Daily Archives: June 26, 2012

Call Me Always

You don’t have to be driving around with a 15-year-old on her first-ever trip to California to fall abruptly, defenselessly in love with “Call Me Maybe.” (Yes that bit of mass-cultural ubiquity, the song to which for the rest of human time lazy producers of VH-1ish “documentaries” will turn when they need to signify, swiftly and…

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Welcome to Avidly, a summer school experiment, if you will. This is a place to indulge enthusiasm for thinking and feeling about culture. We’ll be publishing Tuesdays and Thursdays until around Labor Day. Equal parts archive fever and incitement to discourse, Avidly was borne out of a desire to preserve some of the conversations we are having across…