The Swarm of Bees Outside Vox Media, Explained – VICE

In Trump’s America, the press is under attack. You know what I’m talking about—in your head, do a montage of Donald Trump saying “fake news,” congressional candidates body-slamming reporters, and so on. But on Tuesday, that war intensified, when a swarm of bees lingered outside Vox Media’s New York City offices. What Are Bees? “Bees […]

Rex Tillerson Doesn’t Understand America – The Atlantic

Google Microdata Mobile only ad Article “Cover” His idea that the country’s interests and its values are two separate things—the first mandatory, the second optional—reflects a misreading of the past. Google Metadata Yuri Gripas / Reuters On May 3rd Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave his first big speech about American foreign policy to the […]

Is Trump Unfit to Be President? – The Atlantic

Google Microdata Mobile only ad Article “Cover” The Unfit President Unlike George W. Bush and Barack Obama before him, Trump doesn’t seem to care about working out or eating healthy. Google Metadata Michelle Kondrich / The Atlantic When Teddy Roosevelt was in office, he had the White House basement coated with mats. An avid martial […]

So THAT’S Why Men Never Use The Second Button On Suits | The Huffington Post

It’s a well-documented style rule that men should never button the second button of a two-button suit jacket. It’s considered appropriate to button the top one when standing, sure, but never the second. So if no one’s supposed to use the bottom button, why does it exist? As with many fashion curiosities, history reportedly factors in. Legend goes […]

The Battle of ‘Miss Saigon’: Yellowface, Art and Opportunity – The New York Times

Cover Photo A Broadway opening-night picket of “Miss Saigon” in 1991. Credit Corky Lee The Battle of ‘Miss Saigon’: Yellowface, Art and Opportunity The musical — a love story set during the Vietnam War — ignited a fierce debate over the casting of a white actor in a Eurasian role. Now, it’s back on Broadway. […]