Anaheed Alani edits stories for Rookie from a dark hole in NYC.
Plus a charming profile of a game-show host, cultural appropriation thoughts, and INSTAGRAM SHOES.
Plus a new Princess Diaries book, thoughts on #bringbackourgirls, amazing poetry, and more.
Big songs to sing very loudly with all your friends.
Come sail away.
The New Yorker’s TV critic tells us how to get her job—or not.
Books about discovery and loss.
An occasionally uncomfortable, undoubtedly polarizing, but ultimately satisfying talk about what it’s like to grow up rich, poor, or in between.
Our favorite recipe collections and other odes to food.
Plus Kurt Cobain’s feminism, the oral history of Reality Bites, and more.
Plus some very special music both new and old, Shirley Temple memories, and Kristen Stewart.
We are a website for hip fathers (for today at least). Trick...or treat? Only you can say!
P.S. Don't forget to send pictures of your own costumes to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday at noon EST, for our annual costume gallery.
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