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Interviews

Ivy Sole Is the Philly Rapper Who Wants You to Forgive Yourself

The Charlotte-born, Philly-based rapper is turning her growing pains into poetry on her debut album ‘Overgrown.’
Kristin Corry
9.24.18
RAP MAP

The Essential Guide to Toronto Rap

Toronto's rap scene is as diverse as its neighbourhoods and communities so we've made a map to track the best artists coming out of the city.
Jabbari Weekes
Jake Kivanc
11.24.17
nba

Kevin Durant Gets Burned by Hannibal Buress: "If Y'all Lose This [2k17] Game, Will You Join Their Team Next Season?"

Ah, All-Star weekend. It's just desserts.
Liam Daniel Pierce
2.18.17
Comics!

Kanye Gets Chicken for Kim in Today's Comic by Steven Weissman

Kim's having another baby and she needs Paros now.
Steven Weissman
1.24.16
high school football

U.S. Army All-American West Serves Up a Nasty Double-Reverse Flea Flicker for a 35-Yard TD

High school ball at its finest.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.9.16
Music

The Only Way Britain Can Process Kanye West Is Via e-Petitions

Kanye West is too American for Brits to deal with. The only way they can cope is through petitions.
Joel Golby
12.1.15
Comics!

A Cowboy Purchases Some New Boots

In this comic by Tyler Boss, a cowboy goes in search of milk at the behest of a face that appears in his hand.
Tyler Boss
7.16.15
Words

SOPHIE and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Are Working Together—So Who's Next?

Which J-pop stars could team up with Western producers now?
Patrick St Michael
5.27.14
Stuff

My Parents Had Me Abducted and Sent to a Mormon Treatment Center

"At around two or three in the morning, two guys burst in the front door and held me down. I tried fighting back but they were both twice my size. They told me they were from West Ridge Academy and that they now had legal guardianship over me."
By Daniel J. as told to Stephen Keefe
2.19.14
tech

Here Is What the Urban Dictionary Looks Like on Google Images

Earlier this year London-based artist Ben West designed a Google Images dictionary titled, simply, "Google." The idea behind the 1,200-plus-page book was simple: Design some software to select and save the first Google Images result for every single...
Austin Considine
1.18.13
Motherboard Blog

This Is What the Urban Dictionary Looks Like on Google Images

It's all sorts of weird.
Austin Considine
1.16.13
Motherboard Blog

Roadside Motherboard: A Dirty Energy Driving Tour Into Nitro, West Virginia

Dropping west at night out of the Allegheny Mountains into the deep gash of western West Virginia’s Kanawha River valley, descending a comically gnarled state highway/county road cut impossibly into the side of a sharp tributary gorge, you might be...
Michael Byrne
10.2.12
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