Reading: Movies & Your Brain, Beyoncé vs. Sofia, Don’t Call Me “Bro,” Escher Girls, The Simpsons’ Legacy & more
Also: The story behind a new HTML tag, Facebook damages public discourse, developing virtue, and leaked nude celebrity pics.
Download Earwig’s Discography for Free
Listen to the seeds of what groups like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Gang Gang Dance, and HTRK would be doing two decades later.
Aphex Blimp Day
What Made Guardians of the Galaxy So Darn Good?
15 Years of Opus
Reflections on Opus’ first 15 years, plus a reading list of some of Opus’ best articles, reviews, and interviews to date.
A Cry for Help From Iraq
The world is very far from being a safe and just place.
Reading: Weird Al’s Halftime Show, Facebook & OKCupid, Terminator Spoilers, Shoegaze Revival & More
Also: Nobody likes Richard Dawkins, dealing with Gungor’s doubts, and C.S. Lewis’ importance.