournoy profiles Barry Jenkins, Academy Award-winning director of “Moonlight,” as he prepares to release his newest feature — an adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel, “If Beale Street Could Talk.”