“While the crossword remains a word game mainstay, what’s appropriate has changed with the times.”
Gone For a Hike: A Reading List on Wilderness and Survival
Five captivating reads on adventures you never want to have.
‘Dying Inside’: Chaos and Cruelty in Louisiana Juvenile Detention
Repeated abuse, prolonged lockdowns, overlooked complaints, and a surge in suicide attempts at a juvenile detention center.
This Is Life in the Metaverse
“Every hour of the day and night with the gamers, parents, insomniacs, preteens and aspiring comedians who are the earliest adopters of the immersive, three-dimensional internet that Mark Zuckerberg has bet the future of his company on.”
How the 1% Runs an Ironman
“Inside the world of Ironman XC, which makes the endurance contest a little more endurable — for executives who can afford to pay.”
It’s the Coolest Rock Show in Ann Arbor. And Almost Everyone There Is Over 65.
“At the “Geezer Happy Hour,” the ‘silver tsunami’ has been dancing for decades.”
This Isn’t the California I Married
“The honeymoon’s over for its residents now that wildfires are almost constant. Has living in this natural wonderland lost its magic?”
A Sandwich Shop, a Tent City and an American Crisis
“As homelessness overwhelms downtown Phoenix, a small business wonders how long it can hang on.”
One Twitter Account’s Quest to Proofread The New York Times
“In 2017, the Times dissolved its copy desk, possibly permitting more typos to slip through. Meet the anonymous lawyer who’s correcting the paper of record one untactful tweet at a time.”
Kendrick Lamar’s New Chapter
“In partnership with his longtime collaborator, Dave Free, the greatest rapper of his generation is pushing himself — commercially and creatively — onto unexpected terrain.”