TMN’s Contributing Writers know where to find the purple couch. Long live the pan flute, mini mafia, and Michael Jackson.
The kids are asleep upstairs, and the sitter waits alone in a darkened house—and then the phone rings. If you think you know what happens next, think again.
You can sleep with the closet light on, you can crawl into your parents’ bed, but you can never forget your first truly frightening horror movie. Our staff and readers agree.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we help a reader in need of creative, recession-friendly Halloween costume ideas.
With the imminent release of the Where the Wild Things Are movie, we’re swept up in childhood literary nostalgia. Our staff and readers tell us what filled their tiny bookshelves.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…someone who can divide a dinner bill five ways! Sometimes the best abilities are the ones the world can’t see. Our staff and readers share their talents.
At 4:15 p.m. on Aug. 14, 2003, tens of millions of people across the Northeast and Midwest U.S. and Ontario were suddenly without power. Our staff and readers tell us what happened next.
With the anniversary of the “moon landing” and the continued clamors of the birthers, conspiracy theories are in the news again. Here are our favorite shadowy plots.
Summer movies tend to crush box-office records, dumbfound critics, and be terrible. Our staff and readers tell us about the movies they know they shouldn’t love.
As the industry stands ready to pulp entire newsstands, devotees of periodicals refuse to give up on their first love. Our readers and writers extol their favorite ink-based publications.
Times are tight—but must they necessarily be bad? We asked our readers and writers to find the upside to the downturn.
As winter wanes, everyone grows tired of the cold and damp, whether they live in San Francisco, Austin, or London. A day in the life of TMN’s editors and writers on the first day of spring.
We asked: “Who are your would-be acquaintances, your potential best friends, your maybe-someday muses?” With hopeful associates living and dead, renown and unknown, the TMN readers and writers respond.