Alex Knold

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Pearl Jam Are the Most Boring Band in 20 Years

Critics lumped <i>Ten</i> in with grunge, despite the fact that it has nothing in common with grunge standard bearers Mudhoney, the Melvins, Tad or …

A view from the south: let the Confederate flag go | Barbara Kingsolver

Photograph: AP<p>‘Dylann Roof tore up hearts and families, left a state without its senator and a nation bereft … we’re sickened by his self-portrait with a semi-automatic ­pistol and Confederate …

In 1995, photographer-turned-director Larry Clark and a bunch of novice actors made Kids. On its 20th anniversary, writer Harmony Korine and actor Leo Fitzpatrick remember the film dubbed a ‘wake-up call to the modern world’<p>The way that 19-year-old aspiring writer Harmony Korine met director Larry …

It’s not about mental illness: The big lie that always follows mass shootings by white males

Blaming “mental illness” is a cop-out — and one that lets us avoid talking about race, guns, hatred and terrorism<p>I get really really tired of hearing the phrase “mental illness” thrown around as a way to avoid saying other terms like “toxic masculinity,” “white supremacy,” “misogyny” or “racism.”<p>We …

New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

New research is revealing that many cases of depression are caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation. Tim de Chant of <i>NOVA</i> writes: “Inflammation …

Comment on Ray Kurzweil’s Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years by Anonymous

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The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments. This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we take it for granted. It seems obvious. It …

The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 1 | WIRED

<i>“I imagine that someday I may have a story written about my life and it would be good to have a detailed account of …

Silk Road

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …