Saturday, July 27

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Upon This Rock

A visit to the Christian rock Cross-Over Festival in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.

Thursday, July 25

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The Cult of Amazon

The “blood sport” of classical music reviews.

Wednesday, July 24

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2001: A Space Odyssey — Discerning Themes Through Score and Imagery

A 22,000-word breakdown of Kubrick’s “odyssey portraying the span of millennia.”

Tuesday, July 23

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The Hoboken Sound: An Oral History of Maxwell's

Remembering the indie rock club that The New York Times once said was “so New York that it’s in New Jersey.”

Wednesday, July 17

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Adventures of a Man of Science

On literary manifestos, long-distance reading, and the egg of death.

Tuesday, July 16

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Jack Handey Is the Envy of Every Comedy Writer in America

A profile of the writer behind “Deep Thoughts” on Saturday Night Live.

Monday, July 15

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The Pixar Theory

Making the case that all Pixar movies exist on a cohesive timeline in the same universe dominated by a central theme: the battle between animals, humans and machines.

Sunday, July 14

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The American Cloud

The “naked technological realities” of America’s heartland and how they power a “cosy coastal world of pretend farmers’ markets and happy cows.”

Thursday, July 11

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Wanted: Macho Men with Mustaches

On the origins of The Village People.

Wednesday, July 10

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The Chelsea Hotel Had Its Own Eloise

How Gaby Hoffman, who had roles in Field of Dreams, Uncle Buck and Sleepless in Seattle, survived child stardom.

Sunday, July 7

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John Wayne: A Love Song

On set in Mexico with the Duke.

Thursday, July 4

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The World Ends With a Handshake: Unraveling the Apocalypse of 'Southland Tales'

A Southland Tales fanboy goes down the rabbit hole with the movie’s director.