Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Culture

Debating, And Correcting, The 100 Greatest Movies Of The 2000s List

When the BBC polled 62 international film critics last year to rank the 100 greatest American movies of all-time, an interesting omission mostly went unmentioned: There weren’t many films from the 2000s. And by not many, I mean there were six....

Cities and Celebrities: Proposing 8 New Holidays for Hometown Heroes

Cities love claiming their hometown heroes. It gives people a sense of pride in where they're from, lets celebrities return home heroes, and provides the mayor with an easy photo op. Everyone wins.For example, the city of Los Angeles recently announced...

Why Frank Ocean Is The Perfect Star For Our Digital Age

Was the art worth the wait?Following four years of online agitated anticipation, of Tumblr rumors and Canadian DJs tweeting false hope, Frank Ocean released not one, but two albums: the zenlike Endless, a visual koan and possible woodshop promotional...

Potiquette: Should I Smoke Weed With My Dad?

Dear Ms. Pot,The other weekend, I was visiting my parents at our family cabin on Martha’s Vineyard. One night, after a big lobster feast, it was just my dad and I, hanging out on the porch. I’ve always known...

The Benefits Of Being An Ugly Guy

I'm not handsome. I'm not moderately handsome, I'm not classically handsome, I'm not even Turner Classic handsome. Now before you all climb atop your self-esteem high horse-- I'm not saying I'm a bad person. I'm just saying I'm a...

Now *This* Is How You Celebrate Olympic Gold

This year’s Olympics have provided us with plenty of memorable moments and memes to fill any jingoistic reserve. There’s the ongoing #LochteGate, which cause further captivation and chuckles at every new turn (and there’s been a lot). We saw...

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...

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5 Most Common Questions About CBD Topicals

Despite the fact that CBD makes a lot of money for both big and independent companies, a surprising amount of people don’t know what the compound does or where it comes from.

Does Habitual Marijuana Use Make You Anti-Social?

Studies have shown that marijuana can help patients feel less lonely and depressed, but that doesn’t equate to cannabis making you a social butterfly.

VA Mental Health Commission Recommends Federal Marijuana Research

Despite the unique recommendations of its drug policy findings, the document has gone mostly unnoticed by reform advocates and the media.

Israel: Cannabis Powerhouse

While cannabis has been used for thousands of years in ancient sites in Israel, the country’s developments in the last few decades have been extremely significant.