Kevin James Is No Longer the Everyman

The ‘relatable’ comic seems afraid to embrace what life is really like as a working-class white guy today

Theories on Why Men Working Low-Wage Jobs Are the Most Familiar Trope in Porn

We asked a sociologist, a porn actor, a director… and a pizza boy

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Is Well-Meaning Nothingness

Straining to be compassionate to a red-state world it doesn’t understand, this starry Hollywood adaptation of the controversial J.D. Vance memoir demonstrates that empathy is less important than genuine curiosity

The Blue-Collar Workers Going Green

Socially conscious and transient, the new blue-collar face of the green energy movement sees opportunities where their elders don’t. Now can they save small-town America?