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Life Hacks for the Reluctant Home Cook

Tasneem Raja offers some humorous pointers for those who are reluctant to prepare meals at home...

The New Yorker

Haitian asylum seekers are about to test Canada’s refugee system in a big way

A new wave of asylum seekers will arrive from the U.S., and the welcome mat may no longer be out The post Haitian asylum seekers are about to test Canada’s r...

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A Very Breitbart Christmas

Surveying America back in 2013, I concluded that “Christmas Is Kicking Ass in the War on Christmas,” noting the open-air Nativity scenes in the secular progressive enclave...

The Atlantic

“Whoever Is There, Come on Through”

“Being depressed is like being in a dream. The suspicion is that everyone you meet is actually depressed, too, only they don’t know it.”...

The New Yorker

What Can David LaChapelle's Celebrity-Fuelled Fantasias Tell Us Now?

David Piebenbring on two new books featuring the art of the photographer David LaChapelle, “Lost + Found Part I” and “Good News Part II.”...

The New Yorker

The Impossible Task of Remembering the Nanking Massacre

The book case in my childhood bedroom contained worlds far from my own. There was my volume of folk tales from the Childcraft encyclopedia series, along with an illustrated Bi...

The Atlantic

Trump insists he’s not firing special counsel Mueller

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the man tasked with investigating the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, but said he will not fire Robert Mueller. The post T...

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Scores Second-Best Opening Ever

Star Wars: The Last Jedi fell short of The Force Awakens' record-setting boxThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Star Wars:...

Rolling Stone

‘A unique Canadian problem:’ Apps connect teams with netminders

Hockey teams facing a shortage of goalies, who need specialized skills and can't be replaced by just any player, are turning to new technology. The post &...

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Kiss' Gene Simmons Responds to Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit

Gene Simmons faces a lawsuit filed a woman who accuses the Kiss bassist of sexual misconduct during a November interview.The woman, listed as "Jane Doe&am...

Rolling Stone

The Lesson of Black Thought’s Viral Freestyle

Jelani Cobb on the hip-hop artist known as Black Thought and a freestyle display he performed in the studios of Station WQHT, also known as Hot 97...

The New Yorker

Black Thought Is Still Getting Better

Jelani Cobb on the hip-hop artist known as Black Thought and a freestyle display he performed in the studios of Station WQHT, also known as Hot 97...

The New Yorker

‘Will They Take Me, Too?’

What happens to American children when their parents are deported?...

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See Foo Fighters Turn 'Everlong' Into Christmas Medley on 'SNL'

Foo Fighters transformed their hit "Everlong" into a Christmas medley on Saturday Night Live, where the band served as musical guest on the 2...

Rolling Stone

The Secret Identity of Marvel Comics’ Editor

In late November, C.B. Cebulski lost his secret identity. The longtime editor and talent scout for Marvel Comics had just arrived in the United States to become editor in chie...

The Atlantic

More Hurricanes? Prepare for Stormier Pop Charts

Over the past half-century, climate scientists have learned that the weather leaves behind a hidden history of itself. Through evidence preserved in tree rings, in the gunk at...

The Atlantic

How to Move On to the Next Holiday-Market Stall Without Being Awkward About It

Colin Stokes writes a humorous list of ways to break it to the owner of a holiday-market stall that you want to leave without buying anything...

The New Yorker

A Brief Glossary for Trump's Judicial Nominees

Matthew Petersen, a lawyer and member of the Federal Election Commission, recently struggled to answer basic questions about trial procedure (for example, “What is a motion...

The Atlantic

‘I’ve Spent My Life Studying These Books That Say Decency Actually Matters’

Since Donald Trump was elected one year ago, I’ve heard from a number of rabbis who feel caught. They’re not sure how to speak into this moment of intense partisan divisio...

The Atlantic

How The Last Jedi Lands So Many Big Twists

This story contains spoilers for all of The Last Jedi.“This is not going to go the way you think!” growls Luke Skywalker in a line that was, wisely, selected as the money...

The Atlantic

What's in—and Out of—the Final Republican Tax Bill

The legislation congressional Republicans finalized on Friday and are likely to enact next week delivers on many of the party’s—and President Trump’s— promises for a l...

