Isolation

Culture

'High Maintenance' Creators Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld Told Us How to Stop Feeling Lonely

We got deep with the creators of the HBO stoner dramedy to see how they cope with loneliness. Hint: It's weed...sort of.
Beckett Mufson
1.28.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Hinds' Good-Hearted Chops

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the Spanish indie quartet's 'I Don't Run,' Bali Baby's 'Baylor Swift,' Kali Uchis's 'Isolation,' and Primo!'s 'Amici.'
Robert Christgau
8.31.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Kali Uchis Attends Her Own Funeral in the Sumptuous New Video For “Get Up”

Merging two interludes from 'Isolation,' the clip is even further proof that Uchis is here to innovate.
Lauren O'Neill
4.26.18
Op-Eds

When Will Kali Uchis Get the Major Recognition She Deserves?

The Colombian-American singer has at last put out debut album ‘Isolation,’ a bewitching embodiment of her sound. She ought to take over the world.
Daisy Jones
4.6.18
News you can use

A Guide to Avoiding Lonely Despair This Holiday Season

Nobody is around to see the five days of takeout containers littering your apartment.
Mack Lamoureux
12.22.17
polar bear watch

I Guarded an Arctic Base Against Polar Bears at the Frontline of the Apocalypse

The DEW Line was built in the fifties to warn of a nuclear threat. I guarded six workers there from polar bears.
Duncan Ferguson
9.28.17
Interviews

Lifting the Veil on Jute Gyte's Adventurous Microtonal Black Metal

Listen to 'The Sparrow' and read our interview with the ever-prolific Adam Kalmbach on inspiration, tonality, and the perks of working alone.
Ben Handelman
7.10.17
painting

Lonely Hyperreal Paintings Show Moments of Social Isolation

Dutch painter Gerard Boersma uses hyperreal painting to reflect upon our overly-connected, yet ultimately disconnected society.
Andrew Nunes
6.10.17
Photo

Photographing the Smallest City in the UK

Like Twin Peaks, but without all the murder and stuff.
Alex Ingram
1.24.17
Stuff

How to Disappear for the Next Four Years

There's no machine that makes you disappear (yet), but here are some other options.
Mike Pearl
12.9.16
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of Living Alone?

If you're not splitting rent with someone else, you might need to worry about choking, falling, or becoming weird.
Mike Pearl
12.7.16
Broadly

The Life of the Skin-Hungry: Can You Go Crazy from a Lack Of Touch?

As we live in an increasingly technology-focussed, socially disconnected world, we're touching each other much less than before. But what does an absence of touch do to a person?
Sirin Kale
11.8.16
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