The organization telling the stories of the Japanese-American incarceration
Densho content director Brian Niiya talks about the importance of archiving memories and experiences of the World War II camps.
Beliebering the point
Justin Kuritzkes’ debut novel ‘Famous People’ explores the smooth-brained inner life of a contemporary pop star.
AAFU: Someone told me my best friend is a rapist
I’ve cut off all contact, but he still wants to know why.
‘Whisper Network’ turns the #MeToo movement into an empowerment fantasy
Chandler Baker’s new novel trivializes the cultural movement.
I’m Upset: Your dinner is ruining my movie
“Dine-in” movie theaters like Nitehawk and the Alamo Drafthouse are fundamentally antithetical to movies themselves.
Manly wedding rings for tough guys who are dudes
My journey through the emerging market for identity-tailored jewelry.
Meet the ear doctor who thinks Vincent Van Gogh was murdered
The gun that the artist allegedly used to end his own life recently sold for $182,000 at auction. But Dr. Irving Arenberg smells a conspiracy that “Van Goghs” all the way up to the top.
When you see an iceberg, everything else feels small
“Seeing the iceberg, it’s hard not to become one.”
What we loved this week: ‘Midsommar’ makes us tense, ‘Stardew Valley’ makes us calm, haircuts make our summer less sweaty
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of July 1, 2019.
Who gets to enjoy country music?
The rise of Lil Nas X and the yeehaw agenda have caused me to re-examine my relationship with a genre that seems intent on shutting people like me out.
I’m Upset: Astrology is fake for me specifically
I’m a Cancer... but I’m really not!
Freddie Gibbs makes magic with Madlib’s rejected Kanye beats
Freddie Gibbs and Madlib’s new collaborative album ‘Bandana’ might be the best hip-hop album of the year.
Chucky hates capitalism even more than you do
Three decades of a horror icon who represents our fears about the soullessness of mass production, come to life.
Tomorrow 168: Jony Ive Thought Different, Once
The man that took a byte out of Apple.
AAFU: How can I stay friends with someone who rejected me?
I know she doesn’t owe me a romantic relationship, but it’s still hard to be around her.
How I transformed my crappy laptop into a powerful gaming machine
Cloud streaming is possibly bad for the environment and the market, but very fun for me.
A preemptive eulogy for the cassette adapter
As we move into an era of increasingly convoluted and exclusionary music-playing options, a moment of recognition is in order for the last great car stereo equalizer.
The Beatles branding machine can’t just let it be
‘Yesterday,’ a new movie that imagines a world where the Beatles never existed, is just the latest attempt at keeping them relevant in the 21st century.
I’m Upset: Garbage trucks are too loud
GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACCCCCCCCCHuuuuuuuuuumfp.. EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEckssssSSHUOOOOOOOOOOM BOOOOM BOOOOOOOM BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!
Boarding schools produce bad people and great novels
Alexander Tilney’s debut novel ‘The Expectations’ grapples with shifting societal attitudes toward an elite, insular, and deeply alien institution.