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Getting your first summer job is a timeless rite of passage—one which fewer and fewer high schoolers are taking on. But for these teens, their paychecks aren’t the only valuable part of their working experience.
They got their shot on Broadway—and they blew it. Ten years later, Nick Blaemire and James Gardiner look back at what it means to fail so publicly, and whether their dream was really all it was cracked up to be.
The Every 15 Minutes program stages gruesome car crashes and tearful mock funerals at high schools across California to deter teens from drunk driving. But does it work?
For more than 40 years, Jack Frech has been taking journalists around Athens County, Ohio, showing them how people live in one of the poorest counties in the nation. Now, he says, it’s time to stop.
Jason meets up with novelist and passionate birder Jonathan Franzen in Chicago, where they spot one of North America's rarest songbirds and discuss Franzen’s views on climate change.
From the Music Issue
One British man spent his adult life devoted to his favorite star. His personal collection tells us a lot about fandom—and about the life cycles of music ephemera.
From the civil rights movement to the Trump presidency, these singing groups empower communities to take activism into their own hands.
For five years, photographer Angela Boatwright followed hardcore heavy metal bands on tour as they struggled with making money and exhausting schedules—while having the time of their lives.
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