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I Don’t Know How to Love Him

Picture this: Summer of 2006, I’m hanging outside the local sushi joint with my friend Terra after just another regular day of musical theater...

Feel Free: On the Difference Between Art and Sentimentality

In the afterword written for the 2014 reissue of Let’s Talk About Love, Carl Wilson’s 2007 book about Celine Dion and bad taste, Wilson...

50 Shades of Outlander

You: you have to choose.  Between the present and the past; the watch and the longsword, the suit and the kilt. Your hair is...

On Watching The Wire Again

It’s deep in July, and there’s nothing on television; the season of rewatching is upon us. My partner and I have decided on The...

Pop Politics

If I hum a few bars, you might begin to recall the tune. It goes like this. In August 1970, a warrant was issued...

Kanye West Presents: Dune

On June 18th, Alejandro Jodorowsky released, via twitter, this picture. It is our hope that as a result of this meeting, Kanye West may have been convinced that...