San Quentin has been a pioneer in using sports programs to aid in inmate rehabilitation. Perhaps its most notable is the tennis program, with a full court sitting right in the middle of a notorious prison yard.
In the latest excerpt from 33⅓ in-depth album reviews, Scottish novelist Alan Warner remembers kraut rock group Can's 1971 record and an era of young men obsessing over vinyl.
New York's apocalyptic tempest was a dud, but it doesn't take the end of the world to hurt the animals that call major cities home.
He said his eviction "is about me paying low rent. But also because I'm the only negro in the building."
People love quoting Apu from The Simpsons.
Lucid dreaming can give you the power to fly, visit the dead, and have sex with celebrities while you sleep. Unfortunately, lucidity in dreams is rare and fleeting for most people. I talked with expert and author Jared Zeizel about how to change that.
Just two dudes in a back alley, rappin' their asses off, looking like superheroes. What else did you expect?
As someone whose entire sex education was a 280-pound nun denouncing abortion, I'm on board with the push in the UK for sex ed being part of the curriculum from elementary school onward.
MREs—or Meals Ready-to-Eat—are a staple of military life for servicemen and servicewomen around the world. The compact meals are designed to give soldiers all the nutrients they need, so MUNCHIES decided to give them a try.
There were political protests, bouts of crying, arm wrestling, a marriage proposal, and a ceremonial knife-giving.
To artist and entrepreneur Lily Su of Yours in Soap, the image of an unborn baby symbolizes the concept of ultimate comfort, which is why some of her Castile creations look like embryos.
Sofia Valiente's photographs explore how the most ostracized people in Western society live.
A program called LEVITATION monitored users of file sharing websites such as Rapidshare and the now-defunct Megaupload for suspicious activity.
In an open letter, Castro said that he still does not trust the United States and has not spoken to any US officials himself, but that he is open to the renewal of diplomatic relations.
"When I got my first period, my mom got me a basset hound Bobblehead doll."
Interviews with numerous former and current ESL teachers at public and private schools in China found that nearly every teacher had been subjected to one or many labor abuses.
He got me drunk in a brightly lit bar and then broke my teenage heart.
With Grim Fandango remastered for 2015, The Secret of Monkey Island turning 25, and Full Throttle 20 this year, here's an overview of the company that made these adventure classics happen.
Striving for perfection can drive you insane, but I didn't realize just how insane I'd become until I watched Darren Aronofsky's film.
The Canadian Armed Forces just recommenced its official mission against transnational criminal syndicates using the seas as trafficking lanes for cocaine and other narcotics.
A lot of artists try to escape the shittiness of human existence with their music, but Philadelphia MC Ryshon Jones wallows in it with his new track "What iDesire, iProtect."
We talked to founders Julia Scheele and Sarah Broadman about their Riot Grrrl revival zine, Double Dare Ya, and took a look at some of its artwork.
One of the many ways that the Islamic State has sought to spread its message is through a new women's organization called Al Zawraa—a sort of home economics institute for the wives of mujahideen.
While most LA punk bands were jumping around and whining about Reagan, Saccharine Trust were digging deeper, both musically and lyrically. The band is still going strong today, I called up Baiza to talk about his career and where he's at now.