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Netflix’s Maniac, with Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, is either too weird or not weird enough
So many Emma Stones! So many Jonah Hills! Netflix Maniac , a new, darkly comic Netflix miniseries starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill , is the rare project that…
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Ranking Jimmy Butler's Trade Wish List
Well, that escalated quickly. News broke Wednesday after Jimmy Butler met with Tom Thibodeau and Timberwolves officials in LA that the All-Star is demanding a…
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yesterday
Netflix’s Maniac, with Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, is either too weird or not weird enough
So many Emma Stones! So many Jonah Hills! Netflix Maniac , a new, darkly comic Netflix miniseries starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill , is the rare project that…
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2 days ago
9 times Mister Rogers said exactly the right thing
Fred Rogers, host of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, poses with the famous King Friday puppet from his show. Fotos International / Getty Fred Rogers , host of the…
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2 days ago
The Best Frontcourt Duos in the Western Conference, Ranked
Getty Images/Ringer illustration We heard you like rankings, so to kick off The Ringer ’s 2018-19 NBA Preview, we’re devoting the week to evaluating (and…
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2 days ago
Best Case, Worst Case: New York Knicks
Getty Images/Ringer illustration Break out your Ben Simmons hand trackers—the NBA is back. We’re counting down the days until the 2018-19 season tips off on…
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2 days ago
Baker Mayfield Just Breathed Life Into the Browns
Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Baker Mayfield made the Cleveland Browns on Thursday something they haven’t been in 635 days: winners. Playing in relief of an…
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2 days ago
Hulu Announces ‘Veronica Mars’ Revival, Nabs Streaming Rights to Original Series
Photo: Everett Collection Get ready, Marshmallows, because Veronica Mars is coming back in a big way. This afternoon, star Kristen Bell shared that Hulu is…
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3 days ago
Jimmy Butler’s Trade Request Became a Hilarious Leaguewide Affair
Getty Images/Ringer illustration Lest we ever forget how petty the NBA can be, the aftershock of Jimmy Butler’s reported trade demands Wednesday made sure to…
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3 days ago
Going All In: An Oral History of ‘Rounders’
“Listen, here’s the thing. If you can’t spot the sucker in your first half hour at the table, then you are the sucker.” When Brian Koppelman was an 8-year-old…
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3 days ago
What Happens Next With Jimmy Butler and the Wolves?
Getty Images/Ringer illustration When Jimmy Butler was traded to Minnesota on draft night last year, it signaled that the Wolves were ready for a change—from…
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4 days ago
Daily Dictionary: A New Word of the Day App
Today developer and writer Benjamin Mayo launched his latest iPhone app on the App Store: Daily Dictionary . From the app's website : One word every day. Words…
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4 days ago
Apple Watch Series 4
Tim Cook opened the Apple Watch segment of the event last week by stating that Apple Watch wasn’t just the number one smart watch in the world (come on, that’s…
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4 days ago
Maya Rudolph Is a Revelation on Forever
Photo-Illustration: Maya Robinson and Photo by Amazon Studios Maya Rudolph is a revelation on Amazon’s new series, Forever , which premiered last Friday. I hate…
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4 days ago
Shelved: The Velvet Underground’s Fourth Album
The Velvet Underground album VU is the binding agent in a career of releases that differ so dramatically one from another as to be almost artistic reversals. VU…
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4 days ago
Best Case, Worst Case: Orlando Magic
Getty Images/Ringer illustration Break out your Ben Simmons hand trackers—the NBA is back. We’re counting down the days until the 2018-19 season tips off on…
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4 days ago
A Trip to Tolstoy Farm
Jordan Michael Smith | Longreads | September 2018 | 29 minutes (7,903 words) “A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to…
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5 days ago
Dream Bigger Dreams Than Minimalism
Being a minimalist is not my greatest goal in life. It is not my greatest obsession. I dream much bigger dreams for my life. I am passionate about my soul, my…
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5 days ago
The Best Writing Tool There Is
Do better tools make you a better writer? What’s the best writing tool there is? Is it the right tool for you? The answers may surprise you. Listen to the show…
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5 days ago
Getting a Book Contract is Hard Work (But You Can Do It)
I am a big fan of self-publishing. There’s never been a better time for writers to get their words out into the world without waiting for permission from…
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5 days ago
watchOS 5: The MacStories Review
Walkie-Talkie Brand new in watchOS 5, Walkie-Talkie joins the short list of apps available on Apple Watch which do not have a companion app on iOS. It also…
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5 days ago
The iPhones XS
Three years ago, Phil Schiller was my guest on stage at The Talk Show Live From WWDC 2015 . Nearing the end (skip ahead to just before the 48:00 mark in the…
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5 days ago
The Best Backcourt Duos in the Western Conference, Ranked
Getty Images/Ringer illustration We heard you like rankings, so to kick off The Ringer ’s 2018-19 NBA Preview, we’re devoting the week to evaluating (and…
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5 days ago
Peak NBA: Which Team Would Be Best If Every Player Was in His Prime?
