How I quit apologizing for existing.
A day off with Amandla Stenberg.
Plus a Patti Smith mini-series, Science invents goth ball pits, and thoughts on sex ed and body image.
The background images for this month’s theme, First Person.
The pictures that were floating in the background this month.
All the pictures looming around this month’s edges, revealed!
A last look at all of this month’s background images.
One last look at Vision’s background images.
Plus a lost interview with Kurt Cobain, a new Angel Haze remix, and the history of “dude.”
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