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10.16.18

I Don't Care if This Robot Dog Can Dance, It Will Still Kill Us All

Don't let its cute new moves fool you.

10.9.18
8.7.18

Cities Are for Rich People Now and Wooing Amazon Only Makes It Worse

Local officials across America are trying to attract the mega-corporation's new headquarters. That is not going to help your rent.

6.15.18

What It's Really Like Working for Elon Musk During Tesla Layoffs

It's not actually scary because it's all part of changing the world—and the boss knows what he's doing, right?

4.24.18

Get Ready for an Even Darker Dystopia on Season Two of 'Handmaid's Tale'

"It's hard to tell a story about a terrible world without being a little terrible."

4.12.18

Hanging With the Followers of a Doomsday Cult in Indonesia

According to a woman named Lia Aminuddin, a UFO will save only true believers.

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3.28.18

Things Aren't Going So Well in Gilead in the New 'Handmaid's Tale' Trailer

We've got labor camps, people being weighed down in pools, a bunch of Handmaids on the gallows, and Aunt Lydia got hold of a microphone.

3.16.18

The Chainsmokers' New Single's Lyrics, Ranked by Chainsmokers-Ness

"I post a picture of myself 'cause I'm lonely / Everyone knows what I look like / Not even one of them knows me​" is not even the top one on "Everybody Hates Me."

12.6.17

The Fourth Season of 'Black Mirror' Finally Has a Release Date

Ring in the New Year with a horrifying new season of Charlie Brooker's sci-fi anthology series.

9.14.17

Stereolab's 'Dots and Loops' Is the Jazziest Anti-Capitalist Manifesto 20 Years On

'Dots and Loops' remains the experimental pop band's most sonically accessible and politically important record.

7.27.17

Stop Trusting the Robots

With the state of SoundCloud in question and Spotify's growing influence, we must consider how we consume the music we love—and what that means for the future.

6.15.17

Get Ready for a 'Black Mirror' Book Series

Creator Charlie Brooker is bringing a slew of original, dystopian stories to a "high-tech 'paper' format."

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