Dear Charlene: “I’ve Outgrown My Friends”

Every month, comic and writer Charlene deGuzman answers your questions about love, loss, and loneliness.

Meet the FLOOD Festival Guide, Presented by Toyota C-HR

Featuring in-depth stories on Hundred Waters, Buff Monster, Vince Staples, and Demetri Martin, in addition to our picks and tips for this year’s festival slate.

Dear Charlene: “What is Self-Care?”

Every month, comic and writer Charlene deGuzman answers your questions about love, loss, and loneliness.

Gear Up: Your Festival Survival Kit

Passes? Check. Everything else? Not so fast.

Tech Yourself Before You Fest Yourself

All the googaws and whatsits you need to heighten your festing experience.

Al Franken Isn’t Running for President

But as he told Chelsea Handler last week, he may know a few people who are.

Dear Charlene: “I’m Self-Conscious”

Every month, comic and writer Charlene deGuzman answers your questions about love, loss, and loneliness.

Living Hells: George Saunders, Octavia Butler, and the Quest for a Moral Fiction

George Saunders’ first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” follows in the footsteps of “Kindred” and “Cloud Atlas” in attempting to create a new kind of hell for the secular world—and in the process, it shows how fiction can still make a difference in Donald Trump’s America.

24 Flavors of Chips Named for Bob Dylan That Aren’t Just a Song Title

“A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall” is not a chip flavor. “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Falafel” almost is.

Dear Charlene: “I’m Not Interested”

Every month, comic and writer Charlene deGuzman answers your questions about love, loss, and loneliness.

WATCH: Michelin-Starred Chef Ragnar Eiriksson Brings the Icelandic Heartland to Reykjavik in “You Are Here”

The head chef at Reykjavik’s DILL is our guide in the latest episode of our video series touring the cities that inspire the world.

Announcing FLOOD 6, Available Now for Purchase and Free Download

In addition to a cover story on “Silicon Valley”’s Thomas Middleditch, our latest print issue also features an extended celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Beastie Boys’ “Check Your Head.”

Dear Charlene: “I’ve Lost the Spark”

Every month, comic and writer Charlene deGuzman answers your questions about love, loss, and loneliness.

Asghar Farhadi, Donald Trump, and the Art of Unintended Consequences

“The Salesman,” the latest film from the acclaimed director of “A Separation,” offers a timely portrait of people and places on the verge of collapse­—and an important reminder of the moral power of art.

The Road-to-Ruin Cure

The things that you want are not necessarily the things that are good.

Bitte, Baby: Riot LA and Comedy in the Age of Trump

Comedy—and particularly political comedy—only reinforces our bubbles. So what?

Laughtershock: Comedy As a Minor Form of Resistance

How do you laugh at anything after an election like this?

A House Divided: How Barry Moser’s “We Were Brothers” Offers a Way Forward After Trump

The author’s reflections on his relationship with his deeply racist brother make an appeal to our common humanity.

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