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9.27.17

How Sex Toys Revolutionized the Way We View Women's Pleasure

We spoke with sex historian Hallie Lieberman on the rise of sex toys, the "orgasm gap," and the narrative that Victorian doctors invented vibrators to treat hysteria.

6.23.16

The Oral History of the First Toronto Nightclub That Brought Gays, Straights, and Ravers Together

The people behind Industry tell the story of the celebrated venue which bridged communities and genres.

1.14.16

Wall of Death Is All Love in Their New Track "For a Lover"

Stream the lead single from the band's new record 'Loveland,' due March 4 on Innovative Leisure.

11.10.15

Your Salad Should Be Caffeinated

This salad of fresh greens and brown-butter-glazed turnips from Contra chef Jeremiah Stone will also give you a caffeine hit, courtesy of a dusting of matcha powder.

10.2.15

Of Course Nobody Trusts Media in the Age of Clickbait

New polls show that public trust in the media is lower than ever. Are content farms to blame?

7.24.15

All Net Journalism = Cyberbullying

The online snark economy is dead. Can sites like Gawker survive the age of positive-wave content?

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6.12.15

How Millennials and Their Content Farms Commodified Political Correctness

The collective voice of online media panders to political correctness, and 'Gen Z' is lapping it up.

5.15.15

Forward Festival and the Rise of Baltimore/DC’s New Dance Generation

With a new generation of mid-Atlantic club kids on the rise, it's prime time to look back at Baltimore and DC's past—and assess their future together.

3.6.15

LIFE ON THE CONTENT FARM

​After ​​the rise and fall of my content farm, ​HIPSTER RUNOFF, I’m back to generating text-based internet content, or what people who have never generated content call it, “writing.”

5.20.14

Huang's World: Bay Area, Part 2

Eddie gets a fresh cut and hangs with local rap group The Jealous Guys, before heading off to Julez's favorite Filipino joint. Also in this episode, Eddie dives into the art of the Mission burrito.

2.12.14

Kratom Tea Is the Beverage of Recovering Heroin Addicts

Kratom is a plant-based legal drug commonly ingested in the form of hot tea. Often used to aid recovering heroin addicts, kratom is gaining popularity at bars in North Carolina and Florida.

10.23.13

Finding Perfection With Perfect Pussy

We went searching in Brooklyn with the band for the ideal still life.

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