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Premieres

Cruel Diagonals 'Disambiguation' Is a Lonely, Decay-Obsessed Wonder

The brilliant debut album from Megan Mitchell's experimental electronic project brings together a field recordings, disquieting beats, and an eerily clear voice.
Alex Robert Ross
7.10.18
Sex

Porn from the 1920s Was More Wild and Hardcore Than You Could Imagine

And the NSFW art form is disappearing.
Mark Hay
4.6.18
Music

Smoke Some Weed, Take a Walk and Read This Interview with Neil Young

Sixty years into an iconic career, Young is still fighting back against the recording industry. In a rare interview, he talks to Noisey about art, algorithms, and the likelihood of music saving the world.
Andrea Domanick
Alex Robert Ross
3.26.18
Art

Underappreciated Photos Re-Emerge for a Second Life in Philly

6 contemporary Philadelphia artists fill a gallery with bizarre, seemingly auspicious photography.
Diana Shi
1.29.17
Art

GIF Competition Gives Antique Imagery a Digital Age Update

These animated cultural heritage materials are decidedly un-stuffy.
Masha (Maria) Koblykova
12.3.16
Arthur Russell

Arthur Russell's Archives Have Found a Home at the New York Public Library

The archives will be made available to the public after they have been processed.
Michael Scott Barron
5.31.16
Art

Afrofuturist Museum Mines Artifacts from the Future

“So often black people are left out of design future thinking,” says Iyapo Repository's Salome Asega.
Antwaun Sargent
5.22.16
Design

Surrender to a Digital Archive of Physical Junk

From candy wrappers to ancient artifacts, Thngs is a place for preserving the data of stuff.
Giaco Furino
5.19.16
Photo

Brutal Brawls and Broken Bottles: Unseen Photos from the Golden Age of Greek Hooliganism

Greek hooligans share photos from the most brutal brawls they attended in the 1990s.
Pavlos Toubekis
3.16.16
Art

Uncover Hemingway's Secret Lives at a New Exhibition

The Morgan Library presents "Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars," the first ever exhibition dedicated to the celebrated writer.
Sami Emory
10.24.15
Art

How the AIDS Epidemic Was an Attack on Imagination

Opening today at NYU Fales Library, "positive/negative: HIV/AIDS" is a multimedia exploration of the devastating epidemic in 1980s and 90s New York.
Sami Emory
10.12.15
Stuff

We Interviewed the Historian Who Just Found the Oldest Use of the Word 'Fuck'

In 1310, Roger the Navel-Fucker was banned from Chester County.
Mike Pearl
9.13.15
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