"[A curfew] is profoundly patronizing. 'Look, let's see if you can all remain quiet for twenty minutes, and then we'll see if you can all go and play outside.' If even the governor can't distinguish between the good and the bad elements of the community, and has decided to punish everyone equally, then that should go both ways.Read the rest
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"Endlessly manifold. Self-contained. Replete." Read the rest
ISIS militants today released a video depicting the beheading of journalist James Wright Foley, who was kidnapped in 2012. Describing it as a message to America, which has provided air support to Kurds and Iraqi forces battling the insurgent group, ISIS also threatened to kill Steven Sotloff, another captive American.Read the rest
“Paper—you can never predict what it will become in the end.” Read the rest
At Medium, Robin Sloan writes an appreciation of Nerdhaven, the archetypal shop in Everytown "catering to comic book readers, the D&D players, the gatherers-of-Magic."
For Haim's track "My Song 5" from the perfect Days Are Gone LP, the badass sisters take to a faux tabloid talk show with A$AP Ferg, Kesha, SNL's Vanessa Bayer, Grimes, Big Sean, Ezra Koenig (Vampire Weekend), and the girls' proud parents.
Hello Kitty is aboard Japan's Hodoyoshi-3 satellite orbiting the Earth. Read the rest
"Every Movie Robot Supercut," Song A Day #2057 by Jonathan Mann.
The name of this band is Talking Heads (not The Talking Heads), indeed. At The Atlantic, Dale Eisinger examines the use of "The" in band names.
By Tony Zhou.
What can you say? Other than: this is insane. Read the rest
Discovered and photographed by Miss Lili Potkin, one can only gaze upon its prolapsing pink folds in lingering, speechless awe.