Writing

 

ARTS AND LIFESTYLE

Making art in communist Romania (Paris Review)

Roman Polanski Retrospective in Paris Draws Protests (New York Times)

Old Vic Inquiry on Kevin Spacey Finds 20 Reports of Misconduct (New York Times)

‘Great British Bake Off’ Winner Is Named (on Twitter) (New York Times)

Cereal out of a shoebox: New York's latest food trend (The Guardian)

All the Times in American History That Authorities Tried to Stop People From Dancing (VICE)

A festival of Romanian film wrestles with political instability back home, and emerges anew (POLITICO)

Let's move the Time Warp again: how a techno festival fell foul of New York's gentrification war (The Guardian)

A Timeline of Christopher Street, New York LGBTQ Nightlife's Most Storied Thoroughfare (VICE)

Leave our kids alone: parents of free-range children bemoan ‘land of snitches’ (The Guardian)

What Europe's 'night mayors' can teach New York (New York Times)

Pharrell Williams "takes a knee" as artists join anthem protest (New York Times)

Hip-hop takes on climate change: artists drive the beat for environmental justice (The Guardian)

The Grammys' Electronic Music Awards Came So Close to Being Great this Year—What Happened? (VICE)

The Little Known Story of Pulse, an Orlando Nightclub Founded on Love (VICE)

YOUTH CULTURE

Why Eminem’s ‘Till I Collapse’ Is a Huge Workout Favorite (New York Magazine)

How do we stop drug deaths at festivals? (VICE)

Exactly how addictive are party drugs? (The Debrief)

My brother died after taking ecstasy but I’m still campaigning to reopen fabric (VICE)

When drugs fuck you up forever (VICE)

Everything you ever wanted to know about microdosing (VICE)

Stop calling ecstasy-related deaths overdoses (VICE)

Are tattoo artists right to refuse to adorn necks and hands? (The Guardian)

GHB: An explainer on the most stigmatized club drug (VICE)

Here’s everything you need to know about ketamine (VICE)

What does it actually feel like to take DMT? (The Debrief)

How gender became the defining issue of the US election (The Debrief) 

Stop Confusing EDM With All Electronic Music, Already (VICE)

I Threw a Music Festival in My Backyard and My House Burned Down (VICE)

Bonobo’s New Album ‘Migration’ Is About How Bittersweet it is to Live Abroad (VICE)

An Ode to the Easter Bank Holiday, the Greatest Partying Weekend of the Year (VICE)

Did an Alleged Sexual Assault Shut Down This Beloved London Venue, or is City Planning to Blame? (VICE)

TECH

Can you treat anxiety with YouTube videos? (The Guardian)

Using social media to prevent suicide (The Atlantic)

The agony and ecstasy of building an online music business (New York Magazine)

Could this thermometer overtake the pill as our go-to contraception? (The Debrief)

Drug safety YouTubers face a quiet crisis at the mercy of algorithms (WIRED)

#MeToo Floods Social Media With Stories of Harassment and Assault (New York Times)

Digital love: how DJs are using apps to give EDM a second life (The Guardian)

PROFILES

Is It Classical, or Pop? Nils Frahm Is Worried, but Not About That (New York Times)

Still Making Art, and Sly Jokes, at Age 91 (New York Times)

I'm a rabbit girl': the woman accused of hoarding bunnies in Brooklyn (The Guardian)

Sex offenders registry may put man back in prison for offence committed as child (The Guardian)

'My belly is there, I'm still strong': Jessamyn Stanley on body-positive yoga (The Guardian)

The story of NYC's biggest music venue that almost never happened (VICE)

DOGS

Why you should adopt a senior dog this November (The Awl)

Science confirms: dogs understand us. But do we get them too? (The Guardian)