The 9.9% is the New American Aristocracy
The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.
60+ Minutes - by Matthew Stewart for The Atlantic
Apple, Influence & Ive
The greatest designer of our generation talks watches for the very first time.
15 Minutes - by Benjamin Clymer for Hodinkee Magazine
What Happens When 'The Justin Bieber' of Food Grows Up
With a new restaurant and his 20th birthday looming, Flynn McGarry is working to shake off the Teen Chef label once and for all.
19 Minutes - by Rachel Sugar for Grub Street
The "Me" Decade and the Third Great Awakening
RIP Tom Wolfe: Written in 1976, Wolfe's piece sounds like it could easily describe today's generation: "The new alchemical dream is: changing one’s personality—remaking, remodeling, elevating, and polishing one’s very self . . . and observing, studying, and doting on it. (Me!)
60+ Minutes - by Tom Wolfe for New York Magazine
Her Darkest Role: Actress Allison Mack's Descent from 'Smallville' to Sex Cult
12 years after checking out a women's empowerment seminar, she stands accused of recruiting "slaves" and branding women with a hot cauterizing pen.
24 Minutes - by Scott Johnson, Rebecca Sun for The Hollywood REporter
Traumatic License: An Oral History of Action Park
“My dad’s whole idea was to do an amusement park differently, not where you just got strapped in and twisted around, but one where you controlled what was going on. You can have an awesome time, but you can also hurt yourself if you don’t use good judgment.” Editor's Note: I grew up going to Action Park, and it was amazing.
30 Minutes - by Jake Rossen for Mental Floss
My Adventures with the Trip Doctors
The researchers and renegades bringing psychedelics drugs into the mental health mainstream.
43 Minutes - by Michael Pollan for New York Magazine
Why Buying a House is So Much Harder Than in 1950
A postwar boom, legal discrimination, and new mortgage loans made suburban housing accessible, and set the stage for today's challenging mark.
13 Minutes - by Patrick Sisson for Curbed