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27 Vinyl Record Storage And Shelving Solutions
Blog // Oct 28 Having a dedicated record storage unit in your listening area is a good sign that you care about your records. A well chosen shelving or cabinet…
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Aretha Franklin’s Voice Endures
Aretha Franklin performs at the New York’s Radio City Music Hall in New York City in 1989. (Mario Suriani/AP/Shutterstock) Photo: Shutterstock Tell me what you…
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3 days ago
Moral Outrage Can Backfire When It Goes Viral
(Photo: Jason Rosewell/Unsplash) Moral outrage feels good. If you see a social media post that you view as racist, sexist, or otherwise offensive, a stinging…
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4 days ago
EXCHANGE
A Drexciya Discography Review Reviewed by Shawn O'Sullivan DJ New York City, NY Several times throughout recent history, Detroit served as the birthplace for…
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7 days ago
For Italy’s Abused Women, a Legal Labyrinth Compounds the Wounds
ROME — Married for 16 years, Antonietta Gargiulo had tried desperately to keep her abusive husband, a police officer, at a distance. She detailed his violence…
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7 days ago
How Big Is the Alt Right? Inside My Futile Quest to Count
How many white nationalists live in the United States? It’s a question I’ve been trying to answer on and off for years. In particular, I’ve tried to quantify…
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9 days ago
New York City today: Slow subways, slummy projects, soaring rents
Passengers board a crowded subway train in Times Square. (Photo: Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY) NEW YORK — Five years ago this seemed the very model of a modern…
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11 days ago
It's Looking Extremely Likely That QAnon Is A Leftist Prank On Trump Supporters
It's Looking Extremely Likely That QAnon Is A Leftist Prank On Trump Supporters "What the fuck is wrong with boomers?" There's a growing group of Trump…
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11 days ago
What Does It Mean to Ban Alex Jones?
Oli Scarff / Getty On Monday, Apple, Facebook, YouTube, and Spotify “banned” conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his media company, Infowars, from their…
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12 days ago
What Would Hannah Gadsby Do?
You can keep your Jesus bracelets with their WWJD reminders. I’m getting a bracelet that asks WWHGD: What Would Hannah Gadsby Do?
Ever since I watched Nanette,…
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13 days ago
Notes on the Death of Oxana Shachko
From Oxana Shachko’s instagram (@oksanashachko) Oxana Shachko told me she preferred that spelling, with the “x,” in 2016, as I was finalizing an essay that…
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13 days ago
How the Democratic Socialists of America Learned to Love Cynthia Nixon and Electoral Politics
Cynthia Nixon recently announced that she is a democratic socialist, but the D.S.A. was not immediately eager to claim her. Photograph by Drew Angerer / Getty…
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16 days ago
The Storm Is the New Pizzagate — Only Worse
They have a surprisingly decent graphics department over in Crazyland. Photo: Anonymous A new conspiracy theory called “The Storm” has taken the grimiest parts…
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18 days ago
What is QAnon? Explaining the bizarre rightwing conspiracy theory
Inflammatory YouTube videos targeting Tom Hanks are the latest manifestation.Photograph: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP If you happened to be watching YouTube…
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18 days ago
Clean out your PS4’s noisy fan already
The PlayStation 4 is a remarkable device, notable for its sharp edges, rhombus-like profile and minuscule size. But with that super-small footprint comes one…
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19 days ago
Cynthia Nixon Thinks You’re Underestimating Her. She Thinks You’re Wrong.
Cynthia Nixon is challenging Andrew M. Cuomo in the Democratic primary for New York governor this fall. Credit Todd Heisler/The New York Times By Even then, no…
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21 days ago
All That’s Left Is the Vote
Illustration by João Fazenda In the haze of summer, with books still to be read, weeds pulled, kids retrieved from camp, it’s a little hard to fathom that,…
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21 days ago
How Goop’s Haters Made Gwyneth Paltrow’s Company Worth $250 Million
Gwyneth Paltrow. Credit Amanda Demme for The New York Times By O n a Monday morning in November, students at Harvard Business School convened in their classroom…
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22 days ago
Academics explain David Foster Wallace to me
First, the flyers were defaced. Hung in the hallways of Illinois State University’s English department, the message was inked identically on each one: NAH I…
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23 days ago
The 21 best movies of 2017
Javier Zarracina/Vox In the introduction to her review anthology For Keeps: 30 Years at the Movies , the legendary film critic Pauline Kael wrote, “I’m…
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26 days ago
A pre-history of weeknotes, plus why I write them and perhaps why you should too (Week 16)
Bryan Boyer’s weeknotes aggregator, weeknotes.com, from December 2009 Have a look at the title where it says “Week 16”: there’s a format to these posts. I…
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26 days ago
The Comedy-Destroying, Soul-Affirming Art of Hannah Gadsby
“Writing the show, I think I was insane,” Ms. Gadsby said, adding, “I had so much just suddenly crystallize in my head, and I just needed to get it out.” Credit…
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26 days ago
Watching the world burn: The incongruous politics of The Dark Knight
Warner Bros. Pictures On the occasion of The Dark Knight’s 10th anniversary, Polygon is spending the week investigating the comic-book blockbuster’s legacy .…
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4 weeks ago
Who Funds the Future?
