The 7 Must-Listen Songs for Autumn

From the very beginning, technology has attempted to predict the rhythms of our private and collective desires. When music streaming services rocketed into public favor at the tail end of the new millennium, they implemented “discovery” options that, in effect,...

The Queer Rights Movement Faces Down the Supreme Court

Earlier this week, under the wide steel-gray skies of Washington, DC, the streets encircling the US Supreme Court Building were animated by a rising tide of color and righteous fury. Protesters had gathered in a sea of doughy pink, electric blue, sunshine yellow, and...

When Photographs Turn the Real Into the Surreal

This past spring, on one of those LA nights where anything seems possible and the hours unzip with no concrete end, as if the night might actually go on forever, I ambled down Sunset Boulevard in a sticky hallucinogenic trance. Hours earlier I’d eaten a small corner...