Getty Images/Ringer illustration We heard you like rankings, so to kick off The Ringer ’s 2018–19 NBA Preview, we’re devoting the week to evaluating (and…
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5 days ago
Shortcuts User Guide
What’s a shortcut? A shortcut is a quick way to get one or more tasks done with your apps. The Shortcuts app lets you create your own shortcuts with multiple…
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6 days ago
Apps Introducing Support for Siri Shortcuts and Other iOS 12 Features
Apple this morning released iOS 12, and following the update, hundreds of apps are introducing support for the new features, including Siri Shortcuts. Siri…
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6 days ago
1Password Extends into the iOS QuickType Keyboard with Password AutoFill
This year's WWDC must have been a wild roller coaster ride for 1Password 's developers, Agile Bits. Anxieties were surely at a high as Apple shared news of…
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6 days ago
Petty Pariahs: The Problems of a Soon-Yi Previn Profile
Getty Images/Ringer illustration Sunday night, New York magazine published a profile of the long-silent Soon-Yi Previn, the adopted and estranged daughter of…
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6 days ago
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump’s Battering Ram
President Donald Trump, who accuses the media of being “the enemy of the people,” has urged his staff to “fight” with journalists. In Sanders, his press…
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6 days ago
The 34 People and Things That Will Define the 2018-19 NBA Season
We heard you like rankings, so to kick off The Ringer ’s 2018–19 NBA Preview, we’re devoting the week to evaluating (and slapping a number on) the players, the…
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6 days ago
The Best Backcourt Duos in the Eastern Conference, Ranked
Getty Images/Ringer illustration We heard you like rankings, so to kick off The Ringer ’s 2018-19 NBA Preview, we’re devoting the week to evaluating (and…
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6 days ago
The Darker, Digital Side of ‘American Vandal’
Netflix/Ringer illustration Spoilers abound! This post contains spoilers for Season 2 of American Vandal. A lot of them! Please stop reading now if you don’t…
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6 days ago
‘Forever’ Is the Best Possible Application of Streaming TV’s Freedom
Amazon/Ringer illustration When a TV show gets called a “secret,” it’s usually because it’s a low-rated cult classic, or is shielded behind the paywall of some…
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6 days ago
The Winners and Losers From NFL Week 2
Getty Images/AP Images/Ringer illustration Every week this NFL season, we will celebrate the electric plays, investigate the colossal blunders, and explain the…
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6 days ago
After Decades of Silence, Soon-Yi Previn Speaks
Soon-Yi Previn. Photo: Dan Winters Once, she was seen as a victim, her youth and relative innocence taken advantage of by a powerful, much older man who sucked…
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7 days ago
Fall TV Preview 2018: 25 Shows to Watch Now
Even in the era of Peak TV, fall has largely remained broadcast television’s time to shine. Cable and streaming outfits typically save their best material for…
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7 days ago
Lena Dunham Grows Up
Over the past year, Lena Dunham has been through a lot: an elective hysterectomy following a decade of suffering from endometriosis, and two big breakups — one…
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7 days ago
I Found a Notebook Like No Other Notebook
I’ve tasted the fine wine, and I can’t go back. Photo: by Molly Young In one of her novels George Eliot has a passage about how comforting it is to hang out…
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7 days ago
Rhoneisms
I Found a Notebook Like No Other Notebook — nymag.com My friend Dawn gave me one of these last year. I’ve yet to use it but I open it frequently and marvel at…
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7 days ago
Rhoneisms
First Listen: Mountain Man, ‘Magic Ship’ : NPR Me, to Bethany: “I’m really loving this! You know, in my soul, I’m really an Appalachian white man.” Bethany: “A…
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7 days ago
PCalc 3.8 With Siri Shortcuts
Federico Viticci, writing for MacStories: Even though I don’t consider myself an advanced PCalc user (I mostly use the app for conversions and basic…
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7 days ago
‘Frasier’ at 25: This Is the Spinoff That Did Everything Right
Photo: Netflix Considering just how many sequels, prequels, reboots, revivals, and spinoffs are on TV right now, you know that a lotta minds out there are…
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7 days ago
Thoughts and Observations on Apple’s iPhone XS/XR and Series 4 Apple Watch Introductory Event
The Event and Venue I just re-read my “ Welcome to the Steve Jobs Theater ” piece from last year, and my description of the venue holds up well. It truly is a…
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7 days ago
What I Know About Jian Ghomeshi
