Lena Dunham is not your congresswoman. Thoughts on the end of Season 3, and why everyone expects her to represent them.
Neopets is the greatest kids’ game website ever. It taught me almost everything I needed to know about the world. While I learned nothing in my high school math class, I learned all about the stock market while restocking my shop playing Neopets.
The one Royals parody worth watching. It gets typecasting, “diversity”, and getting the goods exactly right.
Watch: Kids burn stuff in Madrid. We’d rather be able to afford to eat and sleep in a home; good riot porn is actually a decent consolation prize.
Madonna’s Armpits. A little Hollywood trope to help break up the fuzzy feels re: celebrity armpit hair.
At first, stealing from johns was a perk of the underworld cash economy. If I felt as though they hadn’t paid me enough I could swipe something extra. No need for collections agencies. I never called it stealing. It was “remedial compensation”.
Best Tweets from SXSW written by the people whose job it is to got to places like that and write about being cool and bored.
Our 2014 SXSW Wager for the coming year. Time will tell, but in the meantime you should listen to them anyway!
If you live in a city that always tells you to be afraid, what happens to the fear once you stop trusting the authorities? At La Colmena, a new social center in Mexico City, the residents hoped to create a space apart from the fear-mongering apparatus, only to find themselves right in the middle of it.
So International Women’s Day happened, and it got us thinking about certain trends in girl culture right now. Read our thoughts on what Miley Cyrus, Rookie Mag, Petra Collins, Lorde, Spring Breakers, Princess Nokia, and Illuminati Girl Gang have in common.
As a teen I was transfixed by the idea of playing in a touring band. At the time, the older hardcore kids I knew seemed so self-assured and steady. It never occurred to me that behind their unwavering facades, they were just the exhausted husks of the human beings they once were, on their very last nerve, and on the verge of financial and physical oblivion.
Let these Southern queers take you on a tour to Beauty World – the “one-stop shop for every fag, hag, and drag in North Carolina.”
With several planets stationing and retrograding, we’re collectively slowed and suspended. For those of you who would love nothing better than to smoke a bowl and headbang in slow motion, this is your time to shine. For the rest of us, strategies below.
Our aspirations used to run counter to those of the professional world. But now our craziest ideas are sought out by marketing executives. We used to think we could outsmart the system. Now we see that the only way we can stay in control of our ideas is if we let them run their course within it. What to do with our lives once we have lost the hope in creating alternatives, and have ruled out total destruction? Perhaps you try to “make it.”
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