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What This Journalist Learned About Female Desire by Following Ordinary Women for Almost a Decade

The description of Lisa Taddeo’s Three Women makes it sound like literary fiction, the kind aimed firmly at female readers: a lyrical, intimate exploration of…

The True Story of the British Grandpas Who Knocked Off One of London’s Biggest Vaults (And Then Screwed Everything Up)

“We done the best bit of work of the whole century. The whole fucking century.” That’s what Terry Perkins, a career criminal, had to say…

Was the Horny, Hard-Partying Mayhem of ’80s Comedy Worth the Price?

This may come as a shock to modern moviegoers but there once was a time when our big-screen heroes never wore capes. In fact, they…

Why Is the Name ‘Bret’ So Cursed?

Earlier this month, washed-up author Bret Easton Ellis volunteered to have his ass kicked all the way up through his skull by an inquisitive Isaac…