Jennifer Swann

earthquakes

Here's What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California

Nobody knows when "The Big One" is going to hit California, but here's how experts think it will play out when it does.
Jennifer Swann
4.6.18
crime

The Man So Obsessed with O.J., He's Opening a Museum

The O.J. Simpson trial has been the focus of Adam Papagan's life for the past decade. His pop-up O.J. museum opens in LA later this month.
Jennifer Swann
8.7.17
Culture

I Went to an Armpit Sniffing Class

Participants in the class had their armpit scents analyzed by strangers in the hopes of learning something new about themselves.
Jennifer Swann
7.25.17
Music

One Man's 14-Year Fight to Get Weird Al a Walk of Fame Star

“I literally was jumping up and down and tears came to my eyes. I was so happy. I’d been waiting for this moment for so long.”
Jennifer Swann
7.7.17
Art

The Art Biennale Held on the Shores of a Toxic Lake

The Bombay Beach Biennale takes place in a rundown town on the edge of California's Salton Sea, which scientists have warned is an environmental disaster in the making.
Jennifer Swann
4.18.17
Stuff

What It's Like to Sell Political Merchandise for a Living

In red states, Bill Wyatt sells T-shirts that say "Drain the Swamp." In blue states, they say "Fuck Trump."
Jennifer Swann
11.16.16
Stuff

Inside the 2016 Queen USA Trans Beauty Pageant

The pageant aims to celebrate the trans community by adopting one of the most traditional, stereotypically heterosexual competitions in the world.
Jennifer Swann
10.26.16
Stuff

Can 9/20 Become the 4/20 of Magic Mushrooms?

Marijuana has for decades built something that magic mushrooms still lack: a good brand.
Jennifer Swann
9.21.16
Stuff

There's a Network of Christians Praying for Hollywood and the Film Industry

Saving Hollywood from sin and temptation since 2001.
Jennifer Swann
7.13.16
Stuff

The Drag Nuns Who Are Helping the LGBTQ Community Grieve

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence formed in the wake of the AIDS epidemic, to help the LGBTQ community heal. Now, they're helping people process what happened in Orlando—while dressed as nuns.
Jennifer Swann
6.15.16
Stuff

The Mothers Who Regret Having Kids

Research shows that 97 percent of mums think the rewards of being a parent outweigh the cost. But what about the 3 percent of mothers who disagree?
Jennifer Swann
5.8.16
Stuff

The Unsolved Case of the Gas Attack at a Furry Convention

In December 2014, chlorine gas sent 19 people at the US Midwest FurFest convention to the hospital, and we're still trying to piece together what happened.
Jennifer Swann
2.13.16
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