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2/10/2017

  A curious fact about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is that the novel totally glosses over the... More»

2/8/2017

  With all the Silicon Valley corporate-speak, it can feel increasingly hard to draw a straight line from the Bay Area’s utopian ... More»

1/10/2017

  Considering that our presidential campaign season basically played out like the sketch comedy routine from hell, it feels oddly appropriate... More»

12/14/2016

  From the simplest Chuck Ts to shoes loaded with the symbolic weight of hip-hop appropriation, our sneakers say a lot about us. Beginning this... More»

12/13/2016

  Like a 2 a.m. Facebook confessor, Sandra Tsing Loh, the frequent and comedic Atlantic and NPR contributor, is getting ready to unload. The... More»

11/30/2016

  As a rule, Left Coasters don’t spend a whole lot of time being envious of New Yorkers. But there’s no getting around Hamilton... More»

11/8/2016

  You know that open-concept co-working space where web millionaires are busy upscaling, iterating, and crushing their world-disrupting apps?... More»

11/4/2016

  If Don Draper were to design a travel brochure for the San Francisco tourism board, the result might well be something pretty close to the... More»

11/1/2016

  Japanese artist Sohei Nishino has a novel method for creating his diorama maps: It involves a lot of blisters. For each of his commisions,... More»

11/1/2016

  Long before their hippie brethren picked up on the idea, another group of free spirits urged the world to make art, not war. Dadaism—... More»

10/19/2016

  This October, David Byrne will help you: A. Accurately predict election results. B. Shrink... More»

10/19/2016

  Nuclear destruction, sexual exploitation, and the macabre: They’re all on display in ... More»