Great Job, Internet!: Read This: Visiting some of Second Life’s abandoned virtual college campuses

Remember Second Life? The virtual world where users can do and create just about anything they want, especially if it has something to do with penises? So powerful was the allure of its futuristic digital spaces and the service’s potential as a tool for education, that in 2008, its creators claimed more than 300 universities around the world had begun […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Read This: Visiting some of Second Life’s abandoned virtual college campuses

Remember Second Life? The virtual world where users can do and create just about anything they want, especially if it has something to do with penises? So powerful was the allure of its futuristic digital spaces and the service’s potential as a tool for education, that in 2008, its creators claimed more than 300 universities around the world had begun […]

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Newswire: Death Cab For Cutie’s Facebook hacked, inundated with NSFW content

Death Cab For Cutie seems like an enlightened enough band—the group has campaigned for Obama, talked openly about the limitations of music streaming, and so on—but a Facebook hack yesterday led fans to believe the charming indie act was into all sorts of new freakiness, including aggressively acrobatic sex positions and rim jobs. The group has since apologized for all […]

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Movie Review: The Curse Of Downers Grove wouldn’t hack it in the city

It’s not much of a surprise that American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis co-wrote The Curse Of Downers Grove, dealing, as it does, with the themes of toxic masculinity and extreme aggression and violence. But it would have been surprising that a respectable author like Ellis would allow himself to be associated with a piece of low-budget flotsam like this […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Spend 16 trippy, paint-splattered semi-NSFW minutes with FKA Twigs

British trip-hopper FKA Twigs (née Tahliah Debrett Barnett) has a new, 5-song EP catchily titled M3LL155X, which is garnering respectable if not rhapsodic reviews. The title, by the way, is pronounced “Melissa.” Duh. It’s the name of the Twigs’ alter ego. Or maybe not. It’s complicated. In any event, to promote the freshly-released EP, the singer-songwriter has released an elaborately […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Spend 16 trippy, paint-splattered semi-NSFW minutes with FKA Twigs

British trip-hopper FKA Twigs (née Tahliah Debrett Barnett) has a new, 5-song EP catchily titled M3LL155X, which is garnering respectable if not rhapsodic reviews. The title, by the way, is pronounced “Melissa.” Duh. It’s the name of the Twigs’ alter ego. Or maybe not. It’s complicated. In any event, to promote the freshly-released EP, the singer-songwriter has released an elaborately […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Spend 16 trippy, paint-splattered semi-NSFW minutes with FKA Twigs

British trip-hopper FKA Twigs (née Tahliah Debrett Barnett) has a new, 5-song EP catchily titled M3LL155X, which is garnering respectable if not rhapsodic reviews. The title, by the way, is pronounced “Melissa.” Duh. It’s the name of the Twigs’ alter ego. Or maybe not. It’s complicated. In any event, to promote the freshly-released EP, the singer-songwriter has released an elaborately […]

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