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‘I am not American’

‘I am not American’

Insufficient attention is paid to the different contexts of the black people who do not live in America; we are simply put in the mould of black Americans...

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‘I mean actually using a tree as a thing to ride’

‘I mean actually using a tree as a thing to ride’

Only a place steeped in adolescent boredom could produce a sport so maddeningly stupid as tree riding...

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Amy Glynn: Ketamine Redwoods

Amy Glynn: Ketamine Redwoods

A redwood can live forever...

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Ruta Destroy

Ruta Destroy

It is hard to believe that this was once one of Spain’s wildest nightclub scenes...

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George Reiner on Christian Hawkey

George Reiner on Christian Hawkey

sift developed from a translation of the Moroccan philosopher Abdessalam Benabdelali...

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Lital Khaikin: Seas & Sands

Lital Khaikin: Seas & Sands

Arriving by way of the via-not...

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Ken Taylor: game on

Ken Taylor: game on

hockey pucks are frozen prior to each game...

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Douglas Penick: Truthiness

Douglas Penick: Truthiness

The more nonsensical, the better...

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Francesco Tenaglia Interviews R.H. Quaytman

Francesco Tenaglia Interviews R.H. Quaytman

Art history is an attempt to predict the past that the future will come from...

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Amazonian

Amazonian

Social media are a deliberation-themed video game...

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The Story of the Three Bears by Samuel Jay Keyser

The Story of the Three Bears by Samuel Jay Keyser

Goldilocks is chock-full of threes...

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Susan Daitch on Lydia Lopokova

Susan Daitch on Lydia Lopokova

Snow falling, nutcrackers come to life, swans turning into princesses...

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Erik Hoel: Humans Forever

Erik Hoel: Humans Forever

There are a handful of obvious goals we should have for humanity’s longterm future...

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Oiled

Oiled

I am obviously not travelling for coffee but for oil. Or rather: for art...

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The first-amendment bubble of big US online media platforms quickly burst…

The first-amendment bubble of big US online media platforms quickly burst…

When free-market elephants like Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos take charge of major mass-media outlets, concerns are raised about the direction of free speech...

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Put it in the books!

Put it in the books!

The outfielders adept at prose. At third base and first, essayists. At shortstop and second base, poets...

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No Stone Unturned by Farah Abdessamad

No Stone Unturned by Farah Abdessamad

The ecstasy that accompanies a spiritual experience holds a form of inner displacement; we are born to surpass, to embrace our totality in movement...

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