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The Unlikely Story of How INXS Came to Rule the Late ’80s With ‘Kick’

By |October 19th, 2017|

As Chris Murphy, the longtime ­manager of INXS, remembers it, “I really thought I was fucked.” […]

Is My Kid Too Damn Cute for His Own Good?

By |October 18th, 2017|

My son Charlie is so cute people give him free stuff. Yeah, it’s awesome for both of us. But will it end up making him a terrible person? […]

You Had to Be a Little Insane to Be a Surgeon in the 1800s

By |October 17th, 2017|

Back then surgery was nothing but rivers of pus and filth and it’s a miracle the human race survived. […]

I Waged a War Against My Son’s Crappy Music and (Kinda) Won

By |October 5th, 2017|

To make it happen, I sought advice from a Harvard psychologist and Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy. […]

“The Loud House” Makes My Son Feel Like Part of a Big, Weird Family

By |September 13th, 2017|

My six-year-old is an only-child. But when watching “The Loud House”, he’s got ten sisters. […]

The Changing Tune of Protest Music

By |September 7th, 2017|

In the age of Twitter and Trump, can a politically charged song still make a difference? […]

Why ‘Astroblast’ Is the Kids’ Show I Kept Watching Even When My Son Stopped

By |September 5th, 2017|

There’s never been a better show about what’s it like to be alive in 2017 than a cartoon about animals in space created for kids that was canceled two years ago. […]

I Learned How to Be a Better Father By Going to Doom Metal Shows

By |August 29th, 2017|

Sometimes the best parenting advice comes from watching some middle-aged guys in leather scream about Satan. […]

33 Things That Have Become Obsolete Since 2000

By |August 13th, 2017|

When we think of how far we’ve come since the year 2000, it’s easy to focus on what we’ve gained. […]

If Happiness Is Paying Others to Do Your Dirty Work, Why Am I Still So Miserable?

By |August 5th, 2017|

We’d all be so much happier and less stressed out if we just had our own private butlers. […]

Are You Experienced?

By |July 28th, 2017|

Getting Weird in Detroit With the Help of Airbnb Experiences […]

This Company Is Making Chocolate Bars Out of Algae

By |July 21st, 2017|

Could bars like these be the future of food? […]

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