The new Miles Davis biopic begins in the 1970s, at the end of Davis' five-year hiatus from the music scene. Critic David Edelstein calls Don Cheadle's portrayal of the musician "electrifying."
Instagram food photos often offer a curated image of an idealized existence. This book is not that: It pairs grainy photos of culinary monstrosities with fictional tales of the sad sacks eating them.
Photojournalist Kitra Cahana describes how her father dealt with a stroke that left his body completely paralyzed, and how his experience opened a world of opportunities for him.
Activist Nancy Lublin explains how Crisis Text Line, the first 24/7 text line of its kind, has helped millions of people by providing direct support as well as anonymous data about people in crisis.
Melissa Fleming, chief spokesperson for the UNHCR, tells the story of a young refugee who miraculously survived four days on a child's life ring after her boat was capsized in 2014.
Motivational speaker Matt Weinstein shares the lessons he learned after losing his life's savings to Bernie Madoff, a man who ran one of biggest investment scams in U.S. history.
Physician Ken Kamler describes his experience as a doctor on Mount Everest during one of its deadliest days in its history.
During the 1930s, as Hitler was rising to power in Germany, the man who would turn out to be his most implacable foe was drowning – in debt and champagne. A new book recounts the unbelievable excess.
We look at a big new movie and discuss what we want from our blockbusters. Then it's on to a discussion of the pop-culture objects we covet, plus What's Making Us Happy this week.
After days of criticism, the Smithsonian says the National Museum of African American History and Culture will make reference to the assault accusations against the comedian.
Architect Zaha Hadid died on Thursday at age 65. She was the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize, architecture's highest honor.
On Thursday night, CBS premieres Rush Hour, a reimagining of the buddy action flicks. Not much has changed as the show relies on stereotypes of the old film franchise.
In The Arm, baseball columnist Jeff Passan explains how competitive pressure on young players is making them more vulnerable.
Jacob Bernstein named his documentary about his mother after an Ephron family saying — "everything is copy," meaning that anything and everything that happens to you is fair game to write about.
From the beaches of New England, you could be looking toward Africa, Australia, Europe or South America. Andy Woodruff has illustrated the surprising paths we'd trace if we could follow our gaze.
Hadid was first famous for spectacular designs that were never built — but later proved her ideas worked in the real world, not just on paper. She was the first woman to win the Pritzker prize.
Frank Trentmann's sprawling new history looks at several centuries worth of consumerism. It's a huge, and hugely readable survey of all the ways we accumulate — and exhaust — material goods.
Authors Sarai Walker and Mona Awad were tired of the way fat characters were — and weren't — portrayed in fiction. Dietland and 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl attack a culture of stigmatization.
Take a tour of Asheville's creative hub and hear how local artists respond to a changing community.
Ever since Everybody Loves Raymond, the actor says he's been trying to take on more dramatic roles. In the HBO drama Vinyl, he plays a record company executive who contemplates suicide.