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Would Tony Soprano Be a MAGA Guy?

The Sopranos, the greatest television series in the history of the medium, is so baroque and richly layered that we’re still teasing out its ambiguities…

How Diapers Became an Icon of Modern Political Discourse

Disposable diapers: a modern marvel, but environmentally controversial. American children soil around 20 billion of them every year. The market for adult diapers is surging…

Lunatics: The Men Who Loathe the Moon

“Fuck the moon!” my friend Calvin screamed, intoxicated after nearly three bottles of Stella Artois, as we walked down a narrow country road, sharing a…

The ‘Ratio’ Is the Next Great American Sport

Remember this date: January 27th, 2019. That’s when Howard Schultz started tweeting, setting off an unprecedented chain of events. As of this writing, Schultz has tweeted 12…