At his firm, Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capitalist routinely lays out “what will happen in the next ten, twenty, thirty years.” Photograph by Joe Pugliese…
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5 weeks ago
“I Was Devastated”: The Man Who Created the World Wide Web Has Some Regrets
Tim Berners-Lee, photographed in Amsterdam. Grooming by Patricia Van Heumen. Photograph by Olaf Blecker. “For people who want to make sure the Web serves…
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5 weeks ago
Marti Noxon on Sharp Objects, Joss Whedon, and Going ‘Toe-to-Toe’ With Jean-Marc Vallée
Photo-Illustration: Vulture/Getty Images Marti Noxon was writing television about angry, self-destructive, messed-up women long before it was in the Zeitgeist.…
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6 weeks ago
Why Hannah Gadsby’s searing comedy special Nanette has upended comedy for good
Netflix In an interview discussing her new special, Rape Jokes , queer standup comedian Cameron Esposito offers this crucial tip for understanding the state of…
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6 weeks ago
Captain America No. 1, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Annotated
Captain America enjoys a rarefied position in the superhero pantheon. Since his 1940 debut (in which he punches Adolf Hitler in the face), Captain America has…
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6 weeks ago
Donald Trump’s America and the Visions of David Lynch
It’s not hard to see how David Lynch, the mind behind the horrors of “Blue Velvet” (starring Kyle MacLachlan and Dennis Hopper), could view Trump with a…
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6 weeks ago
David Lynch on His Memoir Room to Dream and Clues to His Films
Since Eraserhead in 1977, David Lynch has reigned as one of our most compellingly enigmatic directors. Whether it’s films like Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive…
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6 weeks ago
Hannah Gadsby's 'Nanette' Is A Scorching Piece On Comedy And Trauma
Hannah Gadsby has brought her live show Nanette to Netflix. Netflix Many Americans had little exposure to Australian actress/comic/writer Hannah Gadsby before a…
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6 weeks ago
The Best Movies of 2018 (So Far)
Photo: Strand Releasing, Sony Pictures Classics, StudioCanal, Cohen Media Group, Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures We’re only halfway through 2018, but…
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6 weeks ago
Pixar’s Sexist Boys Club – Be Yourself
And My #MeToo Call For Radical Change Concept art for Finding Dory, the third Pixar film to feature a lead female character; yet many female artists on the show…
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7 weeks ago
The Comedian Forcing Standup to Confront the #MeToo Era
Watching Hannah Gadsby, it is impossible not to think of the many women who’ve come forward in recent months with stories of abuse that were years or even…
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7 weeks ago
I’ve Been Reporting on MS-13 for a Year. Here Are the 5 Things Trump Gets Most Wrong. — ProPublica
The Trump Administration The 45th President and His Administration Zero Tolerance Trump’s Immigration Policy at the Border There’s one thing everyone can agree…
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7 weeks ago
Into the Wild With Kanye West
Credit Julian Berman for The New York Times By JACKSON, Wyo. — One afternoon early last year, Kanye West walked into the living room of his California home and…
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7 weeks ago
David Lynch: ‘You gotta be selfish. It's a terrible thing’
David Lynch: ‘I like to have some people around. If I was totally alone I think I’d get funny, and not in a humorous way.’Photograph: Dylan Coulter for the…
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8 weeks ago
The End of Civil Rights
Matthieu Borel The fires on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, and the tear gas that doused black activists had barely stopped burning when the Department of…
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8 weeks ago
Hey new cannabis users and microdosers: Pax's app stops you from getting too high
I just learned about Session Control, a new feature on an already-existing mobile app for the Pax Era portable vaporizer . It's great for people who microdose,…
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8 weeks ago
Surreal SFF That Explores Humanity Through Language and Memory
The nature of identity is at the heart of an abundance of speculative fiction. It can be one of the best ways of exploring what makes a person unique and what…
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8 weeks ago
“The Tale,” a Wrenching and Wise Story About Sexual Abuse
The show is lit up by anger, but it has a stirring, inspiring streak. Illustration by Deanna Halsall “No bad horses, only bad riders,” Mrs. G, the riding coach…
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8 weeks ago
Domino's is repairing roads, and experts say it reveals a troubling trend in American spending
Domino's This week, Domino's announced that it has started paying construction crews to fill potholes in towns across the US. The goal, according to the…
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8 weeks ago
Vice Media Was Built on a Bluff. What Happens When It Gets Called?
