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  • I wish I’d loved my dog more: Teenage nostalgia, first loves, and pining for the wrong past

    31 August 2014, 8:10 pm

    I often want to relive the past, knowing what I do now. But the person who should live smarter is me right now
  • I never should have followed my dreams

    31 August 2014, 8:10 pm

    I quit my steady gig to fulfill my potential. Instead I went broke, and got fired from a job in doggie daycare
  • David Lowery: Here’s how Pandora is destroying musicians

    31 August 2014, 7:08 pm

    Cracker and Camper van Beethoven's David Lowery tells Salon how streaming services might end true avant garde music
  • How David Mitchell gets fantasy wrong

    31 August 2014, 6:07 pm

    The "Cloud Atlas" author mars a promising novel on the end of civilization with a cheesy vampire showdown
  • Why we’re living in the golden age of investigative journalism

    31 August 2014, 5:05 pm

    Newspapers might be a dying breed. But investigative reporting on injustices around the world is prospering
  • The Facebook-ification of everything! Sex, authenticity and reality for the status update era

    31 August 2014, 4:34 pm

    We broadcast ourselves everywhere: Facebook, Tinder, Twitter. Is all this updating and right-swiping changing us?
  • From riot grrrls to “Girls”: Tina Fey, Kathleen Hanna, Lena Dunham and the birth of an inspiring…

    31 August 2014, 3:02 pm

    The Web's not perfect, but it has helped produce an amazing new generation of writers, activists and stars
  • There is much more to America’s border crisis than you think

    31 August 2014, 2:01 pm

    Even after the news cameras, what's been happening to children crossing the U.S.-Mexican border sadly continues
  • America’s painkiller nightmare: Legal drugs are laying waste to our families and friends

    31 August 2014, 1:14 pm

    Each year, 15,000 people die from prescription opiate overdoses. And the stigma of addiction is making it worse
  • “This is a lot worse”: The wicked truth about the police’s favorite anti-protest tool

    31 August 2014, 12:12 pm

    The flash-bangs fired by St. Louis County police trying to disperse crowds have raised questions about safety
  • Broccoli, gross! More candy, please: Willy Wonka, children’s literature, and how we learn to love…

    31 August 2014, 11:10 am

    Children’s books revel in the romance of food. From Willy Wonka to Raggedy Ann, it's how we discover pleasure
  • 7 mind-blowing scientific mysteries: Black holes, UFOs and the origins of everything

    31 August 2014, 10:40 am

    Scientific mysteries are a good thing. They fuel discovery and push us to continue questioning
  • America is so over homeownership: Why the shift to a renting economy might actually be a good thing

    31 August 2014, 9:38 am

    Fewer Americans are buying houses than at any point in recent decades. Some fear this shift—but maybe we shouldn't
  • “I can’t get the voice out of my head”: Dramatic revelations in skinhead murder trial

    31 August 2014, 8:37 am

    16 years after the bloodshed, a woman testifies against her neo-Nazi brother, who she says masterminded an ambush
  • The 1 percent’s long con: Jim Cramer, the Tea Party’s roots, and Wall Street’s demented,…

    31 August 2014, 7:05 am

    Wall Street has the most to lose from real democracy. Which is why they posture as rebels and not The Man
  • The NFL’s toxic lies: Here are the worst excuses fans use to justify watching football

    31 August 2014, 7:05 am

    As a recovering football addict, all I want is for fans to stop deluding themselves about the sport I used to love
  • Why Uber must be stopped

    31 August 2014, 7:05 am

    The touted start-up is proving to be the embodiment of unrestrained hyper-capitalism. What happens when it wins?
  • 10 most awesome drug scenes in movie history

    30 August 2014, 8:05 pm

    A chronological list of the 10 most notable drug scenes in cinematic history, meticulously rated for realism
  • The origin of an appetizer: A look at the creation of calamari

    30 August 2014, 8:05 pm

    Tracking the fascinating story behind calamari's journey from the sea to every restaurant's appetizer menu
  • “I’m not someone who operates in the shadows”: An abortion provider on stigma, safety and…

    30 August 2014, 7:03 pm

    Dr. Stacy De-Lin tells Salon about the legal obstacles she faces at work -- and the ones she avoids living in NYC
  • Your summer in extreme weather

    30 August 2014, 5:31 pm

  • 6 extreme weather events that pummeled America this summer

    30 August 2014, 5:31 pm

    Research says that extreme weather is becoming more common. Here were the most devastating events this summer
  • Michael Sam cut by St. Louis Rams

    30 August 2014, 5:00 pm

    Sam, the first openly gay player ever drafted into the NFL, could still play this season if signed by another team
  • Cataclysm in suburbia: The dark, twisted history of America’s oil-addicted middle class

    30 August 2014, 4:13 pm

    How the same things that contributed to the rise of the middle class are also now leading to its downfall
  • Read these books over Labor Day weekend

    30 August 2014, 2:11 pm

    From "Preparing the Ghost" to Elena Ferrante's trilogy, a reading list for your long weekend

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