Fellow journalists: If Trump’s elected, drop everything

A Trump administration will not be kind to journalists—or to the rule of law. The only thing for it is to document the next four years in excruciating detail, to give as much material as possible to the forces of democracy by shining a light on the forces of Trumpism. The Donald is an extraordinary candidate, and he demands an extraordinary response: not the mountains of free advertising showered on him by the cable news shows, but ruthless examination. Read This

Wilco’s Schmilco, Schmilco’s Schmilco

The below review was written by Will Boogert and Conor Fellin as they listened to Wilco’s Schmilco for the first time. They started writing when the album began, and stopped typing when the album ended. Except for grammar, the review has not been changed since that moment.Read This

Whispering into a Recorder: Chris Gethard’s Beautiful/Anonymous

It was the decorated feature journalist Michael Overall who first introduced me to the idea that awkward silences were an interviewer’s friend. Your subject generally knows what’s interesting about their story, he told the handful of student journalists that had shown up to his Q&A session. A long pause after an answer can give them […]Read This

Three Easy Pieces: Coming to Terms With C. S. Lewis

When I first encountered C. S. Lewis, I dismissed him as a mere apologist and banished most of his books from my reading lists. But after an unexpected introduction to another side of his writings, I found that I could be friends with Clive. Here's where an atheist can agree with the 20th century's most influential Christian apologist.Read This

69 Love Songs Is Like a Triple Album

69 Love Songs by the Magnetic Fields is a magnum opus of pop if there ever was one. Delivering no fewer than the promised 69 songs, the album serves as a veritable encyclopedia of pop music and of the relationships contained therein. Its three-hour runtime can make it a daunting listen, so Conor and Will […]Read This