How the University of Georgia turned college ball into unbridled power.
Bill Morris is the author of the novels Motor City, All Souls' Day, and Motor City Burning, which will be published by Pegasus Books in July. His writing has appeared in Granta, the New York Times, the (London) Independent, the Washington Post Magazine, L.A. Weekly and the online literary magazine The Millions. He lives in New York City.
A new sculpture in Wilmington, NC, demolishes the cliché of mounted white men on horseback by immortalizing the Black foot soldiers who helped liberate the city.
Wilmington, N.C. was a well integrated city in the late 19th century, both socially and politically. That harmony was more than a lawless mob of white racists could bear.
Always on the fringes, Moore perfected fast-talking insult comedy, almost single-handedly invented blaxsploitation movies, and inspired artists from Snoop Dog to Eddie Murphy.
After a staggering seven-decade career, Wouk passed away just 10 days short of his 104th birthday.
Putin has stolen a page straight out of Hitler’s playbook to manipulate the World Cup for a maximum propaganda boost.
The literary provocateur who almost single-handedly created the New Journalism and went on to write some of the most hilariously scathing fiction about modern life has died at 88.
A new retrospective at New York’s Whitney Museum shows us an artist as dark and rich as the Midwestern farmland that inspired his complex vision of America.
Critics couldn’t stand his brutal crime novels, but his customers weren’t so finicky. They bought 200 million copies of his books. At his centenary, maybe we owe him a fresh look.
He invented ‘lifestyle,’ built an empire, and watched the internet run away with his revolution. Après Hef, le déluge.