Harper Lee, Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Has Died

Few works of fiction have carried as much of a resounding impact as Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. Beyond its commercial success, the book introduced an array of beloved characters to the world and they have entered the literary canon for their awareness, sensitivity and care. After her book published in 1960, Lee became a recluse and an almost-mythic representation of modern writers from …

The Internet Killed Playboy

While humans are no less interested in porn, the ways in which we consume it have killed the “lads mags” of yesteryear. Playboy has suspended use of nudity and Penthouse has folded its print iteration, all because we are just a few clicks away from anything we want. HighSnobiety explores the changing landscape, in which “90% of all of the data that the human race …

Why Teenagers Roll Their Eyes

Rather than dismissing teenagers’ behavior as angsty or difficult, the New York Times has investigated why adolescents (specifically girls) oftentimes roll their eyes rather than verbalizing their feelings. Whether it’s a reflex, act of aggression, a signpost that an adult has crossed the line or hit a sore spot—an eye-roll from a teenage girl can mean much more than we realize.