NYT Magazine Story Identifies the 'Wellness' Movement For Exactly What It Is: Dieting 

A devastating, beautifully written NYT Magazine piece by Taffy Brodesser-Akner explores the weight-loss industry’s recent rebranding into the lifestyle/wellness movement, cutting straight to the point that “wellness” is often the same thing as trying to conform to an age-old beauty ideal, while wearing an…

Baltimore Attorney Marilyn Mosby Speaks on Failed Freddie Gray Prosecutions in New Interview

State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby was under a gag order for nine months while prosecuting and ultimately failing to convict any of the officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. She’s spoken on the topic sporadically for the past few months, and today the New York Times Magazine published a new interview that seeks…

Well, Here's The Saddest Story You'll Read All Day

There’s a lot to learn about loss, grief and closure—maybe a myth—in “The Lost Ones,” Jennifer Percy’s cover story for the latest New York Times Magazine. Its two main subjects, Yuko Takamatsu and Masaaki Narita, have spent the last couple of years diving in the waters of Onagawa, Japan, searching for the bodies of…

Tyra Banks Wants Us To Feel Better About Ourselves So She Can Feel Better About Cashing In On It

"I think I was put on this earth to instill self-esteem in young girls," Tyra Banks tells Lynn Hirschberg, who wrote this Sunday's New York Times Magazine cover story on the model turned mogul. And that's what she's been telling the rest of us for the past five years since ANTM debuted. Throughout the lengthy article,…