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An Interview with Sebastian Collett

Μιλήσαμε με τον φωτογράφο Sebastian Collett.
Mossless
7.23.14
travel

Wastin’ Away in Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Casino

Cross the Long-Allen bridge over the Red River to Bossier City, make a left on Bass Pro Road, and suddenly you’re in a casino that doubles as a parrot-heavy altar to Jimmy Buffett, America’s beach-casual bard of good times.
Brian Boyles
10.31.13
Cómics

Toxoplasmosis Part 4

After a girl accidentally eats poison, a cat appears and tells her he will give her the antidote... if she kills President Mitt Romney.
James Harvey
10.27.13
News

Omar Khadr: War Criminal, Child Soldier... or Neither?

Toronto-born Omar Khadr was captured by Americans in Afghanistan in 2002 and was accused of throwing a grenade that killed an American soldier. After eight years in Gitmo, he confessed. Now he's sitting in a federal prison in Edmonton.
Heather Marsh
9.25.13
Stuff

People and Brands Have No Idea How to Commemorate 9/11

It's September 11, which means every man, woman, child, and corporation must take to Twitter and broadcast inane, occasionally bizarre, professions of patriotism. Is this really the best way to honor a tragedy we can come up with?
Harry Cheadle
9.11.13
Stuff

This Man Believes All News Events Are Staged By Actors

What if I told you that everyone you see on TV—celebrities, but also ordinary folks in local news reports—was an actor playing their part in an elaborate conspiracy? You'd probably want to give me money for my future project, right?
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
8.30.13
News

Chelsea Girl

I didn’t know who Chelsea Manning was until she told everyone yesterday. The trans* community (the asterisk stands for all kinds of queer, including those like mine which lie outside of the gender binary) is a smallish and semi-tightly-knit community...
Hari Nef
8.25.13
News

Invasion of the Cloned Horses

The American Quarter Horse Association is “the world’s largest equine breed registry.” Now they’re going to get even larger, because a US court has ruled they must accept cloned horses' applications to join their exclusive club. Predictably, the...
Rebekah Marcarelli
8.24.13
travel

Romanian Notes

In Bucharest, the psychological damage inflicted on a society subjected to surveillance terror is apparent everywhere when you scratch the surface, even 24 years after the fall of Ceauşescu. There, no problem is too small to be insoluble, no conflict...
Gary Indiana
8.19.13
WEEDIQUETTE

Life's Weed Bonuses

In my weeded out life, I try to focus on the lucky little bonuses the universe throws my way. Many of these joys are a direct result of my struggling memory—a forgotten gram found in a neglected pair of pants or a condom discovered in my room in the...
T. Kid
8.18.13
travel

Parisians' Sordid Love Affair with Brooklyn

In the Paris subcultures that love peppering their conversation with English and wear outfits that would even be obnoxious in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is a Wes-Anderson-meets-Woody-Allen fever dream and being called a hipster is an odd kind of compliment.
Chelsea Fagan
8.14.13
Stuff

A Comprehensive Guide to Cooking Meth on ‘Breaking Bad’

As a chemist and someone interested in psychoactive drugs, I’m a huge fan of <i>Breaking Bad</i>. Although the clandestine chemistry always appeared accurate at first glance, I desired a more detailed critique of Walter White’s syntheses.
Jason Wallach
8.11.13