[DANCE] American Realness: Michelle Boulé and Miguel Gutierrez
Art / Dance / Society & Culture / Staff Picks

[DANCE] American Realness: Michelle Boulé and Miguel Gutierrez

As you may know, NYC is in the midst of a slew of contemporary dance festivals all over this schizophrenic city and, guys, if you haven’t been you still have a few more days to experience the awesome. Continue reading

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Stay: On Growing Up Atheist & Jennifer Michael Hecht’s Secular Argument Against Suicide
Confessions / Death / Lit / Society & Culture

Stay: On Growing Up Atheist & Jennifer Michael Hecht’s Secular Argument Against Suicide

All the questioning comes to this: is life an end in itself? We know that to live is a gesture of great faith and belief in the human experience — is it worth it? As much as my sadness wants to say no, there’s some part of me, the part maybe most human, that always says yes, of course it is. Continue reading

Let YouTube Make You Feel Awesome About Your Life!
Happy / Society & Culture

Let YouTube Make You Feel Awesome About Your Life!

Yep, I love when YouTube makes me feel great about my life, and I don’t mean watching stupid FHV, makeup tutorials, or cat videos. If you haven’t checked out YouTube in a while, it’s totally turning into a place where you can get good advice about life in general, news, learn foreign languages, get important info … Continue reading

Edward Gorey is My Boyfriend: The Original Goth Illustrator
Art / Creepy / Death / Sounds / Staff Picks / Vintage

Edward Gorey is My Boyfriend: The Original Goth Illustrator

Edward (I’ve decided we’re on a first name basis) is known for his goth Victorian and flapper pen-and-ink illustrations, but he also wrote the majority of his “adult picture books” (I don’t mean porn, I just mean you wouldn’t wanna read them to your kids ’cause they’d probably scar them). He also roomed at Harvard with Frank O’Hara – no biggie. Continue reading