The Stupid Issue
A Defense of Billy Joel
For all his commercial success, Billy Joel gets no respect, but his distinctly simple music about the angst of being a Long Island piano man resonates with me, a millennial.
What Bernie Supporters Think of the Term 'Bernie Bro'
The notion that Sanders supporters are different from other Democratic voters seems poised to dominate the never-ending debate over the 2020 primary.
The Other 2020
Gritty’s Reign Has Just Begun
Mascots are safe to love in an era when nothing is. Gritty and Phang, Philly’s newest mascots, exemplify why.
Our Blessed Year
My Top Ten Addictions of 2018
From the internet to coconut La Croix to cancelling plans.
The Most Played Out Memes of 2018
These were funny for about a tenth of a second.
This Is What It Takes for a Trump Voter to Change Their Mind
Why the widely-mocked case of a butterfly expert—and Republican—upset over the president's border wall actually matters.
Eric Andre Should Be Trump's Next Chief of Staff
The comedian has an innate understanding of chaos—and he would end politics as we know it.
we saw this
Hologram Concerts Don't Suck, You're Just a Hater
I went to see hologram Roy Orbison in concert because why the hell not?
Views My Own
The Battle Over Beto for President Feels Like 2016 All Over Again
An online spat reveals how divisive the upcoming Democratic primaries will be.
The Right-Wing Media Can't Quit Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
I spent 24 hours reading every attack on the lefty congresswoman I could find.
The Burnout and Escapism Issue
Escaping from our hell world with 500 biker chicks.
They Should Let Eric Andre Host the Oscars
Picking Andre is the brave thing to do.