Contour by Getty Images. It was sunny in Williamsburg on the last Wednesday in May, which also happened to be the second day of a new era at Vice Media.…
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8 weeks ago
Bill Faloon has pursued immortality for decades. Now he's got lots of company. What does science have to say?
The Voorhes Science Bill Faloon has pursued immortality for decades. Now he's got lots of company. What does science have to say? Is there any truth to…
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8 weeks ago
Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Ode to Happiness in “Everything Is Love”
The joint album is a pointed reversal of the serious, heavy tone of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s most previous records; there is no torment, only celebration. Beyoncé /…
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The Simple Art Historian’s Guide to Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s ‘Apeshit’ Video
Go to the corner and think about what you’ve done, Musée d’Orsay. Beyoncé and Jay-Z, ever the ones to anticipate your summer sonic needs, dropped a surprise…
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9 weeks ago
Canadian Oil Pipeline Could Drive Famous Puget Sound Whales to Extinction
An adult female orca and calf swim in Washington state’s Puget Sound Photo: NOAA Fisheries/Vancouver Aquarium ( AP ) Orcas are one of the Pacific Northwest’s…
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9 weeks ago
“Coco,” a Story About Borders and Love, Is a Definitive Movie for This Moment
“Coco” is a movie about borders more than anything—the beauty in their porousness, the absolute pain produced when a border locks you away from your family.…
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9 weeks ago
Dr. Ruth, Dr. Kissinger, and Trump’s Cruelty to Families
In the fall of 2015, Dr. Ruth told the story of the Evian Conference, in 1938, where countries from around the world debated the plight of Germany’s Jews.…
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9 weeks ago
The Fiends and the Folk Heroes of Grifter Season
Anna Delvey has been celebrated as a sort of Bling Ring icon, throwing a spotlight on people who seem to have more money than substance. Photograph by Matteo…
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10 weeks ago
How an Aspiring ‘It’ Girl Tricked New York’s Party People — and Its Banks
Photography by Sergio Corvacho Above, Anna Delvey. It started with money, as it so often does in New York. A crisp $100 bill slipped across the smooth surface…
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11 weeks ago
The ‘Sex Cult’ That Preached Empowerment
Keith Raniere Credit Stefan Ruiz for The New York Times O ne winter morning in a conventional suburb outside Albany, N.Y., Nancy Salzman, the 63-year- old…
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11 weeks ago
At Uber, a New C.E.O. Shifts Gears
When Dara Khosrowshahi applied to become Uber’s C.E.O., Barry Diller warned him, “That’s a very dangerous place.” Photograph by Pari Dukovic for The New Yorker…
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12 weeks ago
The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans
Rancho Gordo’s heirloom beans look like gems in a jewelry case. The company sells half a million pounds of them a year. Illustration by Cari Vander Yacht Audio:…
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12 weeks ago
Trump vs. the “Deep State”
Amid purges, infighting, and loyalty tests, civil servants liken the Administration’s tactics to a “hostile takeover and occupation.” Illustration by Christian…
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12 weeks ago
Will the Fervor to Impeach Donald Trump Start a Democratic Civil War?
