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  1. back to school
    The Julien Baker Reading Guide to Her New Album Little OblivionsHow East of Eden, R.O. Kwon’s The Incendiaries, and critical theory connect to the singer-songwriter’s stunning third album.
  2. the good class
    Of Course The Good Place Got Its Own College SeminarAuditing The Good Class with guest lecturer Michael Schur (and 17 very lucky Notre Dame students).
  3. philosophy
    Kanye West is Writing a Philosophy Book“I’ve got a concept about photographs, and I’m on the fence about photographs.”
  4. cars 3
    7 Existential Quandaries Raised by the Cars SeriesWhere do baby cars come from?
  5. Norm Macdonald and the Art of the ContradictionProbably the greatest significance of Norm Macdonald’s new Netflix standup special Hitler’s Dog comes with the sparklingly succinct way […]
  6. jaden smith
    Jaden Smith, Heir to Galileo and Martin Luther, Is Writing a Philosophy Book“I feel like it’s an honor, actually, for people to think I’m crazy.”
  7. ‘The Big Lebowski’, Wittgenstein, and the Garbage Pile That Is Online […]Recently Slate tech writer David Aurbach wrote a fascinating column about how Ludwig Wittgenstein’s philosophy of language can account for much […]
  8. The Philosophy of Louis CKThe opening music to FX’s Louie starts off innocuously enough; in fact, it’s a verbatim rendition of a song called “Brother […]
  9. news reel
    Russell Simmons’s Crazy Koans