Catherine Green, The Atlantic

Catherine Green

The Atlantic

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Past articles by Caty:

The Procrastinator’s Guide to the Total Eclipse

“In that moment, everything that you take for granted is suddenly gone.” To hear Frank Close talk about why he chases totality is to wonder if you’ve ever felt a moment of real passion in your life, or if you ever will. The particle physicist was featured on the podcast Every Little Thing, in an April episode called “Rapture Chasers.” Close and the author and psychologist Kate Russo… → Read More

Dave Meyers on the Art (and Business) of Making Music Videos With Kendrick Lamar and Missy Elliott: Interview

Dave Meyers directed some of the most iconic videos of the Y2K era—and has flexed the staying power of his craft to launch several of the biggest hits of the past few years. → Read More

Does This Skin-Firming Lotion Really Work?

It might just be a placebo—but I can't stop using it. → Read More

What Gift to Get for the Impossible Somebody on Your List

We asked 'Atlantic' readers to describe the person on their holiday shopping list to whom they have no idea what to give, and brainstormed some perfect gift ideas for them. → Read More

Let The Atlantic Help With Your Holiday Shopping

For this year's gift guide, tell us about the person on your holiday list who you have no idea what to get. Atlantic editors and staffers will pick several responses, and brainstorm suggestions of what readers can give their tricky recipients. → Read More

Help Us Make Our Website Better

If you're an occasional reader of our site, needs your input. Join our next user testing group to tell us what you like, don't like, or wish you saw to improve your experience. → Read More

The Blurred Lines of Gerrymandering

What is the difference between civil redistricting and intentional disenfranchisement? → Read More

How Realistic Are 2016 Candidates Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump's Tax Plans?

The proposals make for good talking points, but are largely impractical. → Read More

Why Is It So Hard to Vote in America?

Voter ID laws disproportionately impact the poor and minorities. → Read More

How Do Super PACs Influence an Election? Unpacking the Results of Citizens United

Unpacking the results of the Citizens United case and its impact on campaign finance → Read More

From Polling to Primaries: What Can We Learn From Early Election Results?

Analyzing the Sanders, Cruz, and Clinton campaigns → Read More

Are Polls Less Relevant Than Ever?

Our advice: Take everything with a grain of salt. → Read More

Who Really Chooses the Nominees?

The parties' delegate system was rigged to favor establishment candidates—but this year, it might sink their chances. → Read More

What Actually Happens at the Iowa Caucus?

We break down the kickoff to the 2016 election. → Read More

Stories of Your First Experience with Guns

Readers share a range of interesting stories, from the tragic to the heartwarming. → Read More

What's Your Earliest Memory of Guns?

Often our earliest experiences can have a direct impact on who we become as adults. Tell us about your first memory of guns. → Read More

Atlantic Readers Pick the Weirdest, Greatest Songs on Their Running Playlists

According to Atlantic readers. → Read More

Your Holiday Gift Guide

Age: 19 Place: Saskatoon, Canada Relationship: step-nephew From the gift-giver: My brother’s stepson seems to be a typical 19-year-old in many ways. He likes video games, hanging out with friends and drinking with them. But the problem is that I don't really know him all that well—which is why it is so tricky for me to buy for him. I need to find him something relatively inexpensive (looking for… → Read More

Who's the Question Mark on Your Gift List This Year?

What do you get the man (or lady) who has everything? Or a picky sibling who’s impossible to shop for? Or an eccentric grandparent? As the holiday season rapidly approaches, your stress level in the gift-giving department is probably ramping up as well. Let us give you a hand with any blank spaces on your shopping list. We’re asking you to send some deets about a friend, colleague, or family… → Read More

Self-Segregation on the Quad

Did navigating your college campus feel an awful lot like the cafeteria map scene of "Mean Girls"? What's the solution to self-segregation at universities? → Read More