DIY Spaces Go Mainstream to Survive
In a post-Ghost Ship America, underground cultural spaces are trying to play by the rules—and create new ones—to survive. Can they fix their finances and legal statuses without letting The Man get them down?
Mysterious Boats Full of Corpses Keep Washing Up in Japan
The "ghost ships" are believed to be coming from North Korea.
How America’s Most Luxurious Cruise Liner Became a Scary-Ass Wreck
If you were visiting the Canary Islands in the 90s, this was the ultimate day trip.
Stream 'Onion,' the Joyful, Grief-Stricken New Album from Shannon & the Clams
The band's fifth album is a eulogy and tribute to the victims of the Ghost Ship fire, expressed through heartbreaking girl group-inspired melodies and doo-wop rhythms.
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Peel Back the Onion of Shannon & the Clams' Psychedelic Video for "The Boy"
The beloved Oakland outfit returns with a new Dan Auerbach-produced album, 'Onion,' on February 16.
Is Baltimore's DIY Art Scene Being Killed Off?
After the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, a series of high-profile venue closures in the low-profile scene have shown the kind of ugly aftereffects a national tragedy can bring.
Men Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter from Ghost Ship Fire Delay Pleas
Attorneys for Derick Almena and Max Harris are waiting on all ofthe police reports and records from the case.
This Film Examines How Ghost Ship Inspired a Crackdown on DIY Venues
Bay Area institution Burnt Ramen is one of many live/work spaces struggling to stay open.
Ghost Ship Lease-Holder Charged with 36 Counts of Involuntary Manslaughter
Alameda County District Attorney alleges that Derick Almena and another tenant “created a firetrap with inadequate means of escape.”
Oakland Firefighters Reportedly Partied at Ghost Ship Space Years Before Fire
The firefighters attended the party two years before the fire last December.
How Google Docs Became a Key Tool for Social Justice
Word processors are bland and boring. But lately, Google Docs and Sheets have been transforming the way we organize.
New Lawsuit Filed by Father of Ghost Ship Fire Victim
They are seeking unspecified damages.