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Michael Agger
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TOAST
Most food trends cause backlash when products are oversold (cronuts) or ubiquitous (cupcakes). What is behind the objections to artisanal toast?
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It’s not often that a single member of the audience commands more attention than the action onstage.
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Terrifying
SeaWorld’s downer-addicted killer whales are taking post-sex selfies and posting them on Instagram.
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Important new parenting study just released. 
A recent study has shown that if parents read one more long-form piece about parenting they will go fucking apeshit.
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Presidents sit through all manners of nonsense in order to communicate their policy goals to the American people.
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T-Pain is sad.
Rappers are supposed to be immune to hate, but T-Pain was never very good at being a rapper.
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The New Yorker welcomes Spring
A song in the spirit of Irish poets, Shakespeare, and people who love flowers and use words like “glorious.”
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Watching Mickey Rooney onscreen, you had the sense that he was running on bigger, wilder, stranger currents.
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Barry Blitt explains the inspiration behind this week’s cover.
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The quotable Retha Powers, editor of “Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations.”
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I've had meetings like this.
“We’re allocating valuable resources to the wrong brand pillars. I can’t feel my face when I say things like that.”
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Glad I came-of-age AFTER prof-rock. . . .
The album was a culmination of the excesses of the progressive-rock era and also, in some ways, a fracturing of them.
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