The Persona Issue

November 2015 #22


Bad News by Tyler Reinhard

Just Be Thankful You’re Not A (Noun)

Bad News! Sad News! Thanksgiving Small Talk News! Voice Transplants! Post-antibotic pandemics! Terror! Death! Gnashing of teeth! Gnashing of abstract economic indicators!

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This Week in ACAB by Ash Jegroo

Oaxaca Riots Claim $85,000 in Damages Following Killings by Police

This week in #acab: more than 1,015 people have been killed by US police so far this year, and Oaxacan rioters claim $85,000 in property damages.

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Feed Me by Anwar Batte

Decode Your Teen’s Tweets

Obscure no more, this guide to the casual antagonist's banter is handy af.

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This Week in ACAB by Ash Jegroo

French Police Crack Down on Migrants in Calais After Protest Against Miserable Conditions in “The Jungle”

In Mexico, police attack another group of normalistas, arresting 13 and injuring 8 students. In Turkey, around the Kurdish city of Silvan, cops continue their violent fight against Kurdistan Workers’ Party, forcing thousands to flee the city.


Feed Me by Anwar Batte

Four Underutilized Strategies for Increasing Your Social Media Reach

Double down on these four disruptive strategies to leverage your social media reach in the blogosphere. Win-win synergy rockstar.

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Bad News by Tyler Reinhard

The UFO Was More of a Metaphor

FBI spying on middle schools! Teens spend more time online than asleep! IKEA runs out of beds! Whites dying almost as much as everyone else! Larry David paid to call Trump a racist!

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Tiffany Wines, chukwumaa, and Darcie Wilder share their search histories, beauty routines, and the coolest shit going on right now.

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Stealth Care by Ruby Brunton

Public (un)Health

Ruby Brunton introduces her new column on the entrappings of self-care, hating work, and what she would rather be doing.

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This Week in ACAB by Ash Jegroo

London Protests Against Tuition Hikes Brutally Repressed by the Police

Italian Police shut down protest against Trident Juncture – NATO’s biggest war exercise in over a decade. In Spain, anarchists were arrested and charged with belonging to terrorist group.

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Making Yourself at Home

Our new columnist Yung Costanza warmly welcomes you to his native Brooklyn, now please stop planting your flag here like you landed on the Moon.

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Halloween Is Never Over

Horoscopes by Corina Dross

November 2015

Welcome back to the dark time of the year, on the other side of the veil. These months leading up to winter solstice bring an energy of releasing, integrating, and renewing.

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Letters by Isabelle Nastasia

Off Brand

This is The Persona Issue, in which we dissociate like a pro, ponder what being an icon does to your psyche, cultivate a brand and play the game better than anybody else, and explore the fragility and temporality of the self.


The Asylum Issue

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The Hacker Issue



The Dropout Issue

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The Fling Issue

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The Alien Issue

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The Madness Issue

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