The Atlantic

The Media Comes for the Monarchy in Season 2 of “The Crown”

Troy Patterson reviews Season 2 of “The Crown,” the Netflix series about a young Queen Elizabeth, starring Claire Foy and John Lithgow...

The New Yorker

Sunday Reading: Childhood

Revisit pieces about childhood from The New Yorker’s archives, by Margaret Talbot, Nick Paumgarten, and more...

The New Yorker

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur...

The Atlantic

How one man with a kite disrupted Victoria air traffic

Neil Parman has been sending kites high—really high—since his mid-20s. His obsession comes with the occasional spot of legal trouble. The post How one man with a kite disr...

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"I love you, I’m here for you, and I’ll always be here for you. But I can’t save you."

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s widow on addiction, loss, and recovery...

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Tom DeLonge's To the Stars Academy Posts Declassified UFO Videos

Tom DeLonge's To the Stars Academy of Arts & Science posted a pair of declassified U.S. military videos Saturday purportedly showing evidence...

Rolling Stone

Other Words Trump Could Silence

On Thursday, the Trump administration instructed policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention not to use the following words in official documents being p...

The Atlantic

The Final Version of the G.O.P. Tax Bill Is a Corrupt, Cruel, Budget-Busting Hairball

John Cassidy examines the final version of the congressional Republican tax-reform bill, which is set for a vote in the coming week...

The New Yorker

An idiosyncratic survey of great Canadian reads

Randy Boyagoda's picks for CanLit to curl up with this winter The post An idiosyncratic survey of great Canadian reads appeared first on Macleans.ca...

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An Accounting for the Uncounted

Every now and again, an article is published about something you know you should know, but don't want to know.“The Uncounted,”Azmat Khan and Anand Gopal’s g...

The Atlantic

Watch Run the Jewels Ruin Stephen Colbert's Wholesome Christmas Video

Run the Jewels invade Stephen Colbert's wholesome Christmas song in the new video for the Late Show's "Jingle Jingle (Santa...

Rolling Stone

See the Roots' Black Thought Freestyle for 10 Minutes

The Roots' Tarik "Black Thought" Trotter sat down with Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon Friday to discuss the rapper&a...

Rolling Stone

See the Roots' Black Thought Talk Epic Freestyle on 'Fallon'

The Roots' Tarik "Black Thought" Trotter sat down with Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon Friday to discuss the rapper&a...

Rolling Stone

How Will “Hamilton” Play in England?

Daniel Pollack-Pelzner writes about how Lin-Manuel Miranda’s American Revolution musical “Hamilton” will be received in London for its West End début...

The New Yorker

What to Stream This Weekend

Richard Brody recommends sci-fi films better than “Star Wars” available to stream, including “Predestination” and “Upstream Color,” on Amazon, iTunes, Netflix, and...

The New Yorker

10 Revealing Remarks About Education in 2017

This year, education often dominated the national conversation. New appointments in the Education Department and escalating debates on college access brought school-related is...

The Atlantic

Donald Crowhurst’s disastrous race around the globe and the heartbreak he left behind

In 1969, Donald Crowhurst fooled the world into believing he was completing the fastest non-stop solo circumnavigation of the globe. Then his boat was found, empty and adrift...

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A Yazidi family’s traumatic first days in Canada

A refugee family from Iraq says they couldn’t have coped with the shock of their new lives without the support of a dedicated group of volunteers—raising questions about C...

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Jonathan Kay: What ‘Coco’ says about the flip side of family love

Opinion: With the holidays upon us, leave it to an animated movie inspired by the Day of the Dead to bust myths about what really defines family life The post Jonathan Kay: Wh...

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These Amazon parcel thieves are stealing Christmas

Truck-stalking thieves are scooping gifts dropped at your door by UPS, FedEx and Canada Post, too. But online shoppers are fighting back. The post These Amazon parcel thieves...

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Environmentally Friendly Clothing

Pia Mileaf-Patel illustrates a humorous series of cartoons depicting environmentally friendly clothing, including banana-peel slippers and a live fur coat...

The New Yorker

Why Don't America's Rich Give More to Charity?

