The March Madness of Fast Food
After spending several days sprawled out watching men on TV throw a ball at a hole in an effort not to get eliminated from a competition, I decided to subject the glorious fast food restaurants of America to a similar contest. I seeded 64 of our most...
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Actually, 'The Great Gatsby' Is Trash
Contrary to popular belief, the book isn't so great or novel, although it sure is American.
This Bike Poet Delivers Dreams to Your Doorstep
For $45, Mathias Svalina's Dream Delivery Service will bring you custom-written poems straight from his subconscious.
The 22 Best Books I Read in 2016
These books helped keep my brain sane amid a year of near-complete fuckery.
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Three Beach Reads to Make Your Summer Less Boring and Lonely
It's hot out there. Kick back and relax with these cool beach reads.
Being a Professional 'Hearthstone' Gamer Is Harder Than It Looks
We talked to the professional gamer known as Kripparrian to find out how he regularly live-beats the shit out of noobs and other pros alike.
These Short Films Will Self-Destruct After You Watch Them
We spoke to filmmaker Guy Maddin about his new project 'Séances'—a web-based, algorithm-driven assemblage made up of the world's lost films.
'The Familiar' Would Like to Be Less Familiar Than It Actually Is
What the fuck is happening in this book?
Brian Evenson’s Writing Is as Brutal as It Is Beautiful
Evenson's universe of psycho-cerebral horror is so unsettling that it has the ability to make something about the room in which you read him seem off.
Throwing Confetti in Death's Face with Author Derek McCormack
McCormack wrote his new book, 'The Well-Dressed Wound,' while battling cancer. "The book had to save me, or show me a way that I could be saved," he said.
The Hallucinatory Terror of Unica Zürn
The German author's most recently translated novella, 'The Trumpets of Jericho' bears direct resemblance to her life, and tells an immersive, disturbing tale of abuse, motherhood, abortion, and depression.
Three Books Blurring the Borders of Memory and Reality
Lately I've been finding it hard to trust what I read unless it makes an attempt at caving in the borders between the page and the world beyond.