Wallace Richard Mills’ Memos of Repetition

Tequila, art, and what it all means, man.

Spirits, Dead Kids, and Things That Go Bump in Edward Gorey’s Night

On the artist’s elegant-goth style, his wide-ranging influence, and his non-existent love life.

A Primer on Paul McCartney’s Complicated History with—and Triumphant Return to—Japan

In 1966, The Beatles weren’t greeted with the usual pandemonium in Tokyo—and since that time McCartney hasn’t exactly had a smooth relationship with the Japanese authorities himself. But Paul, ever the professional, has never been one to hold a grudge.  

Dear Charlene: “My Mom Wants to Do Everything with Me”

Every month, writer and actor Charlene deGuzman answers your questions about love, loss, and loneliness.

Beastie Boys Get an A for Their Book Report

The “Beastie Boys Book: Live & Direct” tour was a funny, moving, and irreverent spectacle—all soundtracked by breakbeats and scratches.

Roy Wood Jr. Is Writing Jokes for Everyone

The “Daily Show” correspondent has been touring the country and telling political jokes—but not just for “Daily Show” crowds.

A Visit to Wayne Kramer’s America

Fifty years after the MC5 played the Democratic National Convention, hoping to jumpstart a new era, things don’t look much different in the USA. But Wayne Kramer knows that it’s still on us—and him—to change.

Announcing FLOOD 9, featuring Paul Dano, Wu-Tang Clan, M.I.A., and Tenacious D

Our biggest print edition yet features four cover stories across two collectible versions, as well as stories on John Carpenter, Spiritualized, Dawoud Bey, boygenius, Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma, and much more.

Colluding with Rob Rogers and Tenacious D’s Jack Black and Kyle Gass

Our FLOOD 9 cover conversation between ex–Pittsburgh Post-Gazette political cartoonist and an irreverent rock duo.

FLOOD: The WORLDZ Issue

Conversations with five cultural influencers and corporate executives who’ll be attending WORLDZ 2018.

PLAYLIST: Advance Base Presents Songs About Animal Companionship

Owen Ashworth doesn’t wanna be your dog, but he wouldn’t mind hearing the song you wrote about your pet.

In Conversation: Michael Azerrad on How Breaking Laws Makes for Better Music Journalism

The “Our Band Could Be Your Life” writer has a new book, “Rock Critic Law,” which lays out 101 of the tropes that lazy music writers can’t seem to help but fall back on over and over. But he isn’t mad—he’s just trying to make writers better. 

Eat to the Beat: How Instagram-Ready Food Goes from Farm to Festival

We got the scoop on this summer’s hottest festival fare straight from the events’ food curators.

There Can Only Be One

Aesop Rock or A$AP Rocky? “The Prestige” (2006) or “The Illusionist” (2006)? Ugh. I can’t put up with this anymore: There can only be one.

Mad Mike’s Guide to Glamping Your Van

The “Pimp My Ride” vet is here to show you how to make the most of your music festival road trip. 

Dear Charlene: “No One Ever Likes Me Back”

Every month, writer and actor Charlene deGuzman answers your questions about love, loss, and loneliness.

Jessie and Katey’s Art of Noise

Inside the world of the Lollapalooza poster artists.

Her Story Is Ours: Hannah Gadsby’s “Nanette” Is a Performance to Push Us Forward

The Netflix special is already a comedy hit—but it has a dramatic turn.

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