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What the Existence of a Blunt-Smoking Candidate for U.S. Senate Says About the Weird Politics of Weed in 2022

A strong majority of Americans support legal marijuana. Will this be the year Democrats finally embrace it as a national issue?

Cori Bush Gives Voice to the Voiceless

By fearlessly telling the story of her own painful life experiences—sexual assault, police abuse, domestic violence, being unhoused and uninsured—the first-term Missouri congresswoman has made the urgent case that politics is personal, and that policies are about people.

The Book That Changed the Way We Eat Is as Timely as Ever

Author Frances Moore Lappé reflects on the 50-year legacy of Diet for a Small Planet, which argues that plant-based eating can save us and the planet.

Candace Parker on Shaq, NBA 2k, Her New Podcast, and the “Bullshit” Politics of Team USA

The basketball legend has a lot going on, on and off the court.

$not Is One of Gen Z's Most Mysterious Rappers. Now He's Dropping His "808s Album"

The internet darling has a new song with A$AP Rocky out today, and his long-awaited third album Ethereal out next week.

15 2 Chainz Deep Cuts That Prove His Greatness

Revisit the Atlanta rapper's surprisingly rich back catalog on the occasion of his new album, Dope Don't Sell Itself.

The Real-Life Diet of John Cena, Who Wants to Be Lifting When He's 80 Years Old

The all-time WWE great and star of HBO's Peacemaker talks getting flexible enough to film with Jackie Chan, the difference between cheat days and just living life, and how he's changed up his workouts as he's gotten older. 

Jaren Jackson Jr. on the NBA’s Best Rappers, His Incredible Defense, and the Grizzlies Surge

From his home recording studio, the NBA unicorn shares some of his hip-hop tracks and explains why the Memphis Grizzlies, led by superstar point guard Ja Morant, are suddenly one of the best teams in the league.

Alexander Ovechkin and the Russian Hockey Team that Lost Its Chance at Gold

After the NHL decided to keep its players home from Beijing, the greatest goalscorer of his generation will have to wait another agonizing four years for a shot at Olympic redemption.

The Teenage Freeskier Who’s Landing Tricks No Woman Ever Has Before

At 18, Eileen Gu is the first woman to land a double cork 1440. For her next trick, she’s betting on skiing to bridge the gap between the U.S. and China.

The Famous American Skier Who Changed Sides for One Last Shot at Gold

Gus Kenworthy on his gripes with the U.S. team, pursuing an acting career, and how many dogs he’s going to adopt this time.

Spotify CEO Defends Rogan Deal; More Musicians Join Neil Young's Protest

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young reunite one more time, while Daniel Ek says Spotify is a platform, not a publisher. 

Steve-O Is Still Taking It In the Nuts

He's survived clown college, addiction, and more than 20 years of Jackass. But Steve-O's gnarliest stunt might be figuring out what comes next.

A$AP Rocky and Rihanna Are Pregnant With the World’s Flyest Child

The couple broke the news in typically stylish fashion.

Joni Mitchell Pulls Music From Spotify In Rogan Protest; Neil Young  Pivots to Audio Quality Bugbear

Mitchell joined her fellow Canadian folk rocker's campaign against Joe Rogan's presence on the streaming platform, while Young, who has been obsessed with authentic sound quality for decades, says Spotify's is lacking.

John Mellencamp Is Channeling John Huston and Louis Armstrong Now

The 70-year-old rocker discusses the raspy gravitas of his dark new album, Strictly a One-Eyed Jack.

How Judd Apatow Bounced Back with The 40-Year-Old Virgin

With two freshly canceled TV shows, the filmmaker was having trouble navigating Hollywood. And then Steve Carrell told him about his idea built around a raunchy poker game.

Ozark’s Big Bad: Laura Linney on Wendy Byrde’s Journey to the Dark Side and Season Four

She's become the most fascinating character on the Netflix show.

Spotify Sticks With Joe Rogan After Neil Young Anti-Vax Challenge

After the rock legend said he would drop the platform if it continued to host Joe Rogan's podcast, his music is being removed. 

Robert Pattinson’s The Batman Is “Like a Batman Kurt Cobain”

According to director Matt Reeves, who compares the character to a drug addict.

From Lena Dunham to Kanye, 10 Sundance Films to Look Out For

New films with Colin Farrell and Jon Bernthal, a series on Bill Cosby and more.

Kanye West Is a One-Man News Machine

Five days in Kanye, from protesting Netflix's "Jeen-Yuhs" documentary to Paris Fashion Week with Julia Fox to another revealing interview.

The Bills-Chiefs Game Was a Reminder That NFL Overtime Rules Suck

Last night's disappointing ending has created renewed calls for rule changes in the league.

All Aboard Pete Davidson and Colin Jost's Staten Island Ferry/Club

The SNL co-stars and Staten Island natives bought an old vessel that they're turning into a “live entertainment event space.”

 West Elm Caleb Is TikTok’s Latest Morally Dubious Detective Story

The sequel to Couch Guy is here.

Dr. Dre's Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Trailer Feels Like a Heist Movie

Which makes sense, considering The Italian Job director F. Gary Gray helmed it.

Amazon's Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Is Boldly Going Where J.R.R. Tolkien Didn't

The plot synopsis for the highly anticipated TV show reveals it will be set during the mysterious Second Age.

Racing Into an Avalanche with the Alpine Disaster A-Team

The world’s most elite helicopter rescue team is more important than ever, as skiers and snowboarders venture further in the backcountry and climate change makes mountain conditions more dangerous.

In Praise of Keefe, the Best Part of The Righteous Gemstones

Our favorite mulleted ex-Satanist in television history.

The White Lotus Season 2 Cast Is Stacked

It seems like every day the HBO anthology series adds an exciting new name to the roster.