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Back to the Future

The Goonies, Museum Rejects

The Goonies is 35 years old this summer, and everything about it — the Cyndi Lauper soundtrack, a class-inflected love triangle, Rube Goldberg machines,...

The Allure of Lost Cities

When we behold empty cities, we feel both the fascination and the fear of events that might be coming to neighborhoods near us. Shanghai, deserted...

ARRIVING IN FERRARA

I’ve travelled for men. I’ve travelled for beaches. I’ve even travelled for particular Airbnb apartments. This is the first time I travel for a...

Back to An Asian Future

  Back to the Future premiered on Fourth of July weekend thirty years ago. The essays in this Avidly collection, guest edited by Wendy Lee and...

Five Reasons I love Stephen “tWitch” Boss and You Should Too

This week you have seen a lot of headlines about Channing Tatum and whether he is dumb and whether he likes gazing into the...

Disintegrating Einstein

Back to the Future premiered on Fourth of July weekend thirty years ago. The essays in this Avidly collection, guest edited by Wendy Lee and...