FROM Amy Wallace
Lululemon’s Controversial Founder Steps Down The clothing maker Lululemon is known for hundred-dollar yoga pants, its cult-like following... and the frequent gaffes of company founder Chip Wilson. Or at least, it was. Wilson resigned today from the company's board of directors. He built an international empire on stretchy, fitted athletic wear, opening more than 250 stores around the world since 1998. But two years ago, Wilson also turned a recall of overly see-through yoga pants into a public relations nightmare with comments about women’s bodies. And that wasn’t his only problem. We hear more about Wilson’s rise and fall, and what’s next for him and Lululemon.
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?