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On the cover: White Wolves by Jack Murray was originally published on The Saturday Evening Post, March 8, 1941.
Making the Case for AA
In 1941, the Post reported on an obscure group known as Alcoholics Anonymous. The article would become a turning point in the organization’s history. ... More
Life Without Limits
A plausible future history, in which computers are smarter than people, most diseases have been eliminated, and a normal lifespan is 150 years ... More
Artist Jack Murray: The Call of the Wild
Our cover for this issue was painted for The Saturday Evening Post in 1941 by illustrator Jack Murray. Murray is little known today, but at midcentury, his bird and dog illustrations were so popular, they were included as trading cards in Kellogg’s cereal boxes. ... More
Nobody wants a protracted, dehumanized passing: Why is it still so easy for doctors to ignore a dying patient’s wishes? ... More
The Memory Secret
Want to make things stick? Don’t grind it out. The latest science points to a more relaxed approach to learning. ... More
Winner of the 2016 Great American Fiction Contest: At Highland Hospital, Zelda Fitzgerald found refuge from the world — but not from Scott. ... More
Meet the 2016 Great American Fiction Contest Prize Winners
The Saturday Evening Post salutes these fine writers and the more than 330 others who entered our 2016 contest. ... More
Noah Webster Would Have Loved Urban Dictionary
By: Rosemarie Ostler
The founding father of American English was a radical who wanted us to write the language the way we spoke it ... More
Behind the Gratuity
By: Julian Baggini
Rude in Tokyo, rude not to in New York — tipping mystifies tourists and economists alike ... More
By: Philip Gulley
What started as a memorial to George Washington and Abe Lincoln is now a tribute to all presidents ... More
Reaching for the Stars
By: Jim Bell
Images from the historic Voyager 1 and 2 missions made me want to become an astronomer ... More
Mindfulness Is Overrated
By: Jurgen Jetsohn
Online on: February 16, 2016
I was traveling recently and stumbled into the hotel’s fitness facility. I don’t know, maybe I sleepwalked there. Hate exercise, so I was earplugged into Pandora with poor old Stevie Ray Vaughan wailing about “The Things That I Used to Do,” trying my best to put my body into an acute state of activity at […]
3 Questions for Alex Trebek
By: Jeanne Wolf
The Jeopardy! host on fans, family, and shopping at Home Depot ... More
Financial Guidance: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
By: Steven G. Blum
Online on: February 29, 2016
How to know if the financial advice you’re paying dearly for is money down the drain
Super-Cheap Phone Plans
By: Jeff Bertolucci
Online on: February 22, 2016
Low-cost providers can save you a bundle on your monthly bill
Sway to Go!
By: Joe Kita
After retirement, he found a new career as a cruise ship dance partner for unescorted ladies ... More
From the Archive
Vintage Advertising: Chew on This!
By: Patrick Perry
The story behind Wrigley chewing gum. ... More