Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: Americana, Marijuana, And Men's Rights
This week for BuzzFeed News, Adam Serwer and Katie J.M. Baker unravel the conflicting history and messages of men's rights leader Paul Elam. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed News and around the web.
After Almost 40 Years, Armistead Maupin Is Closing The Book On "Tales Of The City"
With The Days of Anna Madrigal, now in stores, Armistead Maupin concludes the nine-novel Tales of the City series he began in 1976. I spoke to Maupin about plotting a story over decades, the changing nature of gay identity, and saying good-bye to the characters he loves.
Gore Vidal, Iconic American Author, Had Way More Sex Than You
Fred Astaire, Rock Hudson, Jack Kerouac, and even Jacqueline Kennedy show up in a new "sexual biography" of writer Gore Vidal. Author Tim Teeman examines why discussing the iconic writer's sex life expands our understanding of him rather than contracts it.