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America’s Dopamine-Fueled Shopping Addiction  The Atlantic

Consumerism in the U.S. has reached an all-time high. In 2017, we spent $240 billion on goods such as jewelry, watches, luggage, books, and phones—twice ...

The Lorena Bobbitt Story and the Willful Blindness of Humor  The Atlantic

A documentary reconsidering the event that transfixed Americans in the 1990s emphasizes the horror in a moment that many remember for its comedy.

Your 2019 Oscars Crash Course  The Atlantic

The Oscars are usually rather predictable. The red carpet is replete with glamorous stars and cringeworthy sound bites; the ceremony starts off with a speech ...