Topics include Charleston, Columbia House, Disney superfans, the sharing economy, romance novels, Margaret Cho and more!
Topics include queer mamas and donor sperm, suicide in Palo Alto, Mary Gaitskill and men, orthodontics, black feminism, Baltimore and moar!
“Orange is the New Black” premieres today, here is your really thorough reading list — from Assata Shakur to nuns against nukes to incredible journalism on the various horrors of the U.S. criminal “justice” system.
Topics include indoor malls, therapy, queer identity (well it’s more complicated than that — you’ll see), Judy Blume, domestic abuse in South Carolina and more.
Topics include Oscar the Grouch, Monster-in-Law, Uber, Key & Peele, the cruise industry, nail salons and more!
Topics include Dominique Moceanu, crowdfunding, recording our lives on social media, illness and diagnosis in comics, fan fiction, murder, the end of “bohemian” San Francisco and so much more!
Topics include being childless by choice, “white trash food,” Christopher Columbus the mass murderer, Hillary Clinton, the Millennials’ Sexual Revolution, gun violence and more!
Topics include The Bachelor, supermax prisons, Robert Durst’s futon, Brittney Spears, being a black cop, working at Hardee’s, Comcast, murder, Flawless and moar!
Topics include Detroit, Robert Durst, homelessness in San Francisco, lesbians falsely imprisoned on sex abuse charges, Joan Didion and more!
Topics include race in Silicon Valley, Ophelia, the Famous Writers School, The Jinx and Serial, the beginnings of the North American slave trade and more!
Topics include same-sex adoption, the 50 Shades movie, Keurig cups, the Ferguson Police Department, Susan Berman, the missing Malaysia Airlines flight and moar!
Topics include this business of art, tupperware, David Carr, The New York Times, Miranda July, for-profit foster care, arson science and moar!
Topics include showbiz seniors, independent Black American film-making, genetic sexual attraction, prostitution in Germany and so much more! Also an essay by the late David Carr.
The National review on its own racism, queering makeup, The John Wayne Gacy Files, defending awful humans in court, Casey Kasem, Broad City and more!
Topics include Dollywood, women writers, migrant farmers, Dorothy Allison, the Nigerian schoolgirls who escaped Boko Haram, the American military and more!
Topics include a childhood on codeine, Marsha Mehran, Fruitvale, prison labor, a face transplant, The Mission in San Francisco and moar!
Topics include Nicholas Sparks, the day she left her son in the car, The Dead Dad Club, IKEA, Pam & Tommy and moar!
Topics include Jay from the Adnan Syed case, Radio Shack, The Doodler Murders, Sex after pregnancy, “Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness?” and Dorothy Allison on “A Question of Class.”
I come bearing every ounce of truth I could muster about “false rape accusations” and the pitiful rape culture the myth of them exemplifies.
Topics include RENT, the Universal Life Church, Fanny Howe, family farms, The Handmaid’s Tale, Reese Witherspoon, Law & Order and more!