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'Dressed in Dreams' Uncovers the Black Women Who Invented Modern Streetwear

"The book is for all of the everyday Black girls who made magic out of a dollar store T-shirt."
Taylor Hosking
5 days ago
News

Throw Nicholas Sparks And 'The Notebook' Into The Trash

Emails reveal the corny romance author tried to ban an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded.
Kristin Corry
6.14.19
GPS

Satellites Are Quietly, Constantly Watching Us

In a few short decades, the movement and activities of large swaths of Earth's humans can be tracked at all times.
Ziya Tong
6.11.19
Books

'Home Remedies' Is About the Bizarre Experience of Growing Up in Rapid Globalization

In Xuan Juliana Wang's first collection of short stories, she explores what it's like to be young and curious as the world changes around you.
Maggie Lange
6.10.19
Books

Eve L. Ewing’s New Book Explores the Ways Violence and Time Affect Black Lives

One hundred years after the Chicago Race Riot, '1919' reflects on a century of exodus and deliverance for Black Americans.
Nicholas Cannariato
6.6.19
Books

Janaka Stucky Brings a Doom-Metal Mysticism to His Poetry Readings

"I want to channel the energy of each performance into conjuring whatever altered state of consciousness I was in when I wrote the work."
Laura Hutson Hunter
6.5.19
tv

'Normal People' Is Coming to Hulu Because We Can't Get Enough Millennial Love Stories

Sally Rooney's bestseller is coming to the small screen as a streaming series.
Nicole Clark
5.30.19
Books

J.K. Rowling Is Definitely A Slytherin

Continuing to milk new revenue streams out of the 'Harry Potter' universe proves the author is sippin' that Malfoy juice.
Alex Zaragoza
5.30.19
Books

Mr. Skin Fossilized. Howard Stern Modernized

The purveyor of Hollywood's finest nude bodies and the former shock jock have both released books reflecting on their influence on the past two decades of American culture, revealing varying degrees of development.
Alex Norcia
5.22.19
Games Podcasts

From ‘Too Online’ to Alt-Right and Back Again

We also talk 'Jason X' and how books might actually be bad for learning.
Rob Zacny
5.16.19
Books

The Superheroines Are Finally Here to Save Us

It took generations before Captain Marvel got her own feature film. But in today's comics and YA books, superheroes who are women have been roaming free.
Nicole Clark
5.13.19
Culture

Hanif Abdurraqib and Morgan Parker Chat Poetry and Blackness in America

The poets found time between their busy touring schedules to talk about 'Magical Negro,' the current wave of contemporary poetry, and how white salons still can't handle black hair.
Nicole Clark
4.19.19
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