A widely traveled editor (Spy, Time, Playboy), Malanowski is author of the political satire The Coup and the Byliner Civil War story And the War Came.
Tad Friend is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of Cheerful Money, about life as a modern-day WASP, and Planet Killers, a Byliner Original.
Ned Zeman writes about the rarefied worlds of mountain climbers, social climbers and celebrities. He is the author of the memoir The Rules of the Tunnel.
Kurt Andersen, the former editor of New York and Spy, is also the author of the novel True Believers and host of Public Radio International's Studio 360.
The United States Army has bases named after generals who killed United States Army soldiers.
How to get the attention of al Qaeda’s managing editor.
When we believed we’ve been fighting militarism, despotism, fascism, communism and militant Islamism, what we’ve really been fighting is whiskerism.
A true believer stumbles, grumbles, and dodges manhole covers on the campaign trail.
The fiftieth anniversary of the Bond franchise finds our hero more somber than suave, but his resurrection as a traditional film hero brings welcome substance to the series.
The equator would be a great place to visit, if only it existed.
How Jackie Kennedy changed our view of JFK.
The film ‘Max’ courts controversy in picturing Hitler as a young, thwarted artist.
The military academy cemetery rewards the wandering ironist.
Friends and fellow musicians play one last waltz for The Band’s legendary drummer.
The creator of the "New York Times’" award-winning Disunion blog tells the extraordinary story of the country’s slide into the Civil War. A riveting account of a national tragedy whose echoes are still with us today.
How a million surveillance cameras in London are proving George Orwell wrong.
Like a top athlete (or a character in a certain supernatural thriller), M. Night Shyamalan seems to see things others don’t see.
The Devil gets his due.
‘I Spy’ is the latest biracial buddy film (and marketers’ dream) to ignore the subject of race.
If ‘Rudy’ was going to present ‘the liberal jihad,’ then James Woods wasn’t interested.
Judge says fairness requires fall schedules, but that leads to other sports problems.
Honesty is for the unemployed. In today’s ultra-competitive job market, the ability to deceive—smartly, savvily—just might be the most important skill you can have.
Why golf is the driving obsession of middle-age alpha males.
How Wes Craven escaped the horror genre and induced Meryl Streep to play an East Harlem music teacher.
Chris McQuarrie didn’t want to be the crime guy. The studios won’t let him be anything else.
Employees are probably the worst thing that’s ever happened to a company, say the misanthropes at Despair.com, who have built a business on some very nasty ideas.