Kasey Polk

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Still Standing: Panic! at the Disco’s Brendon Urie on Sinatra, Nu-Metal, and His Awkward Past

“I fell in love with this band for the same reason I’m in love with it now: no rules, I get to create, no one gets to tell me what to do.”<p>Brendon Urie is just like you and me. He tweets, he vines, he drinks whiskey at 3 PM on a Tuesday. He’s a huge Justin Bieber fan, convinced the <i>Purpose</i> singer is …

How “Inside Out” rejects the self-esteem mandate: “You are not going to feel great about yourself all the time”

Salon spoke with Art Markman, a cognitive psychologist and podcaster, on the ups and downs of the Pixar movie<p>The Pixar movie “Inside Out” has not only entertained children and adults since its June opening, it’s brought psychological concepts – the importance of memory, the role of the unconscious, …

National Geographic Magazine

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Extreme Sports

Hidden secrets of the right-wing brain: Do you like Scott Walker or Elizabeth Warren? New research explains why

Researchers had thought liberals and conservatives differed thanks to hard-wired emotions. That might not be true<p>More than half a century of empirical research has documented a range of psychological factors underpinning ideological differences, including correlations between conservatism and …

This Tumblr Pairs Medieval Art with Rappers, and It's Brilliant

Gives new meaning to the expression "hip-hop royalty."<p>If you've ever looked at a photo of a blinged-out Rick Ross and thought, <i>Dude totally looks like Henry VIII</i>, there's a new Tumblr for you. The site, B4 XVI (a.k.a. beforesixteen), juxtaposes famous rappers with medieval and Renaissance artwork …

Rap & Hip-Hop

5 Surprising Things You Need To Know About Introverts

What do you think of when you hear the word Introvert? Many people picture the quiet person in their office who always seems to avoid lunch with the …

5 Tips for Content Marketing ‘Boring’ Products and Services

Understanding what your customers want means putting yourself in their shoes, knowing their problems and offering solutions. Working to first educate …

Women, Writing, and Madness

Lyz Lenz is Managing Editor at The Rumpus. Lyz's writing has been published in the <i>New York Times</i> Motherlode, Jezebel, <i>Aeon, Pacific Standard</i>, and …

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

Art

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …