early-aughts

What Kids Did All Day in the Year 2000

The youth of today want to know how we passed the time before smartphones

The Humbling of Dane Cook

In 2005, there was no bigger influence on guy culture than Dane Cook, the king of obnoxious bro comedy. But his hard fall from grace was anything but a failure

Was Dave Chappelle Crazy, or Were We?

When the comedian vanished in 2005, he gave up superstardom and a $50 million contract. White America called him crazy. But there's another side to his story — about race, mental health and a priceless taste of freedom — that everyone seemed to miss.

We Were All Rooting for ‘America’s Next Top Model.’ Now We’re Holding It Accountable.

‘ANTM,’ but make it 2020. The backlash to the iconic show is growing louder — but don’t confuse criticism for cancellation