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What Donald Trump Got Right—and Wrong—About the History of Deportation

In Tuesday night’s Republican primary debate, candidate Donald Trump turned to a surprising source for backup on his ideas about the U.S.-Mexican …

How to Interrupt Jeb Bush

“Governor Bush,” Maria Bartiromo, of Fox Business Network, said on Tuesday night, turning, for the first time in the Republican Presidential debate, to the man who was, many months ago, the front-runner. Five of the eight candidates had already spoken, everyone from Governor John Kasich, of Ohio, …

Can #ShoutYourAbortion Turn Hashtag Activism Into a Movement?

On Halloween afternoon, Amelia Bonow brewed a pot of coffee in her Seattle apartment and waited. Earlier, she had sent an e-mail inviting women to sit at her kitchen table and talk about their abortions. A videographer acquaintance had volunteered to film the stories, which Bonow planned to post …

Feminism

Let’s be honest: The fourth Republican debate was pretty boring.

By Callum Borchers<p>, Reporter<p>After two weeks of grousing about previous debate moderators’ rude/biased/gotcha questions, a strange thing happened Tuesday night in Milwaukee: A Republican presidential candidate jumped on a debate moderator for <i>not being tough enough</i>.<p>The unusual exchange came just …

Details

Format:<p>Book<p>Title:<p>How to write about music : excerpts from the 33 1/3 series, magazines, books and blogs with advice from industry-leading writers / …

Pop Music

Bassnectar details Into The Sun mixtape

Almost Famous | The Uncool - The Official Site for Everything Cameron Crowe

<b>Cast:</b> Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor and Philip Seymour Hoffman<p><b>Crew:</b> …

Film Festivals

Writing advice for new authors, in 140 characters or less

For a writer, nothing is more simultaneously exciting and daunting than a blank page.<p>Despite being a common obstacle all writers must confront, there …

In Praise of Yoko Ono’s Inimitable Style

Even if she had never married her famous husband, even if she had never become the bane of rabid Beatlemaniacs everywhere, she still would have stunned the world with her mad imagination, her nutty artist’s eye.<p><b>Yoko Ono,</b> whose one-woman show at MoMA opens next week, was an indelible presence on the …

15 Easy Ways to Boost Your Writing Productivity

Sometimes time and energy seems inversely proportional to the work done. We all have experienced it – unfinished projects pile up while your …

10 authors who excel on the internet

Writers are finding imaginative ways to negotiate the new era of electronic intimacy with readers. Here are some of the best<p>The internet offers authors the next best thing to teleportation: the chance to connect with readers from almost anywhere, in real time. Many writers fall back on self-serving …

Writing

The Moral Challenge of Our Time

<i>"[H]ow many ears must one man have Before he can hear people cry? Yes, and how many deaths will it take till he knows That too many people have died? The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind. The answer is blowing in the wind."</i><p>--Bob Dylan, "Blowin' in the Wind"<p>In a previous blog post on the …

Civil Rights

Twitter Fiction Festival: Atwood, Rothfuss, Wendig, and More! - Unbound Worlds

Love it or hate it, Twitter has become a major part of our social media ecosystem, with people and organizations of all sorts networking, sharing …

BLOG: How I Sold My First Screenplay and Almost Died Trying: A True Tale of Hollywood, Gangsters and Baseball

A lot of screenwriters owe their initial success to film festivals, pitch sites such as Stage 32’s Happy Writers (isn’t that an oxymoron?) or just …

Screenwriting

10 Cities That Are Shaping The Future Of Urban Living

Cities are frequently at the front line of innovation when it comes to addressing the changing problems of urban life. Plans to combat climate change, bring about cleaner air and create safer, healthier spaces for citizens are all being executed by mayors and councils in the world's major …

Urban Design

Kanye West, Vic Mensa Perform for High Schoolers at Chance the Rapper's OpenMike Event

<i>Photo via Vic Mensa's Instagram</i><p>Chance the Rapper has been regularly hosting open mic events in Chicago exclusively for high schoolers. Tonight's OpenMike night took place at the University of Chicago, and it featured a surprise performance from Kanye West and Vic Mensa.<p>Watch clips of the two men …

Sharon Van Etten Records Karen Dalton's "Remembering Mountains"

On May 26, Tompkins Square will release <i>Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs By Karen Dalton</i>. It features several artists recording the late folk icon's unreleased lyrics (which were provided by Dalton's estate). One of the songs is "Remembering Mountains" by Sharon Van Etten. Listen above via …

The Tallest Man on Earth expands tour, adds 2nd NYC date with Hiss Golden Messenger (who's also playing Woodstock)

<i>photo: Tallest Man at Bonnaroo 2013 (more by Jamie Goodsell)</i><p><b>The Tallest Man on Earth</b> has expanded his full-band tour, including additional dates to …