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State of the Union Mixtape (Side A)
In September 1986, the city of Cleveland attempted to set a special record: the simultaneous launch of 1.5 million balloons. …
Tim and Susan Have Matching Handguns
How do American couples declare their love? Through husband-and-wife weapons, of course.
Moving is never easy. But try to go anywhere without your pet alligator, and there’s bound to be tears.
Though the 2008 mortgage crisis was hell on American homeowners, it worked out okay for some skateboarders in California’s Central Valley.
In glittering Silicon Valley, the land of Uber and Airbnb, one municipal bus line acts as a mobile shelter.
Each issue of Topic begins with a Cold Open, a video introducing that month’s theme. For July, we present the beautiful, powerful “Mouseland.” The two-and-a-half minute film, shot by director Fantavious Fritz between Detroit and New Orleans a few weeks before the 2016 election, is set to audio of the allegory “Mouseland,” recorded in 1960.…