Mithradates of Fond du Lac
by Kent Russell
Will Tim Friede, a self-immunizer with no medical training, be the first human to survive five venemous snakebites in one weekend?
Man of the Future
by Alex Mar
Fereidoun Esfandiary envisioned a world in which humans were limited by nothing not even death.
Painting at Dora
by Francois Le Lionnais
Surviving the winter in a concentration camp by touring an art museum of the mind.
The Boss Tells Me
A new poem by Victoria Chang
Japanese in Three Weeks
A new poem by
Real Life Rock Top Ten
by Greil Marcus
Stuff I’ve Been Reading
by Nick Hornby
What the Swedes Read
by Daniel Handler
Musin’s and Thinkin’s
by Jack Pendarvis
“Comics” edited by Alvin Buenaventura
by Scott Zieher
A conversation with the artist Trenton Doyle Hancock about his painting Kept On Keeping On.
interviewed by Peter Bebergal
The writer of Watchmen, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and much more discusses art, magic, and creating gods.
interviewed by Miranda Mellis
“By the time I am done with a book, I haunt the sentences, I remain in them, that is where I exist.”
interviewed by Jill Stauffer
Part two of three in an ongoing series of interviews on criminal justice, incarceration, and solitary confinement.
Joyce Carol Oates
interviewed by Agnes Barley
“I never dreamed that I would have a long career.”
B. J. Best’s But Our Princess Is In Another Castle
reviewed by Stephen Burt
Charles Dickens’s The Pickwick Papers
reviewed by Adam Colman
Zachary Schomburg’s Scary, No Scary
reviewed by Annie Julia Wyman
Douglas W. Milliken on the Idaho-Montana border
Schema: Movie Villains (and a Dude) Who Drink Milk
by Sarah Bean Freed