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Breaking down the band’s 1984 masterpiece track-by-track, and talking about its magic with some of the band’s collaborators.
Twenty years after its release, director Doug Liman, screenwriter John August, and others recall the production of their 1999 indie film Go.
At Stanford University, a farm system for tech giants, “students are reconsidering whether working at Google or Facebook is landing a dream job or selling out to craven corporate interests.”
Was Amazon’s HQ2 search a real contest, or a foregone decision rooted in a polarized economic system that funnels wealth toward a few major cities?
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.
“How two first-time screenwriters, a guy from Montana, and a pair of up-and-coming movie stars made the greatest poker movie ever.”
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