TMN Contributing Writer Llewellyn Hinkes-Jones is a Washington, DC-based writer whose work has also appeared in the Atlantic, Toronto Star, Washington City Paper, and the Awl.
After resigning in disgrace from the charity he helped found and losing his sponsorship with Nike, Lance Armstrong now must cope with the leak of his new memoir—excerpted here.
Predictions for the baseball season ahead from someone who hasn’t paid attention to sports statistics since the 1992 Orioles.
America adores its clichés about French culture—skinny women, hot sex, and “surrender monkeys.” But the Mali intervention shows France in a different light. From 2011, an appreciation for France’s history of conquering and oppressing the world.
Everyone has computer problems—only a chosen few are driven insane by them. A defense of daily paranoia.
California looks to legalize pot in November—and that, in many ways, would be a crime. An argument against political causes involving dreadlocked alien masks.
In Cuba, bloggers face reprisals and internet access is governed by mysterious forces. Even telephones can’t be trusted.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we attempt to help a young thespian realize his misinformed dreams.
Unless the newspaper honchos invent some brilliant ideas, the broadsheet is dead. A last-ditch brainstorm.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we reveal the secrets of the mighty triumvirate that rules the universe. But you didn’t hear about it here.
As the world goes Kindle and iPhone-mad, paperbacks and mixtapes become worthy of devotion. Watching a music collection disappear and wondering what it meant.
The dimensional hierarchy of artistic mediums usually goes like this: Written Word < Music < Video < Music Video < Opera < Virtual Reality. Too often this is mistaken for a hierachy of quality, where...
Barack Obama’s inauguration next week will be full of significant, historical events. But what about the seven days to follow?