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The Cold, Sterile Art of Instagram Brotography

There’s a new way to lightly mock straight men, and it involves an Instagram aesthetic common to them. “If you ever want to see what…

How Come Every Takeout Pizza Box Has Different Artwork?

Michelangelo had his chapel, Da Vinci had his Mona Lisa and the purveyors of pizza have their box. Per Serious Eats, more than one billion…

David Berman Could Never Be Forgotten — No Matter How Hard He Tried to Disappear

In an email a couple of months ago, the poet and musician David Berman wrote to me about the recent re-issue of his one and…

When You’re a Sandcastle King, the Summer Never Ends

At 28 years old, Emerson Schreiner is one of the youngest master sand sculptors — or, as they refer to themselves in the business, “sand…

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