News&Politics

Thanking Black People Is Great, Being Better White People Is Better

In the last month or so, my two-year-old daughter has become a relentless and shameless “thank you” bomber striking from all angles. If my wife hands her a bottle of milk, “Thank you, mommy!” will come immediately after she clutches it. And then again after she’s taken the first sip, where she’ll dramatically pause, sayContinue Reading “Thanking Black People Is Great, Being Better White People Is Better”

Entertainment

40 Pop Culture Masterpieces You Missed This Year While the World Burned

A few things in culture broke through the noise since the election. Wonder Woman. It. DJ Khaled’s baby. More often, though, the pop stuff you normally would’ve found yourself devouring was buried beneath an avalanche of breaking-news alerts. That movie came out the night Mooch was fired? No wonder you missed it. The dishy bookContinue Reading “40 Pop Culture Masterpieces You Missed This Year While the World Burned”

Sports

Aaron Judge Will See You Now

He’s an affront to baseball’s lovefest with advanced metrics. Because no matter what esoteric stat you conjure up to measure Aaron Judge’s raw power—bat speed, exit velocity, jaws dropped, pissed-off pitchers—none accurately reflect the experience of having watched the 25-year-old Yankees sensation on his rookie rampage this past season. Day after day, The Judge wouldContinue Reading “Aaron Judge Will See You Now”

Grooming

Ask an Expert: Exactly How Bad Is Drinking Alcohol for Your Skin?

Every mirror-conscious binge drinker has noticed a correlation between his thirstier nights and obnoxious pimples a day or two later. That and a general sense of the skin having turned into parchment overnight—dry to the point of scaly. So, what exactly is happening to the skin when you drink so much? Why is the bodyContinue Reading “Ask an Expert: Exactly How Bad Is Drinking Alcohol for Your Skin?”

Style

Who Mastered Menswear Best in 2017? Vote Now for GQ’s Most Stylish Man of 2017

We’ve pitted 64 of the best-dressed and swerve-iest men on planet Earth together in head-to-head heats to find your Most Stylish Man of 2017. But how do you define a category with such a diverse array of well-dressed guys—from Tom Hiddleston (and Ford) to Raf Simons and Shawn Mendes to Jeff Goldblum and a sprinklingContinue Reading “Who Mastered Menswear Best in 2017? Vote Now for GQ’s Most Stylish Man of 2017”

News&Politics

Doug Jones Won Because Donald Trump Can’t Control Trumpism Anymore

By 9:30 PM on Election Night in Alabama, most every major news network had made their calls: By a narrow-but-safe margin, Democratic nominee Doug Jones had defeated his Republican counterpart, disgraced former state supreme court justice and alleged child predator Roy Moore, and won himself a seat in the United States Senate. The reason theContinue Reading “Doug Jones Won Because Donald Trump Can’t Control Trumpism Anymore”