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'The Handmaid's Tale': Does June Escape Gilead in the Novel?

Hulu’s adaptation of “The Handmaid’s Tale” still has material from Margaret Atwood’s novel to pull from after one full season, but it’s moving into …

Literature

The Handmaid’s Tale is as searing as ever in season 2. But its blind spots haven’t gone away.

The Hulu drama has returned as a grimmer, broader, angrier show that still excels at exploring one perspective above all others.<p>Sitting down to watch <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> means giving in to a slow, bruising nightmare.<p>No matter how beautifully rendered it can be, <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> makes for my least …

TV

FBI Raid on Michael Cohen Is the Most Dangerous Day of Donald Trump’s Life

The president’s low-rent Ray Donovan can bully porn stars, but not Robert Mueller. The shtick is up.<p>Monday’s FBI raids on Michael Cohen’s Rockefeller …

Porn from the 1920s Was More Wild and Hardcore Than You Could Imagine

And the NSFW art form is disappearing.<p>Without even having seen it, you probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn the plot of the sexually explicit film “The Casting Couch.” In it, a young woman walks into a producer’s studio for an audition and is soon coerced into sex as quid pro quo for a part in …

What It's Like to Be Married to a Mexican Drug Trafficker

"Two days before my daughter was born, they kidnapped my husband's bodyguard. At dawn on the day she was born, we found him hanging from a bridge."<p><b>A version of this article originally appeared on VICE Mexico.</b> <b>Leer en Español.</b><p><i>Roughly 200,000 people have been killed and another 28,000 gone missing</i> …

Here are the top 10 reasons I don't believe in God

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless<i>by Greta Christina. The book is available</i> …

Faith

John Oliver’s Gay Bunny Book Outsells the Pences’

The Pences’ publisher blasted Oliver for politicizing their children’s book. We’ve read Oliver’s version. It is political, but its love-is-love …

The Beauty and Horror of Blue Planet II

David Attenborough’s latest documentary gorgeously reveals the world’s oceans—and shows how badly humans are screwing them up.<p>“Never,” declares Sir David Attenborough in the first episode of <i>Blue Planet II</i>, his latest hallucinatory swath of masterpiece nature television, “has there been a more …

“What the F--k Is NRATV?” Let John Oliver Explain

“Is human traffic getting you down? Do you have ISIS sympathizers in those hard-to-reach places? Are you tired of getting 9/11-ed? There’s got to be a better way! Try the AR-15, available at way too many stores near you.”<p>“The N.R.A.,” <b>John Oliver</b> said as he opened <i>Last Week Tonight</i>’s long segment …

Guns

Oscars 2018 Drinking Game: Rules For Sipping, Gulping And Guzzling Through Academy Awards

The Oscars are here, but unfortunately, the night isn't always one of the more exciting ones when it comes to television.<p>Though the broadcast is …

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma centers in the …

#TheLIST: The New Places to Honeymoon in 2015

Our picks for the the hottest untapped romantic getaways.<p>A honeymoon is meant to be anything but typical and, let's face it, a little about bragging rights. Tried-and-true standbys may work for any old holiday, but this special trip should be once in a lifetime. For the newly-engaged couple or …

8 Simple Ways to Avoid Raising Spoiled Kids

No one intends to raise spoiled brats, but it’s sometimes hard to see the consequences of your actions several years down the road.<p>Ron Lieber, …

The Man in the Van

He throws 96. He's the Jays' No. 1 prospect. He signed for millions. And he lives in a VW camper. Meet Daniel Norris, the most interesting pitcher in …

11 Superfoods That Work Better Together

Peanut butter and jelly. Soup and salad. Spaghetti and meatballs. There are a few classic pairings that will never go out of style. But some food …

Words Matter

Words matter. Especially in Iran where what is permissible — to say, to do, to be seen to say or do — is an ever changing thing.<p>It took us many years …

19 Easy Packed Lunches

Gallery19 Easy Packed Lunches<p>There's no reason to settle for a subpar paper bag lunch, haphazardly thrown together between drinking your coffee and rushing out the door. These travel-friendly recipes can all be made the day (or night) before, allowing you to sleep in a little later and to start out …

The 10 Salad Dressings to Know

Without dressing, salad would be extremely dry (and boring). Having a repertoire of dressings on hand can save your leafy greens and give them a bit of personality. Here are the 10 essential salad dressings to know -- just add lettuce.<p>More from Food52<p>• 9 Summer Salads<p>• Quinoa and Vegetable Chorizo …

Food

Garlicky Oven-Roasted Green Bean Salad With Hazelnuts and Blue Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Roasted green beans transition easily to this room temperature salad, maintaining their crunch beneath a balsamic vinaigrette. Finished with blue cheese and hazelnuts, it's a simple dish with showy results and makes …

Charred, Oven-Roasted Carrot Salad With Feta Cheese

Oven-roasted carrots get their caramelized sweetness from honey, balanced by a tangy dose of vinegar and fresh-squeezed lemon juice. When tossed with feta, the result is a refreshing, salty, and multi-textural alternative to staid or overly sweet vegetable preparations.<p>While wholly unnecessary, if …

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Quick and Easy One Pot Hungarian Chicken and Noodles With Cabbage

Cabbage and noodles is a classic Eastern European dish. Poke around and you'll find recipes for Hungarian cabbage and noodles, Polish cabbage and noodles, not to mention Czech, Slovak, and so on, all with very few variations. And it's no wonder—it's a soothing, comforting dish made with inexpensive …

31 Awesome April Fools' Day Pranks Your Kids Will Totally Fall For

Just because you're an adult doesn't mean you have to act like one.

Bacon and Egg Sandwiches with Pickled Spring Onions

4 Servings<p>This version of an egg sandwich, from Austin's Noble Sandwich Co., uses quick-pickled onions (proof that pickles make everything taste better), Sriracha mayonnaise to bring the heat (a dash of hot sauce would also do the drink), and arugula for brightness and bite.<p>April …

Breakfast

Best Salmon Recipe: The Only One You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of different ways to prepare salmon -- many of them good too -- but there's only one best way to cook this fish and we're going to share it with you.<p>When we talk about the best, we don't mean a fancy 12-hour preparation of a dinner that you'll finish in 20 under minutes. While we're …

Nutrition and Food, Well-Done | Men's Health

<b>Guy Gourmet</b> <br>This one-of-a-kind, guy-friendly approach to eating well won a James Beard Award, the gold standard in food journalism. Each week you'll find recipes for everything from great dinners to killer sandwiches, along with beer and drink tips, and anything else that delivers great taste …