• The Escape Issue
    January 2017 #36
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    Table Of Contents

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    Virtual Reality devices like Oculus Rift place you at the center of another universe. But does a 360º perspective really increase our knowledge of other worlds? Or does it simply enable our detachment and narcissim?

    Putting on Google Cardboard to Watch the Revolution

    by Layla Fassa

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    Rubybrunton

    Stealth Care by Ruby Brunton

    When Blood Runs Cold

    To counter the overwhelming despair, Ruby Brunton looks to The Jane Collective and other rebellious women of the past.

    Henrybrown

    The remarkable escape of Henry “Box” Brown.

    THIS SIDE UP WITH CARE

    by Monica Uszerowicz

    Blackdata

    From slavery to political campaigns, black lives have always been reduced to numbers in the form of commodities, revenue streams, statistical deviations, and vectors of risk. How do we make our escape?

    On Blackness and Data

    by Ishmael Bishop

    J20 reportback

    Before the DC police arrested 230 people, the energy was ecstatic.

    On the Ground at the Anti-Inauguration Riots

    by Ash Jegroo

    Jamesweb1

    watch the trailer for I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, James Baldwin's powerful last words

    Caltrain

    On J20, people locked down to protest the tech takeover of San Francisco

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    Masque Up by Alesia Pullins

    Winter Skin 101

    How to combat dry skin during the winter months.

    Womensmarch

    Haley Markbreiter went to DC for the Women’s March, prepared for disappointment.

    Marching with My Friends and Enemies

    by Haley Markbreiter

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    He Will Not Divide Us Shia LaBeouf amends this fateful day with a bit of internet performance art.

    Youngthug

    Young Thug Flaked When things don’t go as planned you have be creative.

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    This Brooklyn punk house hosts basement shows where you can “come home from America”

    Welcome to Red Stuy

    by Ash Jegroo

    Chris4

    How to escape the horror without leaving? Chris Sand traces his own steps from Montana to Olympia and back.

    Imagine Something Else Than This

    by Chris Sand

    All3janweb

    Cameos: Eph, Mica Levine, and V Piquett share their current looks and guilty pleasures.

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    En Rogue by Alex G. Brown

    Still Trending: Tears

    Being sad never looked so cute.

    Dj20 web2

    #DisruptJ20 People are gathering in DC to disrupt the inauguration of Donald Trump.

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    The Mars colony has been forming in our collective imagination since before dial-up and VCR

    The Colonial Romance of Outer Space

    by M Eighteen Téllez

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    Corinadross

    Horoscopes by Corina Dross

    January 2017

    Sometimes an opportunity looks like a crisis. Who do you want to become?

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    No Brow by Jaime Chu

    Good Books for Bad Times

    In times of devastation and confusion, here are some books that help make sense of how to move forward.

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    Letters by Em Marshall

    Make It Through

    2017 may come to make 2016 look like 2015. Its walls are closing in and it’s time we plan our escape.

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