8 Colorful Irish Slang Terms

By Louis Phillips

If you have duck's meat in your eyes, don't worry.

The Story of Sutikalh

By Gord Hill

Sutikalh is a village in the Cayoosh Mountains of southern British Columbia.

Start a Record Label If...

By Josh Rosenthal

Want to start your own record label? Here’s 11 things to consider before doing so.

Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock and Roll

By Mike Krings

Cultural historian Peter Guralnick provides a masterful take on an American music icon.


Want Smarter Students? Stop Teaching Math

By Michael S. Laufer, special to Utne Reader

A mathematician argues that we need to represent math as it once was: an art.

The Startup World: Why You Should Join Our Startup

By Ryan Abbott, from The Syrup Trap

A satirical and sardonic look at the startup world.

Utne Reader Book Sampler

Every season, Utne Reader reviews and previews a selection of current and upcoming book releases. This sampler was curated by editor Christian Williams.

Song Premiere: Jacob Metcalf — "One Three Nine"

By Utne Reader staff

Utne Reader is proud to premiere the song "One Three Nine" by North Texas-based folk artist Jacob Metcalf, from his debut album Fjord.