Nicki Minaj, Peak Podcast, And Feelings


Should books be an essential good?

“What I don’t dig is people telling me, just because I’m disabled and think I have a right to equality, that should make me inspiring. … I’m saddened that that’s what it takes to inspire people.”

How data can help you write a better screenplay.

67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko may be a bullshit comet, but these photos taken by Rosetta and Philae from and around its surface are pretty amazing.

“Months earlier a German diplomat had been caught in a similar situation. He resisted, breaking free of his Yemeni kidnappers in a Sanaa supermarket. He lasted only a few terrifying seconds.” How Gregory D. Johnsen survived a kidnapping attempt in Yemen.

Remembering a pre-YouTube time when Islamist extremists wanted to persuade foreign journalists, not murder them.

Diane Guerrero on her parents’ deportation when she was only 14.


Nicki Minaj has a new song and it is feelings.


Stumbling Towards the Mainstream: On Azealia Banks’ Broke With Expensive Taste
Banks’ long-delayed debut album arrived with a shrug, but this is less evidence of an artist failing to live up to her…


Three Guns
The ones that scare us, the ones that take things away from us, and the ones that make us feel in control.