Photo: George Pimentel/WireImage Before anyone knew anything else about him, it was charm that made Jian Ghomeshi a big deal. It began in the mid 2000s, when he…
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8 days ago
PCalc 3.8 Adds Support for iOS 12’s Siri Shortcuts, Including Powerful Clipboard Commands
PCalc , James Thomson's advanced calculator for iPhone and iPad, has been updated this week to version 3.8. I've been testing PCalc 3.8 for the past couple of…
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8 days ago
On Outgrowing David Foster Wallace - Los Angeles Review of Books
IT IS NOT the fashion in literary assessment to admit that we might have thought differently about a book if we’d read it at another time — older or younger,…
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8 days ago
How The Good Place’s D’Arcy Carden became Janet
D’Arcy Carden gets to go to work with Ted Danson every day, which, honestly, sounds pretty great. Justin Lubin/NBC One of my favorite things about one of my…
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8 days ago
Bachelor in Paradise’s Jenna Cooper Vows to Clear Her Name From Cheating ‘Fraud’
Photo: @jennacooper ABC’s annual summer freak-fest Bachelor in Paradise didn’t end with whimper or a bang this season, but rather, an epic scam tailor-made for…
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8 days ago
Finding Beauty in Low’s Unsettling Machine Blues
Photo: Shelly Mosman/Sub Pop Records The Duluth, Minnesota, indie rockers Low have been crafting delicate, icy, minimalist guitar music for 25 years. They…
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9 days ago
Hulu’s The First is everything wrong with modern TV drama. Reader, I loved it.
“Let’s go to Mars!” you say to Sean Penn, a hint of excitement in your voice, for you have read Ray Bradbury. You know what wonders await you there. “Ehhhh,…
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9 days ago
John C. Reilly Is Everybody’s Better Half
Photo: Michael Avedon John C. Reilly arrives at the posh hotel restaurant in a light suit and straw fedora that make him seem almost jaunty, like a country…
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9 days ago
‘American Vandal’ Returns: Why the So-Serious-It’s-Funny Fake Docuseries Is Different This Season
In February 2016, Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda came to the Hollywood offices of Funny or Die for a meeting. The duo got to know each other at Boston’s Emerson…
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9 days ago
Screen Time for Kids Puts Powerful iOS Monitoring Tools and Use Restrictions in Parents’ Hands
For the past couple of years, the tech industry has grappled with the consequences of people carrying a tiny computer with them all day long. When it comes to…
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10 days ago
American Horror Story: Apocalypse Recap: No Whimpers, All Bangs
Photo: FX Networks. Everyone knows that this season of American Horror Story is supposed to be a crossover between Murder House and Coven , right? Then why…
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10 days ago
Andy Samberg’s Return to NBC Required a Few Apologies
Brooklyn Nine-Nine ’s Andy Samberg returned to Conan on Tuesday night in the exact same outfit he wore the last time he appeared on the show. Do you think the…
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10 days ago
Colin Kaepernick and Nike’s Commodification of Wokeness
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity try to parse the meaning of Nike’s recent ad campaign featuring free-agent NFL quarterback…
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10 days ago
Every season of American Horror Story so far, ranked
Roanoke, Apocalypse, or Hote l: Which is your favorite? (Probably not Apocalypse , since that one hasn’t aired yet.) FX Every season of American Horror Story is…
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11 days ago
Lenny Kravitz Has Three Great Songs and 80 Bad Ones
Getty Image On Friday, Lenny Kravitz released Raise Vibration , his eleventh album. You’re forgiven if you didn’t notice. As the review in Rolling Stone…
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11 days ago
Opinion | To Restore Civil Society, Start With the Library
Is the public library obsolete? A lot of powerful forces in society seem to think so. In recent years, declines in the circulation of bound books in some parts…
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11 days ago
‘Taxi’ Launched a Million Careers When It Debuted 40 Years Ago
©Paramount Television/Courtesy Every TV show’s credits tell a story. They detail beginnings and ends of careers, all part of the never-ending middle of the…
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11 days ago
Revisiting the First 10 Seasons of ‘Murphy Brown’
Back when TV episodes had clearly defined endings, Murphy Brown wrapped up its first the way it began: with a woman kicking off her shoes and belting off-key…
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11 days ago
Why Willpower Won't Work (and What You Should Use Instead)
The reason so many high-achievers make a habit of success while others struggle mightily is no secret: they consistently do that things that will produce the…
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11 days ago
Does Apple still care about Beats?
