• The New Issue
    April 2014 #3
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    Defecating into a basket, having blood withdrawn from your body several times a day, tossing back an experimental drug and waiting to see what happens. For many of us, these may sound like unpleasant or undesirable events. For others, these are a way to earn a living.

    Your Body is Your ATM

    by Adam Brelsford

    Smart cars

    Lawl: the last year of anti-gentrificiation actions on the west coast. Included: flipped smart cars and snatched Google Glass.


    Restoration: rare 1997 queer vogue track remastered and rereleased.


    Anarchy + Hip-Hop: Will post-political antagonism give hip-hop the push it needs? Check out this new video from Machine Gun Kelly.

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    In March, W Magazine published Ronan ‘who' Farrow’s interview with Miley Cyrus and it blew my mind. At first I asked myself: are we not bored of her? But something about this interview made me wonder: what if Miley were on our side?

    What If Miley Were on Our Side?

    by Alyse Deller

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    Kidnapped! Simon Ostrovsky, a Vice News reporter was captured by pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine. He has since been released.


    #MyNYPD Hashtag hijacked with images of police brutality in the city that never sleeps and the 50,000+ police officers are pretty terrible.

    Cop trips

    Sociopath Cop Attacks a senior high school girls’ soccer team right after they win the State Tournament.

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    Columbine Highschool — 15 years later, Goth makes a comeback.

    An Entire Generation of School Shooters

    by Hanna Hurr


    Playlist: Easter + 420 + Chloe Chon. That’s all we should have to say about this.


    Area Dog: “Cops naturally predisposed to irrationally aggressive behavior.”

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    New Track: Spoek Mathambo remixes young Swedish rappers, nods at Husby and Malmö riots.


    Ok, no spoilers because that's just not how we roll, but Jack Gleeson, who plays King Joffrey on HBO's Game of Thrones, spoke at the Oxford Union earlier last Winter.

    Watch King Joffrey Lecture on Baudrillard, Weber, and the Master-Slave Dialectic.

    by Tyler Reinhard

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    Pay attention to our list of up-and-coming female R&B artists. You know, if you want to.


    A few months ago, I used a fake $10 knock-off Longchamp bag to carry my things because it was big enough to fit my laptop. While I tried to own it – “Yeah, haha, it's a fake,” – I couldn’t. I still feel the sting of embarrassment when I look at it, or when I see a girl on the train with a real one.

    Luxury, Status Symbols, Communism

    by Sofie Mikhaylova

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    Chromat’s New Sportsy Clubwear. Like, part dress, part locker room, part swimsuit.


    Adjusting from Liberal Arts Poster Child to Unemployed Live-at-Home Post-Grad was hard. I ended up lying belly up, in my underwear, staring at the gridded fluorescent lights of my kitchen. I slowly breathed in and out and concentrated on the hum of kitchen appliances. I decided to focus on one personal dilemma at a time.

    Am I Making It?

    by Rebecca Jackson

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    Never understanding The Society of The Spectacle and eating sartorial shit at the reading group were important failures. They taught me to embrace being a ditz.

    The Society of the Ditz

    by Garth Algar and Lyle M. Suxe


    First he destroyed a coffee mug, and soon he was plotting to blow up a factory. A short story about going on a rampage and not knowing why.

    All Over The Place

    by Stephen Piccarella and Nikolais Shumer-Decker

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    Watch: Fuck Everybody, the music video that is part illegal subway party, part riot, part skate video. Hashtag down for ensemble.


    We asked style oracle what’s hot right now, and she had much to say about faux fur, eating everything, indie porn, and wifi restaurants.

    That New New

    by Marisa Maffeo-Robinson

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    April is an astrologically eventful month that has many freaking out. It’s a time of sustained tension, when any stray spark could cause an explosion. Are you going to hide in your bed or throw yourself into the storm?

    April 2014

    by Corina Dross


    Letters by Hanna Hurr

    The Next Best Thing

    Do you habitually dismiss every new trend as a fad, seeing it as just another trick of the endlessly shifting market? If you ask us, the critique of new trends for the sake of staying on the anti- side of capitalism is an idealistic trap. Trends come from somewhere, and we partake in them even through our dismissals. In this issue, we shamelessly engage with new trends.

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