The Story Behind the Wrenching Finale of The Anarchists
HBO’s gripping docuseries wrapped last night with a surprising end. WIRED talked to director Todd Schramke about his unusual filmmaking journey.
The Summer's Best Read Is About AI, Surveillance, and Tiny Aliens
Ever wish George Saunders tried his hand at crime fiction? Try David Musgrave’s imaginative debut novel, Lambda.
A Novelist and an AI Cowrote Your Next Cringe-Read
The new novel Amor Cringe bills itself as “deepfake autofiction.” WIRED talked to its coauthors, K. Allado-McDowell and the language model GPT-3.
The Fight for Abortion Rights Is a Battle Over History
Justice Samuel Alito says the right to abortion was unknown in US law until “the latter part of the 20th century.” History says otherwise.
How a Telemedicine Abortion Provider Is Bracing for Post-Roe Life
The CEO of digital abortion clinic Hey Jane discusses the grim future of reproductive rights in the US and the clinic’s plans to keep providing access.
The Must-Have Gear for Going Out This Summer? Narcan!
With overdose deaths on the rise, it’s more important than ever to carry potentially life-saving medications. You never know who might need it.
We’re All Going to the World’s Fair Is a Meditative Creepypasta
Horror and boredom mingle in director Jane Schoenbrun’s new film about a girl obsessed with an online role-playing game.
No One Does Speculative Fiction Like Emily St. John Mandel
In Sea of Tranquility, the Station Eleven author uses time travel and other sci-fi flourishes to ask older questions about how humans make meaning.
The Diminishing Returns of Streaming’s Glut of Grifters
From The Dropout to Inventing Anna, nothing represents this era of television better than the prevalence of scammer programming.
What Are the Rules for Celebrities Promoting NFTs?
Non-fungible tokens are the next frontier of promotional content on social media. Right now, it’s the Wild West.
Severance Turns the Workplace Comedy Into a Horror Show
Ben Stiller’s new Apple TV+ show is a sprawling, twisty thriller in the vein of Charlie Kaufman.