Category Archives: Appreciations

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The 12 People You Meet at a Babymetal Concert

Japanese pop metal threesome Babymetal must be seen and heard to be believed. Last year, they took the world by storm, with single and viral video “Gimme Chocolate!!” and just recently completed their first whirlwind world tour, which included opening slots for Lady GaGa. Veteran So-Cal punk author Jim Ruland talked his indulgent wife into attending Babymetal’s first U.S. show, which was full of surprises. Continue reading

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Razor Sadness, Wizened Eyes: Nirvana Unplugged, 20 Years On

Nirvana’s legendary last recorded performance, 1994′s MTV Unplugged In New York, was too painful for the Weeklings’ Robert Burke Warren to watch. Until now. Continue reading

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American Jane

Zoe Zolbrod on the perils of being an American abroad in the Reagan years, and what she’s learned to love about the red, white and blue. Continue reading

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104 Weeks of The Weeklings: The Best of Our First Two Years

The Weeklings founding editors reveal their favorite pieces of the last two years. Continue reading

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Give Me Walgreens or Give Me Death

There is one small drawback to universal healthcare. In France, they call it “vagina mushrooms.” Continue reading

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The Zen of Gen X: How We Went From Jaded to Sated

A generation jaded at birth and raised on irony grew up to be pretty darned content. Isn’t that ironic? Don’t you think? Whitney Collins breaks down the Zen of Gen X. Continue reading

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Astrid Cravens, Summer 2009. 2010,
Oil on panel, 48" x 46", courtesy of the artist.

Blue Spark, Part III

Grief, chance, guilt, marriage – and what drove Nelly Reifler, in 2003, to say goodbye to someone who was then very much alive. Continue reading

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