Setting the bar high: Steph Curry is profiled by the legendary sportswriter Rick Reilly whose return to the pages of Sports Illustrated is huge. Speaking of huge: Donald Trump on the stump is the focus of Matt Taibbi’s latest piece on the election that is still crazy after all these months. This week’s must-look: Midwest celebrates a rural rite of spring—a gorgeous essay on a controlled Kansas prairie fire. And feeling the burn: Jennifer Garner’s sit-down with Vanity Fair became this week’s most-read article. Talk about rising from the ashes. Plus: How to spring clean your life. It’s that time.

—Maggie M., Texture Editorial Director

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