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Bated Breath

David Winner on the rules for oxygen under hospice care and the still moments in his mother’s final days. Continue reading

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Canary-Colored Runway into the Sun, The Rainbow Reader Part III

Part III of Tessa Laird’s 6-part series on the social history of color examines yellow from Van Gogh to Kandinsky, suicide and sunshine. Continue reading

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What is Your Inner Classic Rock Persona?

Whether we want to admit it or not, we all have a Classic Rock persona buried inside us. Way, way down inside. With this new precision chart you can unlock your umlauts and allow your hidden self to rampage up and down the Hollywood strip like Jim Morrison’s ghost. Continue reading

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Introducing a New Line of “Battle for Reproductive Freedom” Barbie Dolls

Evangelical Protester Barbie, Anti-Abortion Gynecologist Ken, Unwanted Pregnancy Skipper, and more! Continue reading

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Yeezy Taught Me: How Kanye & The Roots Make Live Hip Hop Work

Sam Behrens expounds upon the nuances of live hip hop, and what Eminem and Kanye can — and can’t — teach you about the art of performance.
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Sunday Light and Word – Pearls of Short Solace

“searching the angles of chance” Continue reading

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The Outsiders: Goalies, Writing & Existentialism

For the World Cup Final, James Irwin on the weirdness of goalies. Or: why so many writers (Camus, Nabokov) have served in soccer’s goal box. Continue reading

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