Culture

When You Grow Up to Become the Suit You Always Hated

Beto O’Rourke’s teen angst (sort of) has a body count. The punk who would be president was in a hacktivist group in the 1990s called the…

Lower the Voting Age to 16, You Cowards

Watching Melbourne 17-year-old Will Connolly slap an egg on the ignominious head of Australian senator Fraser Anning, who blamed Muslim immigrants for the massacre of…

The Case Against Binge-Watching

In 2008 when Season One of Mad Men first became available on DVD — this was the olden days, before streaming services — I rented…

Can A Hashtag Make Pulling Trash Out of Rivers A Viral Sensation?

Jon Dolias is Chicago’s garbage vigilante. Five to six times a week, he goes around town with a bright orange Home Depot bucket and a…