Issue No. 08 | February 2018
There’s the way you define yourself, and then there’s the way the world perceives you.
INSIDE THE ISSUE
These C*cksucking Tears
In 1973, a new album from a band called Lavender Country came out. In more ways than one.
God Save the Teens
Immigrant identities in the United Kingdom have become more complicated in the wake of the Brexit referendum. We decided to ask some first-generation British teens how they view themselves in what is about to become a newly isolated country.
This series features distinct perspectives on, pathways to, and experiences of homelessness. The 2015 interviews were conducted while each subject was having a portrait painted or drawn, as part of a project called Face New York. https://www.bowery.org/donate/
FROM THE OFF TOPIC NEWSLETTER
The Surprising Success of America’s Oldest Living Magazine
In a world beset by extreme weather, accurate climate prediction is paramount. So, why are almanacs not just surviving—but thriving?
How NASA Protects the Universe from Earthlings
Inside the laboratories that are making the universe safe from human exploration.
Can You Arrest People Before They Commit Crimes?
How the fantasy of preventing criminal acts before they happen is becoming a reality?
Shantell Martin: This Is What An Artist Looks Like
The British-born visual powerhouse on what it means to call oneself an artist.
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Roxane Gay: “I’m Really Bad At Saying No.”
When you’re a singular talent with a true gift, everyone wants a piece of you.
Masha Gessen: What Words Mean
The author and journalist explains why shared language is important for combating the insidiousness of political and rhetorical assaults on basic facts.
Todd Solondz: ‘My Movies Aren’t for Everyone’
Building sympathy for some of the most noxious characters appearing in motion pictures is director Todd Solondz’s speciality.
She’s the Ticket
6 films | 1 hr 1 min It’s been one year since the election of Donald Trump, and there’s a new wave of women running for political office. In this new documentary series, we take a look inside the campaigns of five of thes…
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Snowy Bing Bongs Across The North Star Combat Zone
Could this dance-comedy-sketch weirdness become a new holiday tradition? Consider swapping your Yule log for Cocoon Central Dance Team’s visually stunning potpourri of...something.