Vox’s series exploring the intellectual habits of the world’s most interesting people.
Mar 25, 2017, 9:30am EDT
September 16, 2017
9 questions with Adam Gopnik
"Open societies are beacons leading us onward, but closed societies are magnets, drawing us back."
August 26, 2017
9 questions with Sarah Perry
"It’s the worst of media and the worst of mankind distilled into one publication."
August 5, 2017
9 questions with Celeste Ng
The novelist on goat cheese and explaining racism to a 6-year-old.
July 22, 2017
9 questions with Laleh Khadivi
The novelist on parenting, binary thinking, and procreation in the age of climate change.
July 15, 2017
9 questions with Courtney Maum
"Only face-to-face interaction can capture the beautiful weirdness of real life."
July 8, 2017
9 questions with Eddie Glaude Jr.
The Princeton professor on David Brooks, James Baldwin, and his call for a 2016 protest vote.
July 1, 2017
9 questions with Henry Rollins
The musician-writer on patriotism, curiosity, and reading Ann Coulter books.
June 24, 2017
9 questions with Dominique Dawes
The gold medalist on inspirations and motherhood
June 17, 2017
9 questions for Bill Nye
The science guy on Fox News, genetically modified foods, and jumping to conclusions.
June 10, 2017
9 Questions for Lisa Randall
The Harvard physicist on Galileo, Neil Gorsuch, and checking email.
June 3, 2017
9 questions for Tyler Cowen
The economist on Plato, complacency, and dark chocolate.
May 27, 2017
9 questions for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The talented novelist on inspirations and her favorite book.
May 20, 2017
9 questions for Fareed Zakaria
The CNN host on reading Tocqueville and what he got wrong about Trump.
May 13, 2017
9 questions for Mark Cuban
The billionaire investor on stock markets, competitiveness, and not finishing books.
May 6, 2017
9 questions for Jessica Henwick
The actress on British tabloids and questioning everything.
April 29, 2017
9 questions for Alain de Botton
The philosopher on emotional intelligence and the value of popular culture.
April 23, 2017
9 questions for Martha Nussbaum
The philosopher on key intellectual influences and the importance of contrary opinions.
April 15, 2017
9 questions for Whitney Cummings
The comedian on Sean Hannity, cancerous cell phones, and not being boring.
April 1, 2017
9 questions for Roxane Gay
The feminist writer on procrastination, Twitter, and avoiding cold weather.
March 25, 2017
9 questions for Neil deGrasse Tyson
The astrophysicist on curiosity, bad intellectual habits, and reading National Review.