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What We’re Reading: Wet on Historical Fiction, Columbine, and Gardening Tips

Tired of reading the same recommended books from the usual sources? Just think of our bi-weekly What We’re Reading column as your non-committal book club with FADER and some of your favorite bands and artists. … read more »

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Cory Arcangel’s New Book Is Just Tweets of People Saying They’re Working on Their Novel

Cory Arcangel, the renowned New York-based visual artist who actually DJ’d at The FADER FORT one time, is releasing a new book. Working On My Novel is a carefully-curated collection of Tweets, all of which … read more »

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Lil Wayne to Start Sports Agency, Sign Cristiano Ronaldo

Lil Wayne hasn’t done much to conceal his obsession with professional sports. The New Orleans emcee has rapped over the SportsCenter instrumental, dedicated a song to Kobe Bryant, appeared as a guest debater on ESPN’s … read more »

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Visual Identity: Meet BFFA3AE, the Duo Exploring the Art of Communication in the YouTube Age

How two NYU film graduates turned their friendship into an art practice In his monthly column Visual Identity, Harry Gassel will highlight emerging voices in the ever-shifting worlds of art and design. Daniel Chew and … read more »

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J Dilla’s Equipment Finds a New Home at The Smithsonian

Like it was for so many others, Donuts was the first album I listened to over and over and over again. As a skinny sixteen-year-old who had just discovered file sharing, I savored the sweet … read more »

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Watch The Trailer For Boondocks Creator Aaron McGruder’s “Black Jesus”

In our spring profile of Adult Swim, we spoke to developers about Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder’s upcoming television comeback “Black Jesus,” and they assured us the scripted comedy would be “more about the community at … read more »

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Social Anxiety: Six Creepy Pieces of Life Advice from the Kim Kardashian Game

What can an addiction to Kim Kardashian: Hollywood teach us about getting ahead in the real world? In her bi-weekly column, Social Anxiety, Emilie Friedlander peeks underneath the artifacts of contemporary culture to question what … read more »

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Download 1-Hour Photo, the Anti-Instagram App

Evidenced by every millennial parent ever, Instagram has become the go-to app for documenting life’s memorable moments. The irony is that the time we spend picking the perfect photo and filter often distracts us from … read more »

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World View: Meet the Rising Stars of Karachi’s Fraught Yet Fertile Creative Scene

In the World View column, Ruth Saxelby zooms in on cities off the beaten track to highlight rising talent in the realms of music, art, film, literature and photography. In chatting over email with the … read more »

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What We’re Reading: Suno Deko on Spiritual Texts, Internet Feminism and Pre-Civil War Erotica

Tired of reading the same recommended books from the usual sources? Just think of our bi-weekly What We’re Reading column as your non-committal book club with FADER and some of your favorite bands and artists. … read more »

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