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Julia Stone Is Listening to Leonard Cohen, Rosalía, and Alanis Morissette
April 30, 2021
The Australian musician and alum of Angus & Julia Stone on the musicians who shaped her.
Sydnee Washington and Nicole Byer on Zoom Dates, Indoor Dining, and Day Drinking
March 10, 2021
The podcasters and comedians weigh in on a bunch of topics chosen at semi-random.
what she said
The Unapologetically Punk Girls of Deanna Templeton’s Photography
March 4, 2021
The photographer takes us inside “What She Said,” her most personal work to date.
“What the Hell Happened?”: The ‘Search Party’ Cast Reunites to Talk About Lying, Crying, and That Ending
February 3, 2021
Alia Shawkat, John Early, John Reynolds, and Meredith Hagner of the HBO Max comedy “Search Party” discuss everything from breast milk to chasing Susan Sarandon around a roundabout. (Spoilers ahead.)
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Arlo Parks Is Listening to Frank Ocean, Funkadelic, and Music for Plants
January 26, 2021
Ahead of her debut album, “Collapsed in Sunbeams,” the ethereal singer tells us what’s on her playlist.
Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany Test Their Real-Life Chemistry
January 20, 2021
The onscreen couple of Marvel’s new series “WandaVision” catch up in quarantine, talk politics, and play a round of The Newlywed Game.
Another Round Is a Beautiful Look at the Bottom of the Bottle
December 22, 2020
Thomas Vinterberg’s film about a bunch of drunken middle-aged men is an existential marvel.
Jane Birkin on Her Regrets, Romances, and Renewed Sense of Self
December 15, 2020
To mark the release of her latest album, the iconic performer reflects on a roller-coaster life.
all that glitters
Jesse Rutherford’s Tips to Maintaining Your Shine
December 9, 2020
Chip Chrome, the alter-ego of The Neighbourhood frontman, offers a lesson in all that glitters.
we went there
Transcending Transience: This Year’s Met Costume Institute Exhibit Is Both of Its Time and Entirely Outside It
November 12, 2020
“About Time: Fashion and Duration” brings a new, 2020-inflected meaning to “everything old is new again.”
Alex Olson Tells Dan Colen How Wabi-Sabi Inspired His Photos of L.A. Shopping Carts
November 11, 2020
The skateboarder’s debut photo book, “RED,” explores transience, privacy, and the notion of home.
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Sasha Sloan Is Listening to Brandi Carlile, Smash Mouth, and the Entire Shrek Album
October 23, 2020
The alt-pop singer-songwriter on leaving California, loving karaoke, and staying her own worst enemy.
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Gus Dapperton is Listening to Arcade Fire, Elvis, and Willy Wonka
September 30, 2020
On his new album “Orca,” the bedroom pop phenom Gus Dapperton takes notes from everywhere—from Bangkok to the chocolate factory.
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Rebecca Traister Finds Hope In the Mixed-Up-ness of Humanity
September 21, 2020
The author and ‘New York’ writer on righteous rage, stubborn denialism, and the joys of a perfect pie crust.
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“Chickens Came Home to Roost”: Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello on the World As We Know It
September 1, 2020
The legendary guitarist and activist discusses free speech, bottom-up change, and shutting down the New York Stock Exchange.
Gillian Jacobs and Kris Rey Go Back to School
August 24, 2020
The director and star of “I Used to Go Here” discuss vulnerability, biological clocks, and the South by Southwest that wasn’t.
Into: Downtown Is for Stoop Kids Everywhere
August 4, 2020
For stoop kids afraid to leave the stoop, the criminally underrated ’90s MTV cartoon is all on YouTube.
Leon Neyfakh Takes On This Turning Point in American History
July 27, 2020
The “Fiasco” podcaster has made a career of our nation’s most tumultuous tides. Who better to consult for some much-needed guidance?
Joel McHale and Ken Jeong Look for Light in the Darkest Timeline
July 15, 2020
The “Community” co-stars take a teary-eyed trip down memory lane.
Ric Wilson Is Listening to Stevie Wonder, Big Freedia, and Everything “Very, Very Black”
July 6, 2020
The Chicago rapper’s latest track, “Fight Like Ida B. & Marsha P.” is a history lesson coated in a honey-thick beat.