WIRED25: Ghetto Gastro Sees Food as a Weapon

The tenets of Ghetto Gastro are as follows: Be the catalyst. Empower the community. And “vibes.” For Jon Gray, one-third of the Bronx food collective, it’s simple: “We’re storytellers. We use food and experiences around food history to tell stories about culture and...

The Transgressive, Progressive Utopia of Summer Television

Dollar bills ripple through the air like confetti as Shawty Lo’s propulsive club anthem “Dunn Dunn” blasts from the speakers. Women dance around the room, bathed in purple lighting. It’s another night at the Pynk, one of Mississippi’s hottest strip joints, and there’s...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wields Brevity as a Superpower

On the internet, the lingua franca of millennials and Gen Z is brevity. Enclosed by lean timeframes or stubborn character limits, young people have distilled a kind of superhuman power: the ability to make and do more with less. Several of the most transformative...