The trendy DIY teen hip-hop genre went from a goofy punch line to the preposterously lucrative engine driving a whole new golden age in the music biz. But, wow, is it messy.
?Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: The logos have gone from spaced-out to squished, Lego is a commodity and every brand wants to be inside the Instagram Egg.
"Small Soldiers"?pits two factions against each other in the most brutal war the world has ever known.
Beyond Video, a new nonprofit video store, seeks to replicate and revive a model devastated by streaming.
While many of the last quarter-century's films have awed, inspired and offered up iconic entries into the cultural canon, only some — and particularly, only a few individual moments — have genuinely influenced how future films were made.
"Music optimized for abandoned malls" has created a thriving community who think everything was better in the 1990s.
And why those failings are precisely the reason Oscar voters love it.
The controversial design reflects the evolution of fashion branding. But would it have killed Zara to add just a little more space between the letters?
I started noticing it a few years ago: Seemingly every young person on the internet was selling something.
The "Animals" star talks about her own hard-partying phase, how she found balance and self-love, the pilot she’s writing — and why she shaved off all of her hair.
Bertrand Russell's observation that "the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt" prefigured the scientific discovery of a cognitive bias — the Dunning–Kruger effect — that has been so resonant that it has penetrated popular culture.
For more than a half-century, Desposito's Seafood Restaurant has served the best boiled shrimp on the Wilmington River. Simple Southern fish shacks — food for coastal families, cooked and caught by coastal families — are disappearing throughout the region. And Desposito's may be soon to follow.
OG Ma's Unique Hype Collection is outfitting hypebeasts around the world.
On "Conan" last night, Steven Yeun talked about readying himself for his next child and what South Korean traditions he may or may not foster in his household.
The rise of alcohol-free bars asks if drinking's spontaneity can be separated from booze's loosening properties.
They take the swears we've known since childhood and combine them with phonetically pleasing non-swear words in new ways — ways that seem inventive and exciting for about one minute, until we realize that they are all basically the same.
Through a variety of quick throws and a complex running scheme, the Patriots have neutralized opposing pass rushes and kept the GOAT upright. Will that bring New England yet another Lombardi Trophy, or can Aaron Donald and Co. break through?
An epic encounter with hip-hop's original misfits.
Not only does it do little to improve physical fitness, but it also leads to truancy and other disciplinary problems.
With her debut album "Heard It in a Past Life," the 24-year-old NYU grad is making good on her once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and asserting herself as a bold young artist.
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