A Case for Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Missing First Novel

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Where is Sherlock Holmes when you need him? In 1884, three years before Holmes would make his debut, his creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle finished his very first novel. When he wasn’t treating … Read more…

Howard Stern: Living Under Trump Presidency ‘Feels Like an Alternate Reality. I’m as Shocked as You Are’

Time & Life Pictures/Getty It’s hard to say which dude comes off as more puerile, shameless and creepy—the shock jock (because, after all, that was his job) or the future president of the United States. Howard Stern’s new book, Howard … Read more…

Helen Gurley Brown’s ‘Daughter’ on the Cosmo Editor’s Legacy, #MeToo, and Anita Hill

Santi Visalli/Getty Just two years before she died at the age of 90, Helen Gurley Brown was tap-dancing in her New York penthouse, waiting for the elevator. Brown’s husband, Jaws producer and former Cosmopolitan managing editor David Brown, had just … Read more…