Emily Mankus

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4 Simple Ways To Spice Up Your Otherwise Stale Pregaming Experience

Pregames are a lot like life before age 30 — though we all know pretty much where things are heading, not enough time has passed to lawfully abandon …

100 Miles Per Hour

I was talking to photographer Bob Gruen the other day, and he told me he’d just come from visiting our old friend Alan Vega, the lead singer of the revolutionary electronic proto-punk band Suicide, in the hospital. I immediately thought, 'Oh shit, not...<p>Photo courtesy of Angela Wieland.<p><i>Old friends</i> …

Indie Music

Don't Let Mumford & Sons Trick You Into Liking Them

Fuck you and your six layers of clothing, Marcus.<p><i>"The greatest trick the devil ever played was convincing the world that he did not exist."-Charles Baudelaire</i><p>This past weekend, Mumford & Sons released a new music video for their song "Hopeless Wanderer" from their album <i>Babel</i>. In said video, four …

Music Videos

House Arrest

Photos by Paley Fairman, styling by Alexandra Mandelkorn.<p><i>Vintage backpack, shirt, and shorts</i><p><i>Photos by: Paley Fairman</i><p><i>Model: Lauren Fortner</i><p><i>Styling: Alexandra Mandelkorn</i><p><i>All vintage clothing provided by The Dog Show</i><p><i>Click through to the next page for more pictures</i><p><i>Vintage shorts</i><p><i>Vintage jeans, Stylist's</i> …

Clothing

Marie Calloway on Her New Novel and Being Called "Jailbait"

"I wondered if I should go into his apartment." That line opens Marie Calloway's debut novel, <i>what purpose did i serve in your life</i>. She does go in, and the following 240 pages are what happens next. Reviews and comments about Calloway’s novel...<p><i>Photo by gea*</i><p>"I wondered if I should go into …

Numb

Don't Celebrate the Gay Marriage Victory with a Wedding of Your Own

To all my homosexual brothers and sisters: I am cheering with you today. But just because we <i>can</i> get married, doesn't mean that we <i>should</i>. Gay culture is new to legal recognition, so, like our first time getting drunk at a high school...<p><i>Photo via</i><p>This morning the Supreme Court issued …

LGBTQI

Try Not to Destroy Your Life

A few months ago I tried molly for the first time in the bathroom of a bar in Brooklyn. I dissolved the powder in water, drank it, and waited till I felt different. A short while later, fireworks exploded all over my brain. Then, just like that...<p>A few months ago I tried molly for the first time in …

Mind

If Men Need a 21st-Century Role Model, How About Jesus Christ?

There's been a lot written about the "decline of men," the idea that economic and cultural factors are gradually turning more and more men into losers who have no positive, masculine, postpatriarchy role models to turn to. Except we already have a...<p><i>Photo via DeviantArt user =lammssu72</i><p>These days, …

Hung Up

Thought and Memory

Back in 2008, when my first novel, 'A Tree Grows in Baghdad,' came out, my publisher sent me on a West Coast tour. Sometimes folks came out in droves, sometimes they didn’t. It was great to see my public, regardless. I found I liked signing books. I...<p><i>Ed Park has quite the résumé. He’s the former</i> …

Hung Up

Everyone Should Fall In Love This Summer

We tried to love each other during the months of June, July, and August. We figured if we couldn’t make it work then — if we couldn’t open our hearts …

I Spent the Weekend Watching Topless Feminists Piss Off Neo-Nazis

Last Friday, I took the Eurostar from London to Paris to meet the topless feminist protest group Femen. Originally based in the Ukraine, the organization has since spread out across the world. The idea was to film the buildup to Femen's next protest...<p><i>Inna, founder of the French branch of Femen, at</i> …

Feminism

Nasty All Over

Turning onto Wilde Street from South Central Avenue, the surface is crackled like red veins across an alcoholic’s nose. Only a single block long, Wilde looks nothing more than mundane in the daylight image on Google Maps, but at five AM in the dark...<p><i>Scot Sothern is a Los Angeles-based photographer</i> …

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