David Wallace-Wells

  1. How Many Ways Can You Blow a World Series?The pain of “wait till next year.”
  2. the sports section
    The Most Costly Error in World Series History?Some biased, somewhat depressed postgame thoughts.
  3. the sports section
    Was Game 3 a World Series Turning Point?Some proudly-biased postgame thoughts.
  4. Is It Over for the Mets?An unapologetically biased postgame debriefing.
  5. Honestly, What Was Céspedes Doing on That Homer?A morning-after World Series debriefing.
  6. in conversation
    How Aaron Sorkin Designed Steve Jobs“I knew that nothing else was going to matter to me if I couldn’t get past the manner in which Steve was a father.”
  7. tomorrow
    Adventures in the Science of the SuperorganismMaybe we’re not infested with aliens. Maybe the aliens are part of what makes us us.
  8. tomorrow
    Adventures in the Science of the SuperorganismMaybe we’re not infested with aliens. Maybe the aliens are part of what makes us us.
  9. portents
    It Turns Out Bees Are, Quite Literally, Worrying Themselves to DeathThey’re dying of stress, which is stressing us out. But we’ve only got ourselves to blame.
  10. seen
    Saltz: How Kim Kardashian Became ImportantLast year, just the idea that Kim and Kanye could be creating something got people’s panties in a real twist. Now Kanye has gotten an honorary Ph.D. from the same art school that gave me one, and Kim is a role model, too.
  11. art
    Saltz: Did Modernism Even Happen in America?At the same moment in the early 20th century when Europe and Russia, especially, were trying to make art dealing with the modern condition, Americans were actually just being modern, living it.
  12. books
    How Benjamin Kunkel Went From Novelist to Marxist Public IntellectualHis new book Utopia or Bust is a collection of rigorous and unapologetic essays.
  13. profile
    Salman Rushdie Turns Screenwriter for Midnight’s Children“This is a very important book for me, it’s a book that actually gave me the confidence that I could be the writer I had hoped I could be.”
  14. A Brain With a HeartOliver Sacks has made a literary art of staring into the minds of others. So what does he make of his own?
  15. In Conversation: Martin AmisFrom his new home base in Brooklyn, the British novelist and firebrand talks to David Wallace-Wells about sex, porn, rioting, the difference be […]
  16. books
    Martin Amis On Terrorism, Pornography, Brooklyn“Embarrassingly idyllic, really. Like living in the fifties—so philoprogenitive.”
  17. Say It Ain’t So, Quiz Show!1956
  18. “Howard Hughes”Spruce goosed!
  19. Shape-ShiftressFashion and pop have always gone together. But then there’s Nicki Minaj.
  20. 6. Because Our Marlboro Man Is a Novelist.Beginning this fall, planted right in the middle of the circus—next to the barn-size ads pushing blockbuster movies, was a billboard in three pa […]