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There’s Only One Tonya: Debating Sufjan Stevens’s Two Renditions of “Tonya Harding”

Chris Stedman and Nathan Goldman debate the relative merits of the two versions of Sufjan Stevens’s recently released “Tonya Harding."

Astro Poets at the Library

Nora Battelle brings her URL life to IRL with the Astro Poets at the New York Public Library.

Why Are There So Many Cute Cats on the Internet? The World is Driven by a Cute-Excellence Syndrome

Thorsten Botz-Bornstein considers why there are so many cute cats on the internet, and how "cute-excellence syndrome" drives our culture.

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The Greatest of Motivations

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I Was Born in a Refugee Camp

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