Category Archives: Appreciations

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

Blue Spark, Part II

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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