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virtual-reality-phobia-treatment
22 Mar 2017

Virtual Reality Porn Is Literally The Worst

By: Jonas Barnes  I remember watching my first porno way before I’d ever even seen a vagina that wasn’t my aunts, as she walked across the room with her robe open. I was about 16  years old, and I had broken into my dad’s porn stash. I saw the regular

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Jesse Cover
17 Mar 2017

A Brief History of Names My Students Have Given Me

Guest Post By: Jesse McGrath I am a public school teacher. You probably already knew that because of the title of the thing you are reading, or because you follow me on social media, or maybe because you have been in the same room as me for longer than four minutes,

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Art by: @jw_tatum
13 Mar 2017

A Brief History of East vs West Coast Rap

Last week March 9th, marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Notorious B.I.G. In his few short years of superstardom, Biggie left a crater-sized impact on the music industry and a cloudy legacy behind him.

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Beautiful Bronx
28 Feb 2017

The Bronx: Not Actually A Dumpster Fire

By: Jesse McGrath I moved to New York from the Bay Area last year, and basically since I arrived people have not stopped reminding me how little I know about living here. Nearly every week I am given an unprompted lesson in how ignorant I am to the best bars

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getwoke-staywoke
27 Feb 2017

Seven Movies, Shows, and Docs That Will Get You Woke

GUEST POST BY MARCARILL GALNERMAI Blackish Yes, it’s hilarious. The show finds the humor in pain. Essentially, it’s about a modern day black family raising their children in a multi-generational home. Includes Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Larry Fishburne and Daveed Diggs (who played Lafayette in Hamilton). Reason to watch: Approaches every

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Stories-behind-the-fog-james
27 Feb 2017

Rehumanizing Homelessness, One Story at a Time

Guest post by Arjanna van der Plas What did you experience the last time you encountered a homeless person? I often ask this question to my friends, and to be fair, it’s not their favorite conversation topic. Most of them report experiencing a mix of sadness, anger, guilt and fear. Rather

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Free Shit NYC
22 Feb 2017

The Best Bathrooms To Shit For Free In NYC

By: Jonas Barnes  If you’re surprised I’m writing an article about where to take the best free shits in NYC, we need to get to know one another better. If you know me, writing about taking a good free shit makes as much sense as me writing about being fat.

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