Ian DeGeer

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Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …

In the Spirit of Peter Matthiessen

It’s difficult for me to believe that the indefatigable and incomparable writer Peter Matthiessen is dead. He succumbed to leukemia on April 5 at his home in Sagaponack, on Long Island, a few weeks before he would have turned 87. Over a six-decade career he produced 31 books—a final novel, <i>In</i> …

7 Websites to Check Out Daily in 2014 [LIST]

A relative newcomer on the online scene, Upworthy is taking the world of viral videos by storm with eye-catching headlines on current events and …

Jack Kerouac’s Hand-Drawn Map of the Hitchhiking Trip Narrated in On the Road

Surely most ardent readers of Jack Kerouac's novel <i>On the Road</i> have tried to map Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty's American journey. Above, partially …

Man Spends Two Years Writing 260-page Biography on BlackBerry Keyboard

Lucian Freud, an artist best known for his thickly impastoed portrait and figure paintings, passed away in 2011. Last month Geordie Greig had his …

The New Republic Interviews Neil Gaiman - Unbound Worlds

Readers might enjoy this interview with Neil Gaiman at The New Republic. It’s a good look at the mind behind so many beloved stories and …

Behind the Scenes of Mike Shinoda x 686 Parka

Our music-savvy compadres at HYPETRAK recently caught up with Linkin Park frontman Mike<p>Our music-savvy compadres at HYPETRAK recently caught up with …

Studio Visit: Silas Hite

by Mya Stark<p>Minds that are equally as agile in the realms of art and music are rare, but not unheard of. While most of the examples are musicians who dabble in visual art, there's the odd one like Tony Bennett whose paintings are in the collection of the Smithsonian Institute, or the distinctive …

Art

Pearl Jam Talk ‘Lightning Bolt’ with Judd Apatow, Carrie Brownstein

Pearl Jam‘s new record <i>Lightning Bolt</i> is set for release on October 15th, and now the band is offering a peek inside the record with a new short …

The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains

<i>A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his</i> …

The Brain

Jay-Z new album “Magna Carta Holy Grail” free for some Samsung Galaxy users (video)

Jay-Z is giving away his new album, called “Magna Carta Holy Grail,” to users of some Samsung Galaxy devices, a full three days before the official release date.<p>That’s good news for at least a million Samsung Galaxy device users. In order to qualify, you have to own either a Samsung Galaxy S3, …

HBS’ Ben Shepherd Takes Acoustic Turn in ‘Collide’ – Premiere

Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd released his debut solo LP <i>In Deep Owl</i> under the monicker HBS last month. The project began in 2009 partly as a …

Guitar

Eminem: "Berzerk", Featuring Kendrick Lamar and Rick Rubin

Eminem has released the video for "Berzerk", the first single from his upcoming <i>MMLP2</i>, the sequel to his 2000 album <i>The Marshall Mathers</i> LP. Keeping with the track's promise to "take it back to straight hip-hop", the video features plenty of throwback imagery-- references to the Beastie Boys' "So …