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Why The Atlantic No Longer Cares About SEO

mashable.com | 1 Day Ago by | Posted 07.10.2012 | Media

The number of online news consumers has grown consistently over the past half-decade, yet not every publication has gotten the same lift as The Atlant...

Mitt Romney and Five Other Robots Who Could Be President

Tyler Moss | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy
Tyler Moss

Who can say for sure, if you listen carefully, that the soft hum tickling your eardrums isn't the whirring of a thousand cogs and gears inside the Mitt Romney's chest?

Washington and Tehran's Vicious Spin Cycle

Jamal Abdi | Posted 06.18.2012 | Home
Jamal Abdi

If Iran and the U.S. are unable to build positive sum political space and the mutual spin becomes a vicious cycle, the negotiations could easily spin into failure.

Is 'Almost Alcoholic' a Useful Concept?

Stanton Peele | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

There is a tradition in America of expanding a problem further down the spectrum, a name for which is "problem inflation." One way this is done is to link any signs that people have an incipient problem with the cases of people who suffer the worst forms of that problem.

The Bookavore's Dilemma

Bethanne Patrick | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Bethanne Patrick

To participate in the "Slow Read" movement, says Kelly, one should follow a few simple guidelines: "Read books. As often as you can. Mostly classics." These guidelines mimic Michael Pollan's from The Omnivore's Dilemma: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."

How the Gender Wars Became a Class War

Joan Williams | Posted 05.20.2012 | Media
Joan Williams

When The Atlantic's article "The End of Men" came out, I was irritated. They're at it again in a piece that crows about "The Spectacular Triumph of Working Women Around the Globe" -- a title that becomes mystifying as soon as you read the article.

Author T. C. Boyle's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Elana Estrin | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home
Elana Estrin

Spanning more than 30 years, from the 1970s through the present, and featuring manuscripts, correspondence, professional files and teaching material the archive covers the breadth of T.C. Boyle's prolific career.

Why the VIDA Count and Contraception Gave Me Nightmares

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home
Randy Susan Meyers

"Don't more men than women submit? This is what I hear from editors." I've read this opinion-written-as-fact too often, usually presented with a figurative airy wave.

The Real, Real Reason Women Are Staying Single

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 04.17.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

When we're told that we can have it all, that everything is on the table, why would we ever commit to anything? Even if we know we love the thing to which we're committing, we can't help but wonder about all the things we didn't choose.

D.C. Mixologist: CDC Binge Drinking Report 'Obscures Real Problem'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A few weeks ago, a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shocked teetotalers everywhere when it announced that 38 mil...

Caitlin Flanagan and Joan Didion: Writers and Mothers

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 03.21.2012 | Media
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Caitlin Flanagan goes there -- the third rail of women talking about other women -- the kind of stuff we lower our voices to share -- she goes after Joan Didion's portrayal of herself as a mother. With all due respect.

The Atlantic's Woman Problem

Caryl Rivers | Posted 03.20.2012 | Media
Caryl Rivers

One day I would like to pick up the Atlantic and see a well-reported article about American women that's without the "What the hell are they up to now?" brand of alarm.

Why Being Single Is Like Bra Shopping

Brooke Carey | Posted 03.11.2012 | Women
Brooke Carey

It's like being a proud B-cup and finding only push-ups when you go bra shopping. If you have small breasts, you must want bigger ones; if you don't have a man, you must want one.

TV's Show Depiction Of D.C. Irks 'Atlantic' Blogger

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Yet another TV show gets D.C. wrong. The latest offender? Showtime's "Homeland," the critically acclaimed show about a troubled if lo...

Writings on Contemporary China: A Top Ten List for 2011

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 02.20.2012 | Home
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Here's a Top 10 list to give readers an enlightening overview of how a variety of writers had been addressing the major events, trends and phenomena in the world's most populous country.

Writer Shocked By New 'Bikini Waxing' Phenomenon

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 12.13.2011 | Style

The Atlantic, a magazine we usually pore over for its innovative intellectual content, posted a story today on a "staggering" new trend: women are wax...

Bridging the Gap: What the Israeli Ad Campaign Really Tells Us About Israelis and American Jews

Rachel Olstein Kaplan | Posted 02.05.2012 | Home
Rachel Olstein Kaplan

I think a very basic truth has been lost amidst the frenzy of responses and reactions to the recent ad campaign by Israel's Ministry of Immigrant Absorption.

The 10 Best Fictional Characters In Music History

The Atlantic | Posted 11.30.2011 | Fifty

Traditional authors aren't the only ones capable of breathing life into sophisticated, relateable characters. Though story craft hasn't traditionally ...

Can Civilians Arrest Cops?

Jeff Norman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics
Jeff Norman

On the UC Davis campus and elsewhere, relations between cops and the community are so strained that all sorts of retaliations for actual or perceived police brutality seem possible.

Post50s Take A Second Look At Communal Living

The Atlantic | Posted 11.22.2011 | Fifty

When she first found the place that would one day become her retirement home, Kathy Connors was 16 years old and seven months pregnant. She left the C...

Why Mr. Meh Is SO Not Worth It: Kate Bolick Makes The Case Against Settling

Refinery29 | Posted 01.10.2012 | Women

We'll admit it: We wait with bated breath for the women and relationships and future of dating/marriage stories that The Atlantic puts out once every ...

Atlantic Story On Single Ladydom To Become TV Series

ForbesWoman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Women

Generally speaking, magisterial think pieces in highbrow magazines and television don't go hand in hand. But journalist Kate Bolick's cover story in T...

Is A 'Good Enough' Marriage Good For The Children?

New York Times | JUDITH WARNER | Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty

The Atlantic's current obsession with the alleged "decline of men" continues in the magazine's November issue with a cover story by Kate Bolick that b...

WATCH: Is Marriage Obsolete For Women?

Posted 12.12.2011 | Weddings

Huffington Post bloggers Dr. Logan Levkoff and Matt Titus stopped by "The Early Show" Wednesday to chat about women, men and why marriage may be obsol...

Why I'm Not Married

The Atlantic | Posted 12.11.2011 | Women

IN 2001, WHEN I was 28, I broke up with my boyfriend. Allan and I had been together for three years, and there was no good reason to end things. He wa...