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Don't shop at Urban Outfitters. Their 'Depression' shirt is latest controversy

The retailer has proven yet again its desire to offend simply to be 'edgy'. Like clickbait, we need to stop feeding the beast<p>It's almost as if hipster retailer Urban Outfitters has a formula: once a year or more, a fresh outrage erupts on the internet after one of their products is deemed …

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Another week. Luckily, Mondays are never the same with us...<p>Party Dog. It's a party, dog.On a...<p>Abbi Press, warmin' up weekend...<p>"I wrote this song …

The Neurological Similarities Between Successful Writers And The Mentally Ill

Knowing his wife was upset with him for spending more time with his typewriter than with her, F. Scott Fitzgerald hatched a plan. He wasn’t proud of …

Djuna Barnes Interviews James Joyce in 1922: The Iconic Irishman’s Most Significant Interview

<b>Djuna Barnes</b> might be celebrated as a pioneer of modernist writing, her 1936 novel <i>Nightwood</i> a beacon of both modernist fiction and queer literature. But few know that Barnes was also a formidable journalist — a practitioner of literary journalism decades before Gay Talese pioneered the genre. In …

Flannery O’Connor on Why the Grotesque Appeals to Us, Plus a Rare Recording of Her Reading “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”

<b>Flannery O’Connor</b> (March 25, 1925–August 3, 1964) is among the titans of twentieth-century literature (in addition to being a lesser-known satirical cartoonist). In 1960, O’Connor penned an essay titled “Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Fiction,” eventually included in the altogether …

Republicans Are Driving the Momentum for Gay Marriage

From politicians and donors to the party rank and file, a change of heart in the GOP is a major factor in the issue's increasing public acceptance.<p>Michigan's gay-marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional last Friday, struck down by Bernard Friedman, a judge who was originally appointed to the federal …

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‘What are people in your country saying about Holland these days?’ one Dutch friend recently asked me. I hadn’t the heart to reply that no one was talking that much about his country. But the question seemed typically Dutch. Endlessly outward-looking and interested, yet charmingly insular and with …

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Taylor Swift Gets a 3-Year Restraining Order Against Stalker Who Claims She's His Wife

T-Swift's streets just got a little safer.<p>Taylor Swift has won her request for a restraining order against an alleged stalker.<p>The '22' singer filed the order earlier this month against a man named Timothy Sweet, who has reportedly been harassing her with numerous emails, tweets, and letters since …

Joan Didion on Storytelling, the Economy of Words, and Facing Rejection

In her otherwise prolific and acclaimed career as one of the greatest writers of the past century, Joan Didion only ever wrote three short stories. They are collected in <b>Telling Stories</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a tiny 1978 treasure, the 26th in a series of keepsakes issued by the Bancroft Library for its …

Anaïs Nin on Love and Life, Illustrated

I believe that most things worth knowing about life can be learned from the sixteen volumes of diaries that Anaïs Nin (February 21, 1903–January 14, 1977) began keeping at the age of eleven and continued until she died at seventy-four — things that have to do with why emotional excess is essential …

In Pieces: French Illustrator Marion Fayolle’s Wordless Narratives About Human Relationships

<b>In Pieces</b> (<i>public library</i> | <i>IndieBound</i>) is an uncommon piece of visual poetry by French illustrator and comic artist Marion Fayolle that calls to mind at once the surrealist whimsy of <i>Codex Seraphinianus</i>, the visual neatness of Gregory Blackstock’s illustrated lists, and the vignettes of Blexbolex — …

Darren Aronofsky Talks to CT about 'Noah'

Screenwriter, director, and producer Darren Aronofsky is known for dark, edgy independent films that center on characters with obsessive and …

Intricate 3D Printed Artworks By Joshua Harker

The future of art lies in the third dimension, so it makes sense that 3D printers are going from simple replicators to tools for creating original …

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What Actually Happens While You Sleep and How It Affects Your Every Waking Moment

The Ancient Greeks believed that one fell asleep when the brain filled with blood and awakened once it drained back out. Nineteenth-century philosophers contended that sleep happened when the brain was emptied of ambitions and stimulating thoughts. <i>“If sleep doesn’t serve an absolutely vital</i> …