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Daniyal Mueenuddin--"Lost Luggage" (New Yorker, June 8 & 15 2015)

SOUNDTRACK: BORIS-Pink (2005/2016).

You never know exactly what you’re going to get with an experimental band like Boris.  Well, you sort of know what you’re going to get–it will be loud and heavy (mostly). 1,342 more words

Tiny Desk Concert

Teens in Parkland call out adults for their hypocrisy and failure to curb gun violence

From an article at The New Yorker on the Parkland massacre:

Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Douglas, had the most searing indictment:

“The people in the government who were voted into power are lying to us.

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Louise Erdrich--"The Course of Happiness" (New Yorker, June 8 & 15 2015)

SOUNDTRACK: NAP EYES-Thought Rock Fish Scale (2016).

Nap Eyes’ second full album doesn’t deviate too much from their first, although the songwriting has gotten stronger and the band branches out in small ways. 740 more words

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Falling in Love With Love

Before yesterday I had not heard of Maeve Brennan. Last night I fell in love with her. I was introduced to her by the Irish Jazz singer… 861 more words


An Alleged Affair Between Donald Trump And A 'Playboy' Playmate Is Detailed In A New Report By Ronan Farrow

On Friday morning, the New Yorker broke a detailed account of an alleged affair between Donald Trump and 1998 Playboy “Playmate of the Year” Karen McDougal, which began in 2006 and lasted nine months — when Trump had been married to Melania for not even two years and the couple’s son Barron was just a few months old. 779 more words

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Academy Award Short Nominee: "Knife Skills"

Knife Skills is a ~40 minute short on the opening of Edwin’s, an upscale French restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio that employs ex-convicts.