In an interview illustrated with gifs created by the author, Nicole Antebi talks with historian David Dorado Romo about the fight to preserve the oldest barrio in El Paso from the City itself.
In this critical essay, Lacy Warner examines the downward turn of actress Dominique Swain’s career, and how the trouble began the moment she grew up.
A New York Times investigation into the questionable ways Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder, and Sheryl Sandberg, its Chief Operating Officer, have worked to contain and distract from the company’s biggest scandals, including reports of Russian Facebook accounts influencing the 2016 presidential election, inappropriate data mining and sharing, and the platform having no actionable policy against hate speech.
Quitting Instagram: She’s One of the Millions Disillusioned With Social Media. But She Also Helped Create It.
For many early users, Insta has lost its intimacy and been co-opted by celebrities and other brand-builders. It also conflicts with their values. Is the end near?
As a series of strokes robbed Michael Graff’s dad of his mobility and his mental faculties, Graff looks at what it means to hope and what it means to love, finding them in things that are common and simple, in the clarity of a beautiful lyric, the call of a whip-poor-will, and a last loving embrace.
Twenty-five years ago, Nirvana turned down their amps and played the most memorable, original, and tender performance of their career. Here’s how history was made.
An oral history of Andy’s legendary, troubled group work and gallery space, which one painter called “a medieval court of lunatics.”
Upon receiving a deluge of menacing emails, Amy Kurzweil wonders: can she really extend a writer’s empathy to the dangerous demands of men on the internet?
U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee speaks to Rebecca Traister about her dissent on Iraq 17 years ago and her campaign to become chair of the House Democratic Caucus, the Democratic party’s number five leadership role.
“It had something to do with how a silly game premised around a fickle relationship between ball and rim fits into the larger story of the universe and how the love of that game is a joy about as dark and dangerous as any and all love should be.”