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FOOD

Meet the Chef Elevating Weed Edibles to a Culinary Art

Cannabis chef Melissa Parks wants to make weed edibles "dignified and accessible."
Jordan Sowunmi
10.29.14
Film

We Interviewed the Filmmaker Behind 'The Whiteness Project'

"White people don’t have a lot of experience talking about their race, so they’re going to say a lot of dumb shit."
Jordan Sowunmi
10.15.14
Film

‘MARMATO’ Covers a Colombian Town in the Aftermath of a Canadian Mining Operation

We interviewed director Mark Grieco about <I>MARMATO</I>, his film that examines the contentious six-year process during and after a Canadian mining company bought a Colombian mine worth billions.
Jordan Sowunmi
10.10.14
Stuff

'Thug Kitchen' Is the Latest Iteration of Digital Blackface

After the duo behind popular food blog and social media outfit <I>Thug Kitchen</I> were revealed to be two twentysomething WASPs, the internet exploded.
Jordan Sowunmi
10.3.14
News

How One of New York City's Most Storied Police Officers Became Public Enemy No. 1

A close look at how retired NYPD Deputy Inspector and community advocate Corey Pegues became New York's most maligned cop this week.
Jordan Sowunmi
9.12.14
Photo

Here Are Some Incredible Outtakes From the "Houston Rap" Photo Book

We're thrilled to share ten previously unpublished outtakes from Lance Scott Walker and Peter Beste's stunning photo book, <I>Houston Rap</i>.
Jordan Sowunmi
8.25.14
Stuff

A Tense Conversation with 'Chappelle's Show' Co-Creator Neal Brennan

We talked to <I>Chappelle's Show</I> co-creator Neal Brennan about saying the N-Word in front of black people, his new show, and hanging out at Eddie Murphy's house with Dave Chappelle.
Jordan Sowunmi
8.13.14
Photo

Elie 'Visionelie' Jonathan's Photographs Turn Toronto’s Generic Into the Gargantuan

We interviewed Elie 'Visionelie' Jonathan, a photographer whose defined aesthetic and prodigious Instagram following is rapidly making him a darling of commercial giants.
Jordan Sowunmi
8.5.14
Interviews

Meet the Married Comedians Who Share Their Private Life in a Podcast

We interviewed married comedians Tom Segura and Christina Pazsitzky about sharing their innermost details on a twice-weekly podcast, how bodily functions are an integral part of their branding, and how recent dirty talk led to their newest catchphrase.
Jordan Sowunmi
7.21.14
Culture

Chatting with the Porn Star Who Wants Rob Ford’s Job

We interviewed Nikki Benz, the adult film star who's running for mayor of Toronto.
Jordan Sowunmi
6.19.14