The Atlantic has been redesigned, combining its look in the early 1960s with something much more contemporary. That’s not an easy thing to do. The process is explained here, here, and here. I write about the new issue – a fantastic one – here. Subscribe! If you enjoy the blogs, read us in greater depth and help support us online. The new issue also has my new long-form essay on what blogging has done to the act of writing, or "Why I Blog."