Recess

entertainment

All the Cartoon Characters from My Childhood Were Queer

And it blew my mind.
Kari Paul
8.23.17
Tracking Trump's Congress

Why Does Congress Get More Time Off Than You?

Legislators have left DC for their home states for the month despite not getting much done. Why do they get such a long recess?
Mark Hay
8.11.17
TOYS

Fidget Cubes Won't Solve the American Recess Crisis

The wildly popular toys may help kids focus, but they're masking the root causes of childhood attention deficit disorder.
Peter Moskowitz
4.26.17
Art

Enter the Realm of a Cosmic Black Utopia

'Kingdom Splurge' links black history to the present to envision a funk-inspired future.
Antwaun Sargent
7.14.16
guest mix

Sondrio's Funky House Mix Sets the Mood for RECESS Festival

Starting with a gospel house version of O.T Genasis' "I'm In Love With the Coco" that sounds worlds away from the original, it only gets funkier from there.
THUMP Staff
5.29.15
politics

With a Deadline Looming, the Fate of the PATRIOT Act Is in Limbo

More than 13 years after George W. Bush signed the bill into law after the September 11 attacks, the May 31 deadline is looming for the controversial act as legislators head out of town for the holiday weekend.
Kayla Ruble
5.22.15
thump presents

The RECESS Tour is Taking Young Entrepreneurs on a Field Trip to LA

Go dancing with Mark Cuban.
THUMP Staff
5.21.15
Recess

The RECESS Festival is Bringing Music and Ideas to Colleges This Spring

This is one college lecture you don't want to skip.
David Garber
4.2.15
Words

The 50 Best Albums of 2014 | 30 - 21

This might be the first—and only—time that Skrillex, Run the Jewels and Tylr Swft have shared the same space on a list.
THUMP Staff
12.16.14
Words

Why Taylor Swift is Wrong About the Value of Free Music

Taylor Swift's insistence that artists value their work by not giving music away for free is hopelessly outdated.
VICE Thump
11.12.14
the vice reader

'The Julia Page' - New Fiction from Andrew Worthington

Most of the guys wanted Samantha Terry, as I had expected from the start. Initially I was intrigued to hear them vocalize it in a really roundabout way, through games of truth-or-dare and other recess excuses for gossip and disclosure, although...
Andrew Worthington
7.7.14
Words

Here Are All of The Things We Felt While Watching The New Skrillex Video

WTF.
THUMP Staff
4.2.14