"Rods and Cones" and Perpetual Free-Falls: An Interview with Beth Lisick and Tara Jepsen


“What’s In Your Handbag?” Submission Rejects

What’s in your handbag, Freyja, Norse goddess of love, sexuality, beauty, fertility, gold, seiðr, war, and death? READ MORE

Mad Libs: Art House Cinema Edition

[Low impact exercise activity] in [Metropolis in a developing nation] READ MORE

Mad Libs: New York Times Real Estate Edition 

Inspired by the "The Hunt." READ MORE

A Shopping List From the 1897 Sears Roebuck Catalog

1. New school blouses for Walter and Alfred. $2.85 x 2 READ MORE

It Was Hard Out There in the '80s, Too

It's Monday, so you're probably slogging your way through a work day. After all, those burgers need flipping, the phone needs answering, and the law needs... legislating? Perhaps you're looking for a musical boost. Who could blame you? I'm here to give you some alternatives to the Lily Allen snoozer. As it turns out, the second-wavers had plenty to sing about how hard it was out there in the '80s. And as an added bonus, their hair was amazing. So let's minimize the Lily Allen and click on over to Donna Summer for an afternoon pick-me-up. READ MORE

A Conversation With Adrienne Truscott, a Performance Artist Doing a One-Woman Show About Rape

In my most feverish anxiety dreams, I'm at work facing a tribunal of scary bosses, not naked but totally bottomless, and somehow more-naked-than-naked as a result. For performance artist Adrienne Truscott, dreams like this are the stuff of inspiration. In her new solo show, "Adrienne Truscott's Asking for It! A one-lady rape about comedy starring her pussy...and little else!"  Truscott wears a cropped denim jacket, boots, a wig, and, well, not much else. READ MORE