The rising wealth of the top tier of earners seems to be inaugurating a new age of charitable giving. More than 150 billionaires from around the world have now signed Bill and...

The Atlantic

The 9 Best Cookbooks of 2017

The year’s instructional book—the one that increases basic understanding of cooking and comfort and confidence in the kitchen—is Samin Nosrat’s Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat,...

The Atlantic

'The Court System Shouldn't Interrupt the Treatment Process'

The notion that drug addiction is a health condition is not, in the main, controversial in 2017—not politically and not medically. For decades, doctors and researchers have...

The Atlantic

The Best New Yorker Photography of 2017

A collection of the best photography featured in The New Yorker in 2017, from portraits of Father John Misty to pictures that expose cracks in North Korea’s façade...

The New Yorker

Sonia Gandhi Leaves the Stage

In 1994, Sonia Gandhi published a book of photographs from her private life with her late husband, Rajiv Gandhi. It included a dozen pictures from their trips to Italy, where...

The Atlantic

Marc Emery was right; Julian Fantino was wrong

Stephen Maher: The activist faces a huge fine and will be locked out of the legal weed business. The former cop is set to cash in. The post Marc Emery was right; Julian Fantin...

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The Hidden Succession News in Rupert Murdoch’s Sale of Fox Entertainment to Disney

Ken Auletta writes about the industry news surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s sale of Fox Entertainment to Disney, and how the merger will affect Murdoch’s sons James and Lachla...

The New Yorker

The Double-Murder Case That Still Haunts Me

Nathan Heller on the documentary film “Killing for Love,” by Karin Steinberger and Marcus Vetter, which explores the case of Elizabeth Haysom and Jens Soering, who were co...

The New Yorker

The Atlantic Daily: Soft but Crushing Social Pressures

What We’re FollowingIn Politics: Republicans appear to have locked down the votes they need to pass their tax bill after negotiators overcame the objections of two Senate ho...

The Atlantic

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Tax on Deck

Today in 5 LinesPresident Trump told reporters that he would rebuild the FBI, after he criticized the agency’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. The presi...

The Atlantic

Review: Eminem Is Raw, Honest and Compelling as Ever on 'Revival'

This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Review: Eminem Is Raw, Honest and Compelling as Ever on 'Revival'...

Rolling Stone

Best Music Docs of 2017

Deadheads, jazzbos and punk rockers unite! We've got our picks for the year's best music documentaries – from a look at the Grateful Dead&#...

Rolling Stone

Nicolás Maduro Takes Control, and Louise Erdrich on the Future

Jon Lee Anderson reports from Venezuela, where democracy is on the ropes; and Louise Erdrich imagines a dark future in Minnesota...

The New Yorker

How Republicans Closed the Deal on Tax Cuts

It’s all over except the voting.Republican negotiators representing the House and Senate on Friday morning signed off on a final version of legislation that will, at a cost...

The Atlantic

Peter Jackson: Harvey Weinstein Blacklisted Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino

Peter Jackson revealed in a recent interview that he was strongly urged, likely under false pretenses, to avoid casting Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino in his Lord of the Rings f...

Rolling Stone

The Lessons of 'American War'

Dystopian novels are a difficult genre: They need to be imaginative, edging on the far-fetched, while being just plausible enough to terrify. Omar El Akkad’s American War, w...

The Atlantic

How a Single Remark Stole a Lithuanian Writer’s Livelihood

Masha Gessen on the Lithuanian writer Rūta Vanagaitė, who incurred the wrath of her country when she challenged the biography of an anti-Soviet resistance fighter...

The New Yorker

Why Canada needs more trade with Asia

Trudeau needs to push harder on trade deals outside of North America The post Why Canada needs more trade with Asia appeared first on Macleans.ca...

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Net Neutrality Was Never Enough

Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, opens a bag of Cheetos with his teeth, dumps them onto a hipster food-court lunch bowl, and slathers it in Sri...

The Atlantic

Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Self-Aware Afterlife

Ian Crouch on Jean-Claude Van Damme’s new Amazon series, “Jean-Claude Van Johnson,” in which the nineties action star occupies an uneasy space between satire, homage, an...

