Subscribe & Save!
Subscribe now and save 50% off the cover price of the Indianapolis Monthly magazine.

Books, TV & Radio

Read More

Q&A with Jason Zinoman, Author of the New Letterman Biography

“Dave has always been a critic’s darling. As an interview subject, though, he had a reputation for being a little prickly.”

Read More

Exclusive Excerpt: A New Biography of David Letterman

“Look hard enough and you can see the influence of Letterman everywhere. The internet has become the home of stupid pet tricks and prankish stunts, and the baffling absurdist comedy of Late Night is now mainstream.”

James Baldwin
Read More

Author Dan Wakefield Recalls Friend James Baldwin Ahead Of Indy Film Screening

What I remember most were his eyes—those large brown eyes that seemed to see right through you, right into your mind, and to know at once if you were speaking the truth.

Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP
Read More

Ask Me Anything: Jane Pauley

“I have always identified my most Hoosier characteristic as being authentic. Just being myself.”

Erin Loechner of Design for Mankind
Read More

5 Non-Goals from Hoosier Blogger Erin Loechner

Forget New Year’s resolutions. Steal this author’s twist instead.

Read More

Second Edition: VonnegutFest Returns

The CliffsNotes guide to celebrating all things Vonnegut in 2017.

Dan Wakefield
Read More

All the Way Home: Author Dan Wakefield on Returning to Indianapolis

Maybe the time had come to defy Kurt’s injunction against my return in his review of ‘Going All the Way,’ and instead remember his declaration that we could be writers in our hometown as well as anywhere else.

Read More

Dan Wakefield Needs a Ride

Wakefield’s sardonic and sexually explicit breakout book about Indianapolis, ‘Going All the Way,’ also made him a pariah here, until time healed old wounds on both sides, and he could finally return, triumphant, to cement the literary legacy long overdue him.

Read More

Indianapolis Monthly Podcast: Talking Indy’s Creativity with Creative Mornings

The one where we celebrate Indy’s creativity with Brittany Mason of Creative Mornings: IND.

Read More

Indianapolis Monthly Podcast: Election Postmortem With Adam Wren

An in-depth chat on the outcome of the election and what it all means for the city, state, and Mike Pence in the White House.

Dressing Downton
Read More

Day Trip: Dressing Downton Fashion in South Bend

Costumes in the ‘Dressing Downton’ exhibition include hunting tweeds, formal gowns, servant get-ups, and a splendid purple number Maggie Smith wore.

Read More

Indianapolis Monthly Podcast: Election Preview with Brandon Smith

We talk local politics, political coverage, and a new gig for Brandon Smith on this week’s podcast.

Read More

Indianapolis Monthly Podcast: Indy Eleven, The Hottest Ticket in Town

Indy Eleven’s Colin Falvey and John Koluder join us for a chat on Indy’s football squad with an undefeated home record.

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 23: Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnel attend the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
Read More

Bad Chad Returns on Bachelor Ben’s New Show

It will be fun, they said.

Read More

What We’re Really Doing This Weekend: Halloween Pre-Game, Heartland, and More

An Indiana-set Heartland movie, a bestselling author reading, and spooky music.