A 14-year-old ninth grader from the Atlanta suburbs created a dance called The Renegade that exploded on communities like TikTok. The only problem is that Harmon saw her creation take on a life of its own without any acknowledgement.
“Las Vegas is a place about which people have ideas. They have thoughts and generalizations, takes and counter-takes, most of them detached from any genuine experience and uninformed by any concrete reality.”
Here, everyone hurries but no one arrives, everyone shows up but no one gets in, everyone’s a member but no one belongs.
Robert Lopez examines what it means to be an assimilated American from Puerto Rico, and what was gained and lost in the process.
We can all remember a time when the wind touched us when we needed touching, pushed us along when we were unsure.
“Is Florida Man a hero, a villain or a victim? And is it still okay to laugh along?” (No, it’s not.)
What’s the German word for “the world’s most forthright people have deceit in their DNA”?
A fun, ranging package about Generation X. It includes essays on Evan Dando, The Rules, John Singleton, Grunge music and fashion, CK One, among other 90s touchstones, plus a piece in which Caity Weaver rewinds 25 years to 1994 and spends a week only using what limited technologies existed then.
With the help of Grand Funk Railroad, Rob Horning collates some recent attempts to grapple with the nature and possibility of being authentic on the internet, in politics, and in politics on the internet.
A moving tribute to Margot Kidder, as told through the words of her daughter, Maggie McGuane.