The New Yorker

The loo Prince Harry used, and other questions of taste in the sale of Meghan Markle’s home

Turns out there's etiquette to selling a house with royal connections, and toilets and beds are part of it The post The loo Prince Harry used, and other questions...

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10 Best Documentaries of 2017

Man can not live on fiction alone, of course – and in an era when "fake news" has become a catch-all battle cry, the need...

Rolling Stone

If you only read one book about Trump over the holidays, make it this one

We've surveyed the many books on the U.S. president so you don't have to The post If you only read one book about Trump over the holidays, make it t...

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Mark Hamill Recalls Time He and Carrie Fisher Made Out 'Like Teenagers'

Nearly one year after Carrie Fisher's tragic death, her Star Wars costar Mark Hamill revealed that he and his leading lady did, in fact, once lock lips off-sc...

Rolling Stone

Beverley McLachlin’s final minutes at the Supreme Court

The chief justice who redefined the job and left a lasting mark on Canada departs with a few parting words and much praise The post Beverley McLachlin’s fina...

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Photos of the Week: Giant Skulls, Leopards, a Space Capsule Landing

The Thomas Fire in southern California, leopards in India and New York, unrest in the West Bank and Argentina, an FCC vote on net neutrality in the U.S., Christmas in a Brazil...

The Atlantic

Frank Zappa's 1973 Roxy Residency Focus of New Box Set

Frank Zappa's legendary two-night, four-show December 1973 stand at Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre will be the focus of an upcoming box set packed...

Rolling Stone

Watch Run the Jewels' Apocalyptic 'Call Ticketron' Video

Run the Jewels roam around Madison Square Garden as surreal scenes unfold across New York City in the group's mysterious "Call Ticketron&...

Rolling Stone

Macaulay Culkin Channels His Inner Kevin McCallister in Wrestling Match

Macaulay Culkin turned back the clock at a wrestling show in Los Angeles this week. Fighting against Peter Avalon, Ray Rosas and former WWE star Swoggle, Culkin did his best i...

Rolling Stone

Why Donald Trump can be charged with obstruction

Laurence H. Tribe: The president is not immune from prosecution when performing his constitutionally authorized duties The post Why Donald Trump can be charged with obstructio...

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Why Trump can be charged with obstruction

Laurence H. Tribe: The president is not immune from prosecution when performing his constitutionally authorized duties The post Why Trump can be charged with obstruction appea...

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The Annotated ‘Nationalist’s Delusion’

This article is edited from a story shared exclusively with members of The Masthead, the membership program from The Atlantic. Find out more.***“Trumpism,” writes Adam Ser...

The Atlantic

The 24 Best Television Episodes of 2017

The Atlantic’s editors and writers pick their favorite 2017 moments from The Handmaid’s Tale, Master of None, The Leftovers, Better Things, and more. (Just to be clear, sp...

The Atlantic

Are police doing enough to find missing people in Toronto’s Gay Village?

Two recent deaths in Toronto's Gay Village—in addition to five missing-persons cases—have left the LGBTQ community frustrated The post Are police doing enough...

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What the fourth industrial revolution means for your job

Opinion: Rapid technological advances will destroy some jobs, but it doesn't need to be a catastrophe if we take steps to manage the transition The post What the...

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Neo-Nazis are no joke—they just want you to think they are

A style guide for a neo-Nazi publication reveals what should be obvious, writes Tabatha Southey: darkness lurks behind their self-parodying 'humour'...

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How the Trump Resistance Went Pro in Alabama

Charles Bethea reports on the role of progressive groups in propelling the Democrat Doug Jones to victory over the Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate election...

The New Yorker

It's Really Hard to Know When a Zoo Animal Is Pregnant

Sex at the zoo is a highly managed affair.When zookeepers do not want a species to reproduce, birth control is in order. “Chimps take human birth-control pills, giraffes are...

The Atlantic

Daily Cartoon: Friday, December 15th

Ellis Rosen’s Daily Cartoon suffers the consequences of the repeal of net neutrality...

