Friday, April 3, 2020

Culture

Why Frank Ocean’s Fans Went Crazy

Frank Ocean loves cars. He isn’t shy about it either.His debut mixtape/album nostalgia, ULTRA. features that bright orange 1980s BMW E30 M3, his supposed “dream car,” hidden amidst a shrubbery alcove on its album cover. There’s the “pretty big...

From Dumpster Diving To Pick-Up-Truck Pools, Philly Rules At Staying Cool

Don't tell Philly they can't soak their butts in non-traditional vessels. It won't end well.Philadelphia officials dared try to stop the dumpster pool trend, a seasonal favorite among the city's sweaty and budget-conscious. In a delightful summertime game of garbage-y innovation, Philly...

Which Of These Adult Camps Is Right For You?

This summer was wet and hot, but it's not over yet. If you're yearning for another shot at talent show fame, or just miss a time before the internet in our pockets started ruining everything, there's still time to throw your phone into the...

Is Instagram Actually Winning Vs. Snapchat?

Whenever a social media product undergoes a radical aesthetic redesign or adds to its services provided in any way (minor or major), users generally react in a firm, unified way: “This is stupid.” Memes and GIFs are usually involved.But...

Vince Staples Trash Talks Olympic Athletes, Says Simone Biles Looks “Mean”

In his new video for GQ, Vince Staples explains the on-going Summer Olympics in Rio. He shares his takes on synchronized diving (“This shit is like an FKA Twigs video”) table tennis (“Forrest Gump…is one of the greatest champions...

Introducing Our New Potiquette Column: Can I Get A Little Pot With That Pie?

Dear Ms. Pot,The other night, I was at a dinner party hosted by a woman I recently started dating. I know she smokes pot because we’d shared a joint on the beach last weekend. But she didn’t offer up...

Watch Bon Iver Perform Their Entire New Album ’22, A Million’

If you’re reading this, you’re (probably) a human, which means you (probably) experience ranges of emotions and feels in your life. In other words, you are likely a Bon Iver fan.Following a five-year hiatus, Bon Iver recently announced plans...

Drake Teases New Visual Project ‘PLEASE FORGIVE ME,’ Explores The Exciting World Of All-Caps

Since he dropped Views in April, Drake has been oddly low key for, well, Drake. No music videos have been released for the project and Drake has stayed out of the public eye, including Joe Budden’s jabs to lure...

Why The World Will Miss Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show

If you'll allow us to go all Zagat's on you for a minute, it was only a few months ago that Larry Wilmore “killed” at the Whitehouse Correspondents’ Dinner with his “burns” that “really went there.” Really, no one...

Werner Herzog’s Hot Take of The Day: Google

Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog is best known for his obsessions with the monumental issues of human existence: technology, art, beauty, death, the unforgiving brutality of nature, and the exploration of the unknown. But he also considers—and complains about—the banality...

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