Our February issue is out now!
Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
Judit Polgár is so much more fascinating than her male counterparts
By Zoe Strimpel
An interview with one of the show’s most vocal fans
She remains one of American literature’s great survivors — and provocateurs
Why is Queen Bey’s new album packed with profanities?
We live in the era of the overmarketed, oversweetened, overpriced and overexplained cocktail
The two former functions of sex have essentially evaporated
Savage is no cookie-cutter lefty, for all his haranguing in favour of baroque sexual lifestyles
The legendary journalist weighs in on Russia, IQ, immigration and his forthcoming book on Christianity
The professor is blisteringly blunt about the woke ‘capture’ of institutions
It’s the communication culture spawned by Tinder itself that is the biggest menace
Sexting has taken the place of sex
The process by which alleged crimes are converted into instant cultural, social and professional death has attained warp speed
A discussion of ‘wokeism’ ended up as a bloody inquisition against evolutionary biologist Bret Weinstein
All men have to do on Bumble is swipe away, sit back and watch the cute messages roll in
Science & Tech
Has online dating really ruined relationships?
Why are young men so scared of sex?
Peter Boghossian’s fight for freedom
Dan Savage has fallen out of love with the left
Joyce Carol Oates intellectualizes Yellowstone
Bumble’s ‘feminism’ is half-baked
Andrew Sullivan searches for spirituality
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.