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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, May 01, 2015

The Onion's still on point, Stephen Hawking mends the heart of teenage girls everywhere, and Nicki Minaj attends a Bar Mitzvah on the internet this week.
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Leon Bridges performs, Domhnall Gleeson on Ex Machina, q sports panel, OITNB's Kate Mulgrew 05/01/2015

Friday, May 01, 2015

Soul sensation Leon Bridges performs live. Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson on his starring role in the new sci-fi thriller Ex Machina. The q Sports Panel reconvenes. Kate Mulgrew — of Star Trek and Orange Is The New Black fame — shares her personal story.

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How Not to Make a Comedy about Native Americans

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Native American actors walked off the set of the latest Adam Sandler movie, offended by racist jokes. How could Sandler have handled the situation differently?

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American Icons: Nirvana’s “Nevermind”

Thursday, April 30, 2015

How did “Nevermind” come to define 90s rock — and make Nirvana the last universally acclaimed rock band?

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The Theory of Everything

New York After Rent (III of III)

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Our series concludes with an attempt to examine the suburbanized commodified inner cityscape of New York. Author and activist Sarah Schulman tells us about the Gentrified Mind, plus we hear from one of the first Airbnbers of New York.

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The Model Of A Modern Major Game Show

Thursday, April 30, 2015

VIP: Neil Gaiman

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Inside Inside Amy Schumer Edition

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Jessica Winter discuss the comic memoir turned Broadway musical "Fun Home" with author Alison Bechdel, Instagram envy, and the latest season of Inside Amy Schumer. The DoubleX Gabfest is sponsored by the Great Courses,...

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Director Thomas Vinterberg, The Wire vs. real-life Baltimore, actor Jon Cryer 04/30/2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg puts his spin on Far From the Madding Crowd. Alyssa Rosenberg on how The Wire is shaping public perception of the real-life crisis in Baltimore. Shad catches up with actor Jon Cryer (Pretty in Pink, Two and a Half Men).

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The Mad Men Pre-Game Show

Dawn vs. Don: Mad Men’s Missed Opportunities

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The team gets back together for one last pitch to save their agency. But is it too late to save the show from ignoring a big blind spot?

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Poet Terrance Hayes: Anything but Invisible

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Terrance Hayes may be the only poet to win a MacArthur “genius” grant, a National Book Award, and a spot on "People’s" Sexiest Man Alive list.

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Director Thomas Vinterberg, The Wire vs. real-life Baltimore, actor Jon Cryer 04/30/2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg puts his spin on Far From the Madding Crowd. Alyssa Rosenberg on how The Wire is shaping public perception of the real-life crisis in Baltimore. Shad catches up with actor Jon Cryer (Pretty in Pink, Two and a Half Men).

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“An American in Paris” on Broadway, Poet Terrance Hayes, & Remembering Nirvana

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The challenges of putting “An American in Paris” on stage; the first poet to be a MacArthur “genius” and one of People’s Sexiest Men; and “Nevermind,” the last great rock album.

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New Year's Resolution: Meet Team Tumor

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It’s been a pretty awesome month for Joseph Riedel, an aspiring screenwriter who has been channeling his experience with a brain cancer into a comedy series, "A Good Sense of Tumor."
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Drake Makes a Mixtape for Sotheby’s

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

For his latest trick, Drake sets black contemporary art at Sotheby's to the music of Rihanna, Riff Raff, Chief Keef, and Drake. Beats By Dre included. 
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Slate Culture Gabfest

Heavy is the Head That Wears the Guacamole Edition

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dan Kois discuss Masterpiece Theater's sumptuous version of Wolf Hall, Bruce Jenner's interview with Diane Sawyer about his decision to become a woman, and whether the much loved avocado should become extinct.

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"Saved by the Bell" Meets Feminist Theorist Bell Hooks

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The work of leftist cultural critic bell hooks meets the TV series "Saved by the Bell" on the internet's best new blog. 
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Soul legend Mavis Staples, the myth of personal style

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Soundtrack for the civil rights movement: a special two-part interview with soul legend and activist Mavis Staples. Plus, photographer Ari Versluis on Exactitudes, his long-running project challenging the existence of personal style.

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Morgan Neville on Best of Enemies, Pras on Haiti's 2010 election, SuperMutant Magic Academy 04/28/2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville on his new film Best of Enemies. Ex-Fugee Pras on Sweet Micky For President, the story of Haiti's historic 2010 election. Acclaimed illustrator Jillian Tamaki on her latest book SuperMutant Magic Academy.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Baseball in Decline

Monday, April 27, 2015

The business side of Major League Baseball has been thriving in recent years, and yet there’s a widespread perception that the sport has drifted from the center of sports culture. On this week’s Out Loud podcast, Ben McGrath, a staff writer, and Daniel Okrent, the writer, editor, and inventor of Rotisserie League baseball, join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to assess the state of America’s national pastime. They discuss the legacy of baseball’s steroid era, how fantasy sports have change fandom, and the fact that the length of baseball games has increased by more than an hour in the past few decades.

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Middle East's First Female Photo Collective Focuses on Gender

Monday, April 27, 2015

The first all-women's Middle Eastern art collective has a touring photography exhibit that puts gender in the foreground. 
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