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Isla Vista: Two Essays

In the wake of the recent shootings, Avidly offers two essays about the challenge of reading Isla Vista: "The Mein Kampf  of Isla Vista" by Kirsten...

My Chilly Ponies

The news out of Antarctica this week is terrible. You might assume that I refer to this week's report of the looming, irreversible collapse of...