Dear Charlene: “Should I End the Relationship Now?”

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

Announcing FLOOD 8, Available Now for Purchase and Free Download

Our latest print edition is our first-ever double issue, featuring four cover stories—on Jack White, Courtney Barnett, Roy Choi (in conversation with Portugal. The Man), and Kate Berlant and John Early.

An American in Osaka: How Traveling in Japan Helped Me Fall in Love with Jazz Again

Amongst the chaos of its busy cities, Japan has been quietly preserving and perpetuating a loyal jazz culture for decades. For an American, it makes visiting feel like going home.

I Always Wanted to Eat Like a Tenenbaum: Celebrating Wes Anderson at Chicago’s Elizabeth Restaurant

The moment the Life Aquatic–inspired dish is delivered, Sigur Rós’ “Starálfur” begins playing.

Hyper-Girlish Sci-Fi and Trump Parallels in Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle in Time”

Long before it became a Disney blockbuster, “A Wrinkle in Time” was a book—and Meg Murry a heroine—familiar to brainy girls the world over.

Dear Charlene: “I Hate the Holidays”

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

Dear Charlene: “I’m Giving Up Too Much of Myself”

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

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.

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