Apple’s big fall iPhone event is tomorrow, but if you’ve been hoping for something new from Beats, prepare to be let down. The company does not plan to announce…
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12 days ago
Habits vs. Workflows - Study Hacks - Cal Newport
Habits vs. Workflows September 11th, 2018 · Be the first to comment Productive Pondering As I transition from the slow freedom of summer to the constrained…
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12 days ago
Five Massive Overreactions to Week 1 of the NFL
Getty Images/Ringer illustration Overreacting to any single week of football is neither prudent nor profitable, but what else are we supposed to do after Week 1…
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12 days ago
The Timberwolves Are Bringing in Luol Deng Because Tom Thibodeau Has a Type
Getty Images/Ringer illustration The explanation for Minnesota signing Luol Deng, who at 33 is closer to retirement than he is to his prime, is as short as it…
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12 days ago
Compiling and Exporting Chapters for My iOS 12 Review with Drafts 5
Editor’s Note Every year, we publish around 60 issues of MacStories Weekly and the Monthly Log for Club MacStories members. MacStories Weekly is packed with our…
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12 days ago
‘American Vandal’ Season 2 Review: Sweeter, Sadder and Full of Crap
If Netflix ’s American Vandal wasn’t the greatest show of 2017, it was the most surprisingly great. A mockumentary from a largely unknown cast and creative…
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13 days ago
Outlaw King is an empty bid for Netflix’s filmmaking legitimacy
Photo courtesy of TIFF Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review…
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13 days ago
David Foster Wallace in the #MeToo Era: A Conversation with Clare Hayes-Brady - Los Angeles Review of Books
AFTER YEARS OF ADULATION, David Foster Wallace is now facing a moment of reckoning. As we observe the 10th anniversary of his suicide, his legacy is up for…
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13 days ago
Kuo: USB-C Interface on 2018 iPad Pros, Touch ID on 2018 MacBook, EKG and Ceramic Backs on All Apple Watch Series 4 Models
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research note today, obtained by MacRumors, that outlines several predictions. Kuo expects Apple to replace…
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13 days ago
Here Are the Co-Head Writers of Saturday Night Live Season 44
Saturday Night Live co-head writers and “Weekend Update” co-anchors Michael Che and Colin Jost. Photo: Taylor Hill/FilmMagic Saturday Night Live returns to NBC…
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13 days ago
American Vandal Season Two Is Full of It
Sam Ecklund (Griffin Gluck) and Peter Maldonado (Tyler Alvarez), getting the poop on the Turd Burglar in American Vandal . Photo: Scott Patrick Green / Netflix…
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13 days ago
As Leslie Moonves Negotiates His Exit from CBS, Women Raise New Assault and Harassment Claims
As the board of the CBS Corporation weighs the terms of his departure, Leslie Moonves faces six additional accusations of sexual misconduct. Illustration by…
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13 days ago
Leonard Bernstein and the Perils of Hero Worship
Leonard Bernstein, New York, December 1, 1960. Photograph by Richard Avedon / © The Richard Avedon Foundation Worldwide celebrations of the hundredth birthday…
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13 days ago
Kidding Premiere Recap: Don’t Say Friends When You Mean Viewers
Photo: Erica Parise/Erica Parise/SHOWTIME 2018 is the 50th anniversary of the premiere of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood , and so far we’ve seen the release of the…
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13 days ago
"Isn’t Growing Up Funny and Sweet?" The Not-Quite-Comedy and Tragedy of ‘Kidding’
Showtime/Ringer illustration “You’re not a person. You’re a man in a box.” Jeff Pickles’s producer, Sebastian (Frank Langella), who is also his father, is…
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13 days ago
The Deuce Season Premiere Recap: Bound for Glory
Photo: HBO New York City, Christmas 1977. Disco and punk are at their cultural peaks. The sex industry is booming while Ed Koch is trying to clean up Times…
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14 days ago
The Archive for Mac
Store Disclosures Donate About Store Disclosures Sponsorships Donate Overview Highlights Projects Archive March 16, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] | The Archive is a new…
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14 days ago
Create a Zettelkasten for your Notes to Improve Thinking and Writing • Zettelkasten Method
Who is this for? People who want to improve their writing and coherent thinking,who are invested in so-called knowledge work and who connect ideas.This suits…
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14 days ago
Summer 2018 Rejections: One Story, VQR, Glimmer Train, The Georgia Review, The Missouri Review, AGNI, Narrative, ZYZZYVA, and More Literary Journals
Welcome to The Rejection Quarterly , Spring 2018 edition. Sharing rejections shares the effort behind submissions and makes celebrating acceptances even…
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15 days ago
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