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Quick Q&A: Lyz Lenz

“It was deeply personal for me because the political divide was what ripped my marriage apart.”

The Real To Reel In Netflix’s Self Made

We combed through a few members of Self Made’s cast to separate fact from fiction.

Book Review: Author In Chief

A Bloomington author’s new book on the presidents’ autobiographies has our vote.

Quick Q&A: Dr. Kara Cooney

Who run the world? Girls.

Mayor Pete and Me

Contributor Adam Wren reflects on covering the presidential run of Pete Buttigieg, from the first hours of the campaign to its final ones.

How To Celebrate The Return Of Stranger Things

Indianapolis is about to become the Upside Down.
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Quick Q&A With Sarah Koenig

"The toughest part is when I’m reporting and I don’t know if it’s leading anywhere. Is there a question that’s worth answering, and even if there is, am I going to be able to answer it with intelligence?"
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Where To Celebrate Indie Bookstore Day

On Saturday, April 27, literary hubs around the state are going to give a toast to each bookstore that is ran by passionate readers.
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Quick Q&A With Sarah Koenig

"The toughest part is when I’m reporting and I don’t know if it’s leading anywhere. Is there a question that’s worth answering, and even if there is, am I going to be able to answer it with intelligence?"
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Where To Celebrate Indie Bookstore Day

On Saturday, April 27, literary hubs around the state are going to give a toast to each bookstore that is ran by passionate readers.
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Backtrack: Pi Day

In celebration of March 14, known to math geeks everywhere as Pi Day, a look back at the Hoosier who tried to change the 3.14 value by law.

Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

Indy marks Earth Day like never before.

The Story Behind The Viral “Quiet Indy” Video

“It breaks my heart to see it this empty.”

The Hoosierist: A Sticky Situation

Our maple syrup industry, renamed city streets, and a second Athenaeum. Ask The Hoosierist.

The Hoosierist: A Different Spin

TV drones, rural internet, and Amazon’s massive Indiana distribution centers. Ask the Hoosierist.

How To Celebrate Galentine’s Day

Ten years ago, this friend-focused holiday was born in the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana. Today, it’s a real-life occasion for women to toast.
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The Hoosierist: That’s A Wrap

Holiday light hassles, the King Cole Building, and lax dress codes. Ask the Hoosierist.
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Indy’s Bicentennial: A Year Of Celebrations

Toast to the town.
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The Hoosierist: That’s A Wrap

Holiday light hassles, the King Cole Building, and lax dress codes. Ask the Hoosierist.
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Indy’s Bicentennial: A Year Of Celebrations

Toast to the town.
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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.”

Kristin Cavallari Is Out Of The Hoosier-In-Law Hall Of Fame

Here are the other celebrity inductees.

The Sincere Sounds Of Kevin Krauter

“I’m really, really excited about all these new songs. It sounds so different, and we’re all just way more excited about it.”

Quick Chat With Eric Wareheim

“It’s very loud, and there’s a lot of scary parts to it, there’s some gross parts; it’s just kind of out there.”

Ask Me Anything: Michael Bricker, TV & Film Production Designer

Michael Bricker’s set designs are the stuff dreams (and Emmy Awards) are made of.

Quick Q&A With Lauren Molina Of The Skivvies

“We’ve been told that after the first five or 10 minutes, they actually forget we’re in our underwear, because they’re so focused on the music and the comedy.”
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Ryan Niemiller Gets The Last Laugh

The Joke’s On You
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Tonic Ball: Our How-To Guide

Rock out and fight hunger at one of Indy’s best parties.
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Ryan Niemiller Gets The Last Laugh

The Joke’s On You
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Tonic Ball: Our How-To Guide

Rock out and fight hunger at one of Indy’s best parties.
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The DadBall Era: Thanks For Nothing

Bless your little biscuit-clogged heart, Thanksgiving

Backtrack: All-Black Pro Baseball

The Negro Leagues began and ended in Indianapolis.

Market Square Arena’s Last Dance

Nobody is making a documentary about that. But they should.

IndyCar Drivers React To Upended Season

“In the grand scheme of things, we’re not allowed to complain at our situation. It’s just the way it is.”

Coronavirus Black-Flags The 500

The month of May is canceled.

The Greatest Spectacle In Cancellations

What the media is saying about the Indy 500 making its temporary home in August.
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Explaining To Your Kids: Indiana High School Multi-Class Basketball

Indiana high school basketball: Now it’s just an uninteresting, unoriginal Applebee’s along the Shadeland Avenue of American life.
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Backtrack: Andy Brown, Indianapolis Racers Goaltender

Andy Brown, now of Trafalgar, shrugged off flying pucks as hockey’s last mask-less goalie.
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Explaining To Your Kids: Indiana High School Multi-Class Basketball

Indiana high school basketball: Now it’s just an uninteresting, unoriginal Applebee’s along the Shadeland Avenue of American life.
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Backtrack: Andy Brown, Indianapolis Racers Goaltender

Andy Brown, now of Trafalgar, shrugged off flying pucks as hockey’s last mask-less goalie.

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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