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James Harden Isn't Playing Around

The outrageous blossoming of the NBA’s most exciting player.<p><b>James Harden</b> knew what he was getting into, back in 2016, when he signed with Trolli, arch-nemesis of candymaker Haribo, the dominant player for decades in the Gummi space. He approached Trolli, and together they were taking a shot at the …

A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof

“What are you?” a member of the Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston asked at the trial of the white man who killed eight of her fellow black parishioners and their pastor. “What kind of subhuman miscreant could commit such evil?... What happened to you, Dylann?”<p>Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah spent …

Dylann Roof

The one baseball's been waiting for

So far, the two-way sensation is living up to Ruthian expectations. But how will he possibly keep this up? We trace his journey back to Japan in …

Dying Laughing

Peruse <i>The Onion</i>’s recent headlines and you might notice they’ve been spiced with an extra dash of salt. On March 15: “Elon Musk Embarrassed After …

Social Media

Salon.com

Best essays of 2017: Preyed upon by a Hollywood director <b>Ainsley McWha</b><p>Best essays of 2017: The mothering class <b>TaraShea Nesbit</b><p>Best essays of 2017: The day I put my bikini away <b>T. Runyan</b><p>Best essays of 2017: Danger in my belly <b>Boyah J. Farah</b><p>Best essays of 2017: Of mice and murder, and Ronald Reagan <b>Peter</b> …

Ronald Reagan

Best of 2017: Best Online Articles & Essays

Continuing with our series of “Best of 2017″ lists curated by the entire <i>CCM-Entropy</i> community, we present some of our favorite selections as …

Pablo Picasso

Kamala Harris Is Dreaming Big

IT’S A COLD JANUARY NIGHT in D.C., and I’m at the Hart Senate Office Building, trailing U.S. Senator Kamala Harris into a conference room. Inside, a group of young Latino congressional staffers has gathered to meet the Democratic star from California. When she enters, flanked by aides, and dressed …

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

How a Group of Journalists Turned Hip-Hop Into a Literary Movement

Sitting in a homely bistro on Malcolm X Boulevard, music journalist Greg Tate is bundled up in a peaked beanie, bright yellow scarf, and plenty of padded layers. His threads offer protection from the chill setting down on the Harlem streets outside, streets that have offered a home to a galaxy of …

The Pitch: Pacific Standard’s executive editor shares some do’s and don’ts

Jennifer Sahn, executive editor of Pacific Standard, understands why writers sometimes feel frustrated when editors take weeks to respond to their …

Painkillers

Edit tests are out of control, say journalists in search of jobs

<b>In the spring of 2015,</b> <i>GQ</i> asked freelance writer and editor Beejoli Shah to produce a four-page front-of-book section for the magazine. She was …

The Wisdom of Keith Richards

At 74, Keith Richards is still a style icon. And although he’s aware that at some point the music must stop, for now there’s a new album to finish and a tour to plan<p>I AIN’T GONNA BE around forever—not even me!”<p>Keith Richards, shrouded in an ever-present cloud of cigarette smoke, wheezes a laugh …

New Albums

Scores in one West Michigan school district typify state’s malaise

Allegan Public Schools was among dozens of districts that showed little student growth in a Stanford study. It’s story is the story of public …

Tonya Harding Would Like Her Apology Now

BATTLE GROUND, Wash. — Tonya Harding’s name isn’t Tonya Harding anymore. “My name is Tonya Price,” she said, when she saw me taking notes. In 2010, she had just returned home to Washington from Los Angeles, where she’d been doing another one of the odd jobs she’d collected over the years — color …

Tonya Harding

What Happens When Athletes Do the Sportswriting?

Earlier this month, just before the N.B.A. trade deadline, the Cleveland Cavaliers offloaded their point guard, Isaiah Thomas, to the Los Angeles Lakers. It was the second time that Thomas had been traded in the last six months, and it suggested that he was destined for a career as a journeyman …

Journalism

The Pitch: How to break into The California Sunday Magazine

In just over three years of existence, The California Sunday Magazine has emerged as one of the best magazines in the country. The San …

Writing

America's Basketball Heaven

The tiny hometown of Brandon Ingram and other NBA stars has faced biblical floods, economic devastation, gang violence, even wayward nuclear bombs, …

‘I’m Just More Afraid of Climate Change Than I Am of Prison’

On Oct. 11, 2016, Michael Foster and two companions rose before dawn, left their budget hotel in Grand Forks, N.D., and drove a white rental sedan toward the Canadian border, diligently minding the speed limit. The day was cold and overcast, and Foster, his diminutive frame wrapped in a down …

Crime

Snowboarder Red Gerard, 17, Wins First U.S Gold Medal at 2018 Winter Olympics

Making America proud! <b>Red Gerard</b> has nabbed the first gold medal for Team USA in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.<p>The 17-year-old …

'F--k Yeah!' We Watched Red Gerard Win Team USA's First Gold Medal With His Incredible Family

American slopestyle snowboarding phenom Red Gerard, 17, had yet to execute a clean run in the Olympic finals at the Phoenix Snow Park in Bongpyeong, …

Teen Olympian Overslept, Lost Coat, Said F*ck on TV, and Won U.S.'s First Gold of 2018

Red Gerard, literal Olympian, great American, and newly anointed patron saint of teenagers, won the United States its first gold medal at the 2018 …

Cool Teen Red Gerard Overslept Before Winning Olympic Gold

On Sunday morning, 17-year-old snowboarder Red Gerard became first American to win gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics, and the youngest American man to …

Quincy Jones on the Secret Michael Jackson and the Problem With Modern Pop

In both music and manner, Quincy Jones has always registered — from afar, anyway — as smooth, sophisticated, and impeccably well-connected. (That’s …

Black Panther Is a Beautiful Showcase for Natural Hair

The stars! The clothes! The music! With its February 16 release date approaching, everyone is experiencing <i>Black Panther</i> fever. While we still have to …

Why I’m Teaching My Daughters to Be Rude

A few years ago, I was walking near my apartment with my daughters, then 7 and 4, when an older man I recognized from the neighborhood began to talk …

What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

Indiana University

The Man Who Would Save Country Music

In 2012, Travis Kitchens, a young writer and filmmaker from Baltimore, made a pilgrimage to the far northeastern corner of Maryland. He had heard stories about an eccentric musician and artist named Zane Campbell from up that way. People talked about a “hillbilly madman,” a punk version of outlaw …

Did Ivanka Trump Just “All Lives Matter” Black History Month?

Sometimes silence is golden—so you’d think that members of the Trump family-slash-administration would value it more, given their interior design tastes. But Ivanka Trump just can’t seem to tweet right when it comes to celebrating national holidays that conflict, explicitly or implicitly, with her …

In Michigan, more than 150 communities are financially distressed

The challenge<p>The number of communities the state considers distressed is long – 138 cities, 36 townships and 15 villages, that run the gamut from …

Ann Arbor

Your Dog Feels No Shame

The myth of canine guilt<p>In 2011, a Maryland dog owner named Mali Vujanic uploaded a video to YouTube confidently titled “Guilty!” He’d come home to find his two retrievers near an empty bag of cat treats. The first dog, a golden retriever, lounged calmly, her conscience seemingly clean. But the …

Animal Behavior