The Alien Issue

June 2015 #17

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urban outfitters releases new tee shirt line, featuring stonewall rioters: marsha p. johnson and sylvia rivera.

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Rihanna might very well be launching her own fashion brand. Look out for $CHOOL KILLS in the coming months.

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This Week in ACAB by Ash Jegroo

All for a Sneeze

The NYPD adds 1300 cops to the force, kills one of the men who escaped from prison in May, plus other macabre news from Baltimore and Idaho.

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Dan Knows Best by Dan Allegretto

A Perfect Sunset

Dan Allegretto got truly emotional about the sky the other day.


Love Is Free Robyn releases an ecstatic club track featuring Maluca.

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parisian taxi drivers are flipping over uber cars, and making courtney love miss her flight.

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De-Arrests are Beautiful These simple actions show us that the law and the state are not supernatural forces.

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Dixie Be Damned

We are bringing you DJ Haram’s exclusive new mix, listen to “Now Thats What I Call Alien(ation).”

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This Week in ACAB by Ash Jegroo

Pigs Protect and Serve Their Own

cops give us 20 more reasons to say they are bastards. ash jegroo stops by to give us the update on what the cops have been up to this week: killing, brutalizing, and otherwise terrorizing people.

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Hell Yeah, I Have Resting Bitch Face Twelve Illustrations for Your Bad Attitude

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Bobby Abley lets his dork flag fly at London Fashion Week, introducing his Star Wars-inspired line.

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Happy Birthday, Tupac Shakur, celebrate with four speeches of the songwriter and rapper on racism and inequality.

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Prisons are for Burning by Neal Shirley

Abolition and Dystopia

In this month’s installment of “Prisons are for Burning,” Neal Shirley explains why abolitionist discourse is not as exciting as it may seem.

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Jeanne Added’s new album, Be Sensational, is idealistic without being pedantic, give-no-fucks and still gracious.

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This Week in ACAB by Ash Jegroo

Less Blood, Lots of Racism

This Week in #ACAB The number of people killed by police in 2015 hit 500 this week, but it wasn’t their record of murder that put cops in the news recently.

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We asked second generation immigrants about growing up in and around multiple worlds, across demands to assimilate and keep family heritage alive. Here’s what they had to say.

Diasporic Feels

by Isabelle Nastasia

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Nine years ago, Ryan Fletcher came very close to dying after being jumped and assaulted by a dozen people. He still lives with residual trauma and chronic pain. This is the story about the single most important date in his life.

One Singular Date

by Ryan Fletcher

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Affect matrix on the bathroom wall. Here’s how to feel about unionized writers, Willow Smith for Marc Jacobs, and SoundCloud’s royalty deals.

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Calling white people rude got her fired Jesus Christ, you can’t bring these whiny white people anywhere.

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Fire it up Full-time lady of leisure Leigh Barton knows how to throw the best outdoor summer party.


Apple Music will likely just totally eviscerate competitors, like everything else Apple does.

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Three Aliens stop by to let us in on their thoughts on their regrets, favorite summer past times, and what's on their playlists right now.

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June To-Do List. Kick off the summer the right way with these events and activities.

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Binge-watching Pretty Little Liars. ABC Family’s teen mystery series portrays the young-girl as the antagonist political subject who look at dads and the police like: “sus”. Last night marked the first episode of the sixth season, so hurry and catch up!

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Letters by Tyler Reinhard

Keep Moving and Get out of the Way

This is the Alien issue, where we indulge for a moment in being the Other, appreciating all of the ways we already are, and seeing our own reflections in the images of the unfamiliar.


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