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Blood on the Hallowed Ground

Ian F. Blair plays a game of basketball with his brother as he recounts the memory of his father’s death in an evocative, pulsing essay about cancer, family, and race. Continue reading

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The 50 Most Bad-Ass Movies Ever

Sean Beaudoin curates the 50 most bad-ass movies of all time, then challenges you to a punch-up behind the Dumpster if you don’t agree with every single choice. Continue reading

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In Defense of Disco

At its height, the “Disco Sucks” movement drew fifty-nine thousand people to a Chicago stadium to watch a shock jock explode LPs, inciting a full-on riot of mostly white dudes. WTF? Our Robert Burke Warren, who became enamored of disco in the lusty confines of a Catholic school broom closet, writes about the music that arrived at the same time as his teens, and how it inspired him. Continue reading

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Sunday Light and Word – On the Way There

Searching the angles of chance Continue reading

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SEVEN THINGS WE DON’T CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK: White Newscaster Lies

Every single thing that we shouldn’t be talking about now combined in one easy-to-swallow gel cap. Continue reading

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A Totally Gruesome Document Detailing a Relationship: Journal Entries, 2012

I FEEL LIKE we’ve lost a lot of steam in this relationship. I don’t want to be a novelty item. The other night, while we were talking about union organizing, with our opposing viewpoints, I was searching, stammering, for the … Continue reading

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This Law Would End the Antivaxx Movement Forever

A modest proposal on vaccines. Continue reading

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Monday Rock City: A Conversation with Marky Ramone

J.M. Blaine sits down with Marky Ramone, the sole surviving member of seminal punk avatars The Ramones, to chat about Marky’s harrowing but heartwarming memoir, a rock odyssey detailing a legendarily dysfunctional quartet that included an addict, a hardcore Republican, and an OCD sufferer, all of whom, with Marky, forever altered the course of pop music, and all of whom loved Cracker Barrel. Continue reading

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Sunday Light and Word – Slow Bursting Hearts

Searching the angles of chance Continue reading

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