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A Brief Guide to Gender in India | Minal Hajratwala

<b>Instructions for being a man</b><p>It is very wise of you to choose to speak as a man. This will make you an expert on gender. When you speak as a man, be …

Marcel Duchamp does not exist

By Cioran McGrath.In 1918 Marcel Duchamp left New York for Buenos Aires. When friends asked him why he’d chosen such a remote destination, he spoke …

Robert Smiths Slightly Mad Pop Pop Canon Cannon Bang Bang Wake (Interstitial Mix #1)

This is the first of a series of interstitial mixes that will be rolled out as I continue to develop some future projects. What follows is a descent …

Tom Waits: 'I look like hell but I'm going to see where it gets me'

"I used to think that all great recordings happened at about 3am," Tom Waits is telling me, in the conspiratorial, wasted and wounded voice that still seems made for those early hours. "So my first studio experiences, I wanted to be recording after the bars closed. I just thought that's when it all …

An Open Letter from Your Horrible Facebook Friends

Hello there,<p>We’re your Facebook friends. <i>Those</i> Facebook friends. You know the ones. The moms who have recently gotten into CrossFit. The club promoters you went to college with. The ex-boyfriend who is legally contesting his firing from Best Buy. Your great aunt in Arizona who signs her comments, …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness