Alshia Singleton

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Mapping Childish Gambino’s Atlanta

A transplant to Atlanta from Pakistan (via London) has mapped the story of Atlanta as told through the songs of some of the city’s most famous rappers.<p>The story behind Donald Glover’s praiseworthy television series “Atlanta” is told in landscapes.While the show bears the name of the city, there’s …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Here’s a Collection of Excellent Anthony Bourdain Stories for You to Read

On Friday, the news of Anthony Bourdain’s death at the age of 61 provoked not just an outpouring of love from grateful fans, but a flood of stories …

Anthony Bourdain

The scariest horror films ever – ranked!

25 Don’t Torture a Duckling (Lucio Fulci, 1972)<p>Now that Lars von Trier has offered what may be a backhanded homage to it in his serial-killer nightmare The House That Jack Built, attention may well refocus on this cult giallo classic from Italy. A journalist investigates a series of murders in a …

Horror

Samantha Bee’s apology for calling Ivanka Trump the c-word is perfect

Sorry seems to be the hardest word, especially when you’re in the public eye. After all, if you take just 2017—the year of sociopathic baby men and pathetic excuses—it’s no wonder apologies are so hard to get right.<p>Except that’s what comedian Samantha Bee did on her TBS show <i>Full Frontal</i> last night …

Donald Trump

7 essays that every David Sedaris fan should read

The latest book from writer David Sedaris, <i>Calypso</i>, hits shelves on Tuesday, adding yet another tome to the writer's stellar collection. The book is …

Books

The spectacular power of Big Lens

If you have been wearing glasses for years, like me, it can be surprising to discover that you perceive the world thanks to a few giant companies that you have never heard of. Worrying about the fraying edge of motorway lights at night, or words that slide on the page, and occasionally spending a …

Northern Italy

The 10 Best Margaritas in America, According to Yelp Reviewers

From California to Tennessee.<p>Nothing pairs better with warm weather and delicious Mexican food like an ice-cold margarita with a salted rim.<p>This …

Mexico

After a week of Russian propaganda, I was questioning everything

One day this past fall on my morning commute from D.C. to Virginia, I tuned the radio to 105.5 FM, expecting to hear my usual bluegrass. But instead …

12 Healing Bowl Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Usually, the term “comfort food” is basically just a synonym for junk food. But while there’s definitely a time and a place for burgers and a gooey …

In 1905, someone murdered the founder of Stanford University. They've never been caught.

Someone got away with murder. But who killed Mrs. Stanford — and why?<p>There was a great deal of gossip in San Francisco when Mrs. Jane Stanford suddenly left her Nob Hill mansion for Hawaii on February 15, 1905.<p>Ill health was one theory. Low spirits another. But, most shocking of all, the persistent …

Saving Baby Boy Green

Jessica Green was getting impatient. She was 19 weeks pregnant and waiting for her ultrasound images at Whitehorse General Hospital, but it was …

'You're Not My First Enemy': In Long-Lost Jewish Songs Of WWII, Pain And Defiance

In August 1945, as World War II was drawing to a close, a 10-year-old Jewish orphan named Valya Roytlender sang a song called "My Mother's Grave" to a Soviet ethnomusicologist in Bratslav, Ukraine. "Oh mama, who will wake me up?" the boy sang, in Yiddish, to the tune of a traditional Jewish folk …

Elon Musk and the creator of Westworld made an inspirational trailer for the Falcon Heavy launch

“We’re hoping this is is the trailer for one part of the next chapter of the human story.”<p>A surprise guest joined the cast and creators of HBO’s <i>Westworld</i> at the end of the show’s SXSW panel on Saturday. SpaceX founder Elon Musk, a friend of show creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, appeared as a …

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

15 Black History Month Movies, Documentaries, and TV Shows to Stream Stat

In a 2015 interview with <i>The New York Review of Books</i>, former President Barack Obama revealed that novels taught him "the most important" things he …

Black History

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets

It was a case of spies watching spies watching spies: Israeli intelligence officers looked on in real time as Russian government hackers searched computers around the world for the code names of American intelligence programs.<p>What gave the Russian hacking, detected more than two years ago, such …

Cybersecurity

Every Episode of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ Ranked

<i>Larry David — social assassin,</i> <i>four-eyed fuck</i><i>, utmost respecter of wood — returns to HBO on Sunday with a new season of</i> Curb Your Enthusiasm<i>. It’s</i> …

This island is not for sale: how Eigg fought back

“It’s the difference between black-and-white TV and colour,” said Brian Greene. “That’s what it was like after the revolution.” Greene was giving me a lift in his dilapidated Peugeot along Eigg’s only road, waving at every passerby. It was the kind of explosive Highland summer day when butterflies …

ATVs

5 Keys to Making the Most of the 100 Days Left in 2017 | Inc.com

<i>Update: Wow, great response to this article, which gives me an idea. Want to work to achieve a 100-day goal, and share your successes or failures with other Inc.com readers? Let's do it together.</i><p>There are 100 days left in the year. How are your 2017 goals coming along?<p>For most people (me among …

Motivation

The Sorrow and the Shame of the Accidental Killer

How do you live after unintentionally causing a death?<p>Until 3:35 <i>P</i>.<i>M</i>. on June 15, 1977, Maryann Gray was happy. She was twenty-two, and had just decided to take a leave of absence from Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio, where she was pursuing a master’s degree in clinical psychology. Graduate school …

5 Apps to Keep You Safe While Traveling

Usually, when horrific tragedies happen like the terrorist attack in Barcelona last week, I get questions from friends and readers about whether or not they should cancel an already planned trip. I can’t tell them what to do but I believe we shouldn’t let terrorists scare us since that’s their …

Apps

Under Trump, Job Market Has Improved More for Clinton Supporters

Since President Trump took office in January, job growth has continued to be robust, and the unemployment rate has continued to fall. Republicans have become far more confident about the economy since the election.<p>Democrats, meanwhile, have grown far less confident about the economy. But the job …

Cover Story: A History Of Album Artwork

Tony Bennett said of the marvellous album covers of the 50s that, when you bought a record, “you felt like you were taking home your very own work of …

Stunning Images of the Solar Eclipse

Outdoors

Everything You Need to Know About Succulents

Succulents look best against a backdrop that shows off their textures and shapes. Think gravel garden, for instance. Or container gardens: succulents …

Plants

The Best Listens of Summer

My 7 favorite podcasts<p>One of the surprise hits of new media these days is podcasts.<p>Many of the most popular ones are descendants of the 2014 hit …

The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates

<i>This story was co-published with NPR’s Shots blog.</i>The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long …

The Best Reviewed Books of 2017 (So Far)

With the year more than half way through, we at Book Marks thought we’d take a look back at the titles that garnered the strongest reviews since …

Books