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Wolves in the Throne Room detail instrumental 'Celestite'

by <b>Ian Chainey</b><p><b>Wolves in the Throne Room in Los Angeles, 2012</b> (more by Adam Murray)<p>Olympia, Washington-located Cascadian black metal band <b>Wolves in the</b> …

How John Updike Turned Everything in His Life to His Advantage in Fiction

<b>In the late spring of 1983,</b> when John Updike’s reputation as a writer had reached a pinnacle with <i>Rabbit Is Rich</i> (which won all three major book …

The Body in Room 348

The corpse at the Eleganté Hotel stymied the Beaumont, Texas, police. They could find no motive for the killing of popular oil-and-gas man Greg Fleniken—and no explanation for how he had received his strange internal injuries. Bent on tracking down his killer, Fleniken’s widow, Susie, turned to …

Punk Is in the Air

The very idea of Punk Nostalgia would have been anathema in the raw, self-destructive music scene that blossomed stinkily in the bowels of 70s New York. But here it is, gathering steam with a Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute show, a memoir from Richard Hell, and the movie CBGB.<p>Punk put …

Why the mantis shrimp is my new favorite animal

20 Cool Things You Can Make With A Pizza Box

Do you remember the 20 Creative DIY Project Ideas we posted last year? This time we have 20 more brilliant ideas! After seeing the Buzzfeed’s “15 …

40 Life Hacks That Will Change Your Life

There are always these pesky little obstacles in life that make everything so difficult – pot always boiling over, zipper constantly unzipping itself …