Michael Parkinson interviews Stephen Fry and Robin Williams together.

Bill Hader on getting serious

Bill Hader is a changed man. After eight years as a featured player on Saturday Night Live, producing and writing for South Park, and a string of memorable comic supporting roles—largely in Judd Apatow-curated fare—Hader was ready for something different.

Camille Paglia Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers

The Story of Joan Rivers: 24 Famous Friends From Dick Cavett to Donald Trump Construct Stunning Oral History

Trailblazing comedian. Feminist icon. The inspiration for a thousand drag acts.

Basic income: the world's simplest plan to end poverty, explained

The idea is simple: everyone gets a check every year, of the same amount, no matter what. Here’s why it’s so controversial.

The big problem with the Apple Watch is that time is an illusion

The idea that time passes requires events to be in the past, present, and future at the same time. Over 100 years ago, JME McTaggart explained why this is a paradox.

American prosperity was built on slavery and torture

All that cotton and the factories it fueled didn’t come from nowhere.

CO2 rises at fastest rate since 1984

A surge in atmospheric CO2 saw levels of greenhouse gases reach record levels in 2013, according to new figures.

Corporations Aren't Recruiting Enough Weirdos

You want to hire the weird people who offer reserves of untapped, disruptive innovation, not the socially awkward types with big egos.

Don't Take Your Vitamins

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me A Spreadsheet

In mid-August, couples and lonely hearts packed a Brooklyn basement to hear scientists make sense of something the crowd could not: love.

'The Simpsons' Marathon Shattered FXX's Ratings Records

On three nights of the 12-day marathon, FXX captured the biggest audience in the much-desired 18-to-49 demographic.

Bill Murray On His Personal Philosophy

How Everything We Tell Ourselves About How Busy We Are Is A Lie

Insights from the time-diaries collected from Americans over the past 11 years show we’re shifting in our priorities.

‘Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guy’ creators Matt Groening and Seth MacFarlane draw each other

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