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Culture

Anxiety Is Our New Religion

Psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster explains why everyone's on meds and no one's fucking.
Gideon Jacobs
12.7.18
Features

The Musicians Who Knew We'll Be Cyborgs Soon

How late-70s and early-80s electronic pop from Kraftwerk, Devo, and Young Marble Giants warned us of our post-human future.
Joe Bucciero
7.11.17
Features

Your Facebook Activity Reveals a Lot About Your Drug Use

A recent study reveals how social media can detect—and help prevent—substance abuse.
Philipp Kutter
6.13.17
handwriting

A Handwriting Analysis Laid My Soul Bare

And it was hollow.
Sam Weiner
2.10.17
Film

An Udderly Ice Cold Look at What Milk Means in Movies

The most fascinating four minutes you've ever spent thinking about cow's nectar—I guarantee it.
TCP Staff
1.8.17
Stuff

Some of Shakespeare's Plays Officially Have a Co-Author

An upcoming collection for Oxford University Press credits Marlowe with collaborating on Shakespeare's 'Henry VI' plays.
Lauren Messman
10.24.16
Feaures

It Turns Out that the Steve Aoki Documentary is a Film About Dad Issues

Whenever Aoki throws a cake in somebody's face...who is he really throwing the cake at?
John Thorp
9.2.16
Film

Feast on Steven Spielberg’s Best Family Dinner Scenes

You'll be full of movie trivia after watching “Steven Spielberg: Setting the Table.”
Francesca Capossela
7.13.16
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​Dream Dealing with zZz: H. Jon Benjamin’s Mid-Life Crisis Nightmare

The comedian, who provides the unmistakable voices of the titular characters on 'Archer' and 'Bob's Burgers,' described a recent dream to us and analyzed it himself. Then we sent it to a Jungian analyst and dream expert to get a second take.
Zach Sokol
2.21.16
News

We Asked an Aviation Psychiatry Expert Why Pilots Might Have Psychotic Breaks

Why would someone like copilot Andreas Lubitz crash a plane deliberately when he seemed so healthy and happy?
Mike Pearl
3.27.15
Film

Composing Kurosawa: an Exploration of Movement in the Movies of a Master

Film essayist Tony Zhou launches his exploration into cinematic kinematics, 'Akira Kurosawa - Composing Movement.'
Emerson Rosenthal
3.20.15
tech

Twitter Might Know When You’re Likely to Die, but Don't Expect It to Help You

Heart disease is the newest ailment your phone can theoretically warn you about. But all these future tech promises may not be as life-changing as we think.
Luke Buckmaster
2.2.15
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