Republicans see a push for impeachment as likely to be a disaster for Democrats in the midterms. Illustration by Christoph Niemann Al Green cuts a distinctive…
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12 weeks ago
The Fearless Cinema of Claire Denis
The attention Denis pays her actors is an absorption that resembles love. Photograph by Paul Rousteau for The New Yorker One night many years ago, a French…
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12 weeks ago
Electric Scooter Charger Culture Is Out of Control
Bird Scooters Every afternoon around 4 p.m., when school lets out, Brandon, an 18-year-old high-school senior in Los Angeles who asked to be referred to only by…
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12 weeks ago
Valley of the Ragdolls
Cats and humans have had an uneasy détente for the past few millennia. We provide cats with safe, warm places to sleep; they provide us with entertainment. We…
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12 weeks ago
Under The Skin: Why That 'Arrested Development' Interview Is So Bad
Jessica Walter, Will Arnett and Jeffrey Tambor in Arrested Development . Saeed Adyani/Netflix Why this story? I had this conversation with several people last…
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12 weeks ago
Westworld’s digital marketing is giving fans sneak peeks at the show’s biggest secrets
Photo by John P. Johnson / HBO Warning: mild spoilers below for the first five episodes of Westworld season 2, including the promotional teaser for episode 6 .…
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12 weeks ago
Where to Buy Amazing Tea Online
[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] So you've fallen in love with tea . You've learned how to tell your high mountain oolongs from your shade-grown gyokuro . Now you're…
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12 weeks ago
Frank Miller: 'I wasn't thinking clearly when I said those things'
‘I got very distracted by real life’ … Frank Miller.Photograph: Tim Knox A s far back as he can remember, Frank Miller always wanted to draw a gangster. “I…
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may 2018
Returning to Twin Peaks: The Return One Year Later
“We are like the dreamer who dreams, and then lives inside the dream. But who is the dreamer?” Few lines from Twin Peaks encapsulate the cult television series…
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may 2018
Rebecca Solnit: The Coup Has Already Happened
A lot of people are waiting for something dramatic to happen, some line to be crossed, an epic event like the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller III that…
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may 2018
Donald Glover Can’t Save You
Glover takes an ambivalent view of his widespread acclaim. “People accept me now because I have power, but they still think, Oh, he thinks he’s the golden…
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may 2018
The Trouble with Elon Musk and Grimes
The musician Grimes and the Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk appeared together at the 2018 Met Gala. Photograph by Frazer Harrison / FilmMagic / Getty At…
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may 2018
Help! It’s Annoying When My Hypersensitive LGBTQ Friends Make Fun of My “Vanilla” Sex Life.
ration by Slate. Photos by Steven Peice on Unsplash and Pablo Heimplatz on Unsplash. Daniel Mallory Ortberg is online weekly to chat live with readers. Here’s…
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may 2018
I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye
Glenn Harvey I could only have seen it there, on the waxed hardwood floor of my elementary-school auditorium, because I was young then, barely seven years old,…
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may 2018
The Woman Who Gave the Macintosh a Smile
Susan Kare designed the suite of icons that made the Macintosh revolutionary—a computer that you could communicate with in pictures. Photograph by Elena Dorfman…
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may 2018
Kanye West Has Long Been Primed For Radicalization
Andrew Kelly / Reuters Then president-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for media at Trump Tower in New York City, on Dec. 13, 2016. The past week has been…
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may 2018
'Infinity War' and the Point of Comic-Book Deaths
Disney / Marvel This article contains major spoilers about the end of Avengers: Infinity War. The old adage in superhero comics used to be that any character…
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may 2018
Can Dirt Save the Earth?
W hen John Wick and his wife, Peggy Rathmann, bought their ranch in Marin County, Calif., in 1998, it was mostly because they needed more space. Rathmann is an…
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may 2018
How Michelle Wolf Blasted Open the Fictions of Journalism in the Age of Trump
Michelle Wolf’s routine was only as obscene as the Presidency itself. Photograph by Cheriss May / NurPhoto via Getty On Saturday, the comedian Michelle Wolf,…
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april 2018
The Ridiculous Saga Of Lance Armstrong, The Cheater Who Became An Enemy Of The State
It was more than five years ago when Lance Armstrong went on Oprah , looked her in the eye, and admitted to the world that his iconic comeback story was fueled…
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april 2018
Rebecca Solnit: Whose Story (and Country) Is This?
Watching the film Phantom Thread , I kept wondering why I was supposed to be interested in a control freak who is consistently unpleasant to all the people…
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april 2018
How Should We Think About Kanye West’s Tweets?
Of course, a lot of people tweet frantically. But this behavior feels fundamentally at odds with the lyrical content of West’s work. Photograph by Dimitrios…
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april 2018
Ty Segall On Freedom’s Goblin, The Whole “Prolific” Thing, & The Hip-Hop Album He Hopes To Make
To be honest with you reader, Ty Segall, boy king of the American Garage Rock Scene, never struck me as a morning person. Or even a “get out of bed before…
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april 2018
How American Racism Influenced Hitler
Hitler, circa 1923. Five years later, he noted, approvingly, that white Americans had “gunned down . . . millions of redskins.” Photograph from Hulton-Deutsch…
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april 2018
The Maraschino Mogul’s Secret Life
In the basement, police discovered a hydroponic system for cultivating marijuana. Illustration by Janne Iivonen Audio: Listen to this story. To hear more…
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april 2018
The Teens Who Hacked Microsoft's Videogame Empire—And Went Too Far
I. The Bumper The trip to Delaware was only supposed to last a day. David Pokora, a bespectacled University of Toronto senior with scraggly blond hair down to…
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april 2018
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