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Male Midlife Crisis Is Pure Hell in Will Arnett's Flaked 

The signifiers of upper middle class, white male midlife crisis have shifted across the past few generations with a lava-slow determination, time and culture churning on itself and ossifying into a whole new level of hell. Boomers who bought fast cars and unexpectedly took up squash or long-distance running evolved…

Karolina Waclawiak on Disappearing Trophy Wives and Courtney Stodden

Karolina Waclawiak’s new novel, The Invaders, focuses in on an aging trophy wife in a Connecticut beachside community who begins spiraling out of control alongside her drug-addled stepson, Teddy. While Waclawiak’s Cheryl escaped her working class life only to end up in a stifling community of wealth, Teddy, born into…

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