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YA author Leah Johnson
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Q&A With Y.A. Sensation Leah Johnson

It’s because I love Indiana that I don’t think it’s fair for me to do this work and talk about this state without also pushing Indiana to be better than what it is.

The Vonnegut-Industrial Complex Has A Winning New Product

New books by and about the late Kurt Vonnegut keep coming, but the latest volume establishes something new about an old subject.

Fun With Dick And Jane (In Clinton County)

Zerna Sharp never had kids of her own, but her children, as she called them—Dick, Jane, and Baby Sally—became American icons as the main characters of schoolbooks used across the nation. If you were in first grade in America between 1930 and 1970, you probably learned to read with Dick and Jane—who reached the height […]

The Second Coming Of Bob Ross

With the world in chaos, the curators of a new exhibit about the kindly painter expect his everything-will-be-fine philosophy to appeal more than ever.

Ask Me Anything: Chasten Buttigieg, Author

The husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has become a voice for the arts and LGBTQ teens. This month, his memoir, I Have Something to Tell You, hits stores.

Q&A With Jesse Eisenberg, Bloomingtonian

The star talks about his forthcoming Audible drama, the creative process during a pandemic, and the joy of living in Bloomington.
Good Bones Season 5 Episode 9
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Good Bones Recap: Episode 9

"This was my favorite home of the season. I want to live there."
Good Bones recap
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Good Bones Season 5 Premiere Recap

"How many hipsters had to go hatless at Coachella last year in order for them to decorate this house?"
Good Bones Season 5 Episode 9
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Good Bones Recap: Episode 9

"This was my favorite home of the season. I want to live there."
Good Bones recap
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Good Bones Season 5 Premiere Recap

"How many hipsters had to go hatless at Coachella last year in order for them to decorate this house?"
The Beatles and Indiana police in 1964
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Remember That Time The Police Chased Ringo Starr Around Indianapolis?

After a 1964 gig, the ISP gave the Beatles drummer a very special tour of the city.

How Big Car Collective Is Walking The Tightrope In Garfield Park

As the neighborhood begins to thrive, the group hopes to avoid the gentrification that has followed artists everywhere else they have gone.

A Very Traders Point Thanksgiving; Indy’s Pioneering CBD Bakery

The Monthly Weekly's Thanksgiving extravaganza.

How The Virtual Quaker Meeting Vastly Improved My Life

At what were once long, dull Quaker meetings, Zoom lives up to its name.

Our Guide To Southport’s Hidden Treasures

Good coffee, an authentic Burmese cafe, vintage shopping, and more.

The Hoosierist: Avriel Shull, Home Brewing, And Home Delivery

No, seriously: Whatever happened to the paperboy?
George Floyd mural
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Downtown Indy’s Racial Justice Murals, In Their Artists’ Own Words

The stories behind the murals, directly from their creators.
Pacers male cheerleaders
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When The Pacers Had A Co-Ed Cheerleading Squad

The Indiana Pacers finished dead last in 1983, but achieved an NBA first: male cheerleaders.
George Floyd mural
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Downtown Indy’s Racial Justice Murals, In Their Artists’ Own Words

The stories behind the murals, directly from their creators.
Pacers male cheerleaders
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When The Pacers Had A Co-Ed Cheerleading Squad

The Indiana Pacers finished dead last in 1983, but achieved an NBA first: male cheerleaders.
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Lou Harry Reviews Hamilton

Hamilton isn’t just a musical, it’s a phenomenon that is even more miraculous because of its improbability.”

Brent Terhune Would Like A Word With You In His Truck

The local comedian's rants satirizing beyond-reason Trump supporters have taken his career, pardon the phrase, viral.

Indy Scream Park Is Still Here To Scare You… Safely, Of Course

Even from six feet away, the park has dreamed up clever ways to conduct pandemic-safe horror.

The Pandemic Can’t Stop The 29th Heartland Film Festival

A look at this year’s offerings from the socially-distanced showcase.

How COVID-19 Is Drawing The Curtain On Local Performing Arts Groups

The local nonprofit arts sector is projected to endure 30,000 cancellations and $51 million in lost revenue by this month—with another $20 million in restart costs on the horizon.

All Dolled Up: Ten Toys Based On Famous Hoosiers

Toy Story: From Pulitzer Prize winner Ernie Pyle to the King of Pop, we found a bunch of figurines based on famous Hoosiers
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Tabletop Games We Loved From Our Imaginary Gen Con

No in-person Gen Con? No problem. We used our imagination and complied a list of the tabletop games of 2020.
Good Bones Season 5 Episode 5
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‘Good Bones’ Recap: Episode 5

Flipping the script to help a young couple on the Old Northside.
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Tabletop Games We Loved From Our Imaginary Gen Con

No in-person Gen Con? No problem. We used our imagination and complied a list of the tabletop games of 2020.
Good Bones Season 5 Episode 5
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‘Good Bones’ Recap: Episode 5

Flipping the script to help a young couple on the Old Northside.
Cupcakes
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Indianapolis Colts Recap: Week 4, At Chicago Bears

Warning: This recap contains Ace of Base-related content.

Indianapolis Colts Recap: Week 12, vs. Tennessee Titans

The center (of a defensive front stricken by COVID) cannot hold.

“The War Is Against Ignorance, As Much As Anything.”

Butler men's basketball coach LaVall Jordan on the Black Lives Matter movement, COVID-19, and more.

Indianapolis Colts Recap: Week 11, vs. Green Bay Packers

The Colts are good now.

Win Or Lose, Indiana Football Has Conquered Decades Of Futility

Meet the Hoosier football fans who are already “smiling because it happened.”

IU Football’s Magical (So Far) Season; Indy’s Most Stylish Sportswear Startup

We're joined this week by sportswriter Dustin Dopirak and Homefield Apparel founders Connor and Christa Hitchcock.
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Indianapolis Colts Recap: Week 10, at Tennessee Titans

Thursday Night Football is good now.
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What Are Indiana Sportsbooks Doing To Protect Gamblers From Addiction?

We take a look at the tools available to ensure that Hoosiers gamble responsibly.
Colts Titans
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Indianapolis Colts Recap: Week 10, at Tennessee Titans

Thursday Night Football is good now.
A Vegas sportsbook
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What Are Indiana Sportsbooks Doing To Protect Gamblers From Addiction?

We take a look at the tools available to ensure that Hoosiers gamble responsibly.

Makeshift Race Weekend

Is it still Race Weekend without the Race? Yep.

Getting There

There’s no Dr. Spock instructional book for this particular stretch of parenting.

The N-95 Mask Half Full

Is this pandemic also the “best of times?” No, of course not. This is awful and only a delusional monster would say otherwise.

It’s All Sinking In Now

Last week we didn't have time to think about this mess we're in. This week is different.

The Yesterdays Of Tomorrow

Yesterday was Mardi Gras, Cinco de Mayo, Carb Day, Race Day, Opening Day of MLB, the 4th of July, and the first-day-of-summer-as-a-sixth-grader all rolled into one—except a billion times BETTER. And sunnier. And giddier.
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Dispatch From Florida

“So naturally, when asked to share my thoughts on our current COVID-19 quarantine situation, why wouldn’t a comparison to a hundred-year-old column on post-war Paris be my go-to?”
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Focusing On The Good

You got us feelin’ alright
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Dispatch From Florida

“So naturally, when asked to share my thoughts on our current COVID-19 quarantine situation, why wouldn’t a comparison to a hundred-year-old column on post-war Paris be my go-to?”
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Focusing On The Good

You got us feelin’ alright
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