The New Yorker

10 New Albums to Stream Now: Eminem, N.E.R.D. and More Rolling Stone Editors' Picks

Eminem, RevivalFor his ninth album, Eminem lashes out at Trump, apologizes to his ex-wife, takes stock of his career and drops a few old-fashioned Slim Shady horrorcore splatt...

Rolling Stone

Matt Damon's on Hollywood Sexual Misconduct Scandals: 'There's a Spectrum'

Matt Damon offered his two cents on the seemingly endless number of Hollywood heavyweights and public figures who have been accused of sexual misconduct in recent months, but...

Rolling Stone

If You Ask Me: Superstuds Hemsworth and Hammer, Plus Other Members of the Dream-Date League

Libby Gelman-Waxner writes about the dream-date characters of superhero movies, including those played by Chris Hemsworth, Jason Momoa, and Armie Hammer...

The New Yorker

Longform's Best of 2017

We recommended 1,198 articles articles this year, from 971 writers and 283 publications. These were our favorites...

Longform

A Week Around the World With The Atlantic

What We’re WritingThe United States and Russia: In her new magazine cover story, Julia Ioffe posited a simple thesis about Vladimir Putin: that he is not the manipulative ma...

The Atlantic

The Weaponization of Awkwardness

“Young women say yes to sex they don’t actually want to have all of the time. Why? Because we condition young women to feel guilty if they change their mind.”That was th...

The Atlantic

Watch Michael Jackson's New 'Blood on the Dance Floor 2017' Video

Michael Jackson's classic "Blood on the Dance Floor" short film seamlessly integrates new footage from Cirque du Soleil in a...

Rolling Stone

Everything You Never Thought to Ask About Astronaut Food

Days before his return to Earth in 2008, NASA astronaut Daniel Tani told reporters he couldn’t wait to do something very ordinary after spending four months in space.“I’...

The Atlantic

Dr. Dre's 'The Chronic': 10 Things You Didn't Know

Although Dr. Dre had already helped put L.A. gangsta rap on the map as a member of N.W.A, it was his solo debut, released in December 1992, that made the good doctor a househo...

Rolling Stone

Hear the Decemberists' 'Ben Franklin's Song' From 'Hamilton' Project

The Decemberists resurrected an unused set of Hamilton lyrics with "Ben Franklin's Song," the first installment of Lin-Manue...

Rolling Stone

Oil Has Cursed Venezuela

Editor’s Note: What follows is an adapted excerpt from a book co-written by Leopoldo López, a Venezuelan opposition leader, and Gustavo Baquero. López is o...

The Atlantic

Oil Has Cursed Venezuela—But Could Also Save the Country

Editor’s Note: What follows is an adapted excerpt from a book co-written by Leopoldo López, a Venezuelan opposition leader, and Gustavo Baquero. López is o...

The Atlantic

Trump's Formidable Judicial-Appointment Machine Starts to Sputter

For a presidency beset by problems of policy and politics at home and abroad, judicial appointments have been a rare bright spot for the Donald Trump administration. Any list...

The Atlantic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers questions in first year-end interview

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was live on BT Friday morning in his first year-end interview. On top of discussing major Canadian issues, Trudeau answered the age-old question...

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How Oriana Fallaci's Writings on Islamism Are Remembered—and Reviled

The Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci was born in 1929, before the outbreak of World War II, and died in 2006, after 9/11. These two horrifying events shaped her writing and w...

The Atlantic

Justin Trudeau on trade, pot and Die Hard’s status as a Christmas movie

On City's Breakfast Television, the Prime Minister was optimistic about NAFTA and insistent that he's pro-small business. He also got into the weeds...

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The State of the 2018 Oscar Race

Michael Schulman writes about the odds for films such as “Call Me by Your Name,” “The Shape of Water,” “The Post,” and more in advance of Oscar season...

The New Yorker

Why We Should Be Worried about a War in Space

This article is edited from a story shared exclusively with members of The Masthead, the membership program from The Atlantic. Find out more.One hundred miles above the Earth...

The Atlantic

Where BoJack Horseman Season 4 Shone Brightest

Many years in the future—at a time when much of Los Angeles is underwater and robots teach schoolchildren—a young cat named Ruthie is giving a class presentation about her...

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