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Was Diana Duped?
Earl Spencer accuses the BBC of swindling his sister out of secrets in her infamous interview
The View from Here
A concession speech for a presidential loser who won’t admit he’s, well, a loser
King of Queens
Is newly elected New York State representative Zohran Kwame Mamdani the next A.O.C.?
When Charles Met Diana
As Netflix unveils The Crown’s Diana years, a closer look at the princess-to-be who sobbed her way through her wedding rehearsal
“A Bit of a Clever Dick”
Scottish actor-comedian John Sessions voiced Laurence Olivier, acted with Meryl Streep, and channeled Keith Richards
Xi Marks the Spot
The coronavirus accelerated China’s rise, but the country’s future isn’t as certain as its president insists
Depp Goes Down Swinging
Once Hollywood’s fêted heartthrob, Johnny Depp may never work again after this week’s High Court verdict in the U.K.
No One Spikes These Stories
How Substack became home to big-name journalists who felt “the Youngs” in newsrooms were putting wokeness ahead of important ideas
The Biden Touch
He wears his heart where every Scranton native does: on his sleeve. Thank God
The King and They
Blinged-out Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand is losing his God-like status as protesters march in the streets
Off the Rails
The famed Ian Allan Book & Model Shop in London, a favorite of railway enthusiasts, is the U.K.’s latest coronavirus casualty
October 28, 2020
Vice Gets Squeezed
Shane Smith convinced Rupert Murdoch and Disney that his company was, as the kids say, the sh!t. Until it wasn’t. How did Vice blow it—and trash billions in valuation?
Meghan and Harry are making the British yearn for the Queen Mum