Topics include Shirley Jackson, paper dolls, disaster reporting in Haiti, HIV/AIDS, the Worst of White Folks, Rick James, exes on social media, working at a men’s magazine and more!
Topics include Walter White, manic pixie dream girls, economics, shyness, Kerry Washington, shyness, Jonestown, racism and mercy, the future of journalism, affirmative action and more!
Topics include Cosby sweaters, depression, The Chive, Chloë Sevigny, Gabby Hoffman, PTSD, murder in San Bernardino County, undocumented immigrant activism and moar!
Topics include food fluffers, music in prison, abortion, video games, “The Room,” publishing black literary fiction, picky eaters and so much more!
Topics include temp workers, Dennis Rodman, Phish, Kanye, Wilcox County’s first integrated prom, murder, fertility, Mary McCarthy and so much more!
Topics include North Korea, gun control, animators from Mormon country, freelancing, the long con, the murder of Jam Master Jay, Brittney Griner, true war stories, indie bookstores and so much more!
Topics include Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), web developers, poetry and death, meth, psychic Sylvia Browne, Coyote Ugly, Wikipedia, The Whole Earth Catalog and more!
Topics include Lefrack City, UCB, American teeth, selling the South to Southerners, tech money’s influence on The Bay Area, The Bling Ring, The Preppy Murder case, Detroit, killer crushes, missing First Nation women and more!
Topics include binge-watching TV, wikipedia, Mary Kay, why The Great Gatsby sucks, Freedomland!, ANTM, Hunter S. Thompson, oversharing, lesbian nightlife romances and more!
Topics include the Khmer Rouge, crisis pregnancy centers + race-baiting, SamRo, coffee, Little House on the Prairie, grief, growing up gay and Kevyn Aucoin!
Topics include New York’s fancy gentleman’s clubs, Thelma & Louise, porn in San Francisco, shitty jobs, domestic violence, oxycontin abuse, scientology, band names and so much more!
Topics include the kids of the movie “KIDS,” mental health care, public housing, women in the Middle East, SXSW, escaping North Korea, Texas beauty pageants, a year without internet and more!
Topics include trans* fiction, female soliders in combat, GoFundMe, the Lady Jaguars, The Wronged Man, food stamps, 90’s slutgrungefashion, breast cancer, Web U, southern cuisine and so much more!
Topics include Gia Carnagi, Jenna Lyons, Dodd-Frank, solitary confinement, day care, Q*bert, Khadijah Williams, Prom 1995, Shutterbabe and more!
Topics include three strikes laws, Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally, the Mount Rainier shooting, YA novel covers, Ms., Naked Joe, domestic violence, photographers in Juárez and more!
Topics include Vice, meth, makeup, Bally’s, Wal-mart, celebrity culture, sex abuse, Girls of Riyadh, Zanesville, and sex in 1950!
Topics include Connie Britton, Jonesboro, NPR’s Intern Emily, Renata Alder, “Lean In,” abuse at girls’ correctional facilities, when heroin was legal, singing, Sex House, that guy’s Gucci addiction and moar!
Topics include Whitney Houston, the soul of student debt, Atlantic City, the West Memphis Three, Civil-Rights-era cold cases, notebooks, the Famous Poets Conference, the white male Academy, Westboro and so much more!
Topics include teaching in New Orleans, Jewish camp, domestic abuse, “scenes from a group marriage,” arson, the LA riots, Miss USA pageants, Washington’s chef Hercules and so much more!
This week’s TIRTL includes a special Underwear Week section, as well as pieces on topics including Jehovah’s Witness, onscreen violence, sex abuse, robots, fan fiction, junk food and Alaska.