Category: Culture

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Songs!

99 songs about booze in this post. 99 songs about booze.

Trophy Culture 53

Trophy Lives

It is epically discouraging to know that no matter how hard you try, someone else is always going to be better.

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The Gig Is Up

Sohrab Ahmari is mad as hell and he is not going to take it anymore. He is shocked, shocked that drag queens read stories to children at public libraries.

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Tenshot: Chernobyl

As a scientist, I have always been intensely curious about what caused the Chernobyl explosion. The HBO series does an outstanding job of explaining.

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Songs!

I don’t care about pollution
I’m an air-conditioned gypsy
That’s my solution
Watch the police and the taxman miss me!

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Black Mirror!

All 20 Black Mirror Episodes, Ranked.

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Sunday Morning! “Kaili Blues”

A few brief notes on a Dada memoir from a founder and Bi Gan’s stunning 2015 film on time, memory, and the illusory quality of past, present, and future.

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Mira Sue

Some people say Star Trek: The Original Series’ Mira Romaine is a Mary Sue only because she was written by a woman.

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The Case Against Targaryen Restoration

I come here to bury Daenerys, not praise her. No, seriously, no praise. This is not the part of a clever tactic. Ding dong the dragon queen is dead.