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The 25 Best Punk Rock Love Songs

It’s hard to hold hands in a mosh pit, but we can try.

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The Nerve Mixtape With Wavves

Roy Orbison, Paul Simon, and, um, Vomit Pigs grace Wavves' romantic playlist.  Wavves are one of the groups at the forefr…

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What If Henry Rollins and Glenn Danzig Were Roommates… or More?

An interview with Henry & Glenn Forever co-creator Tom Neely, plus pages from the new comic. Henry & Glenn Forever is a co…

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Travis Mathews on Interior. Leather Bar, James Franco, and Cruising

"I’ve shot stuff that’s sexy, and I’m sure people have jerked off to it, but it’s honestly not someth…

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Sex Advice From Paul Giamatti

The rumpled Everyman on "actorcourse" at Yale drama school, Philip K. Dick, and being constantly described as "schl…

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10 Albums You Should Be Listening To In 2013

D'Angelo, you're on notice. Last year, writing this piece, I said I'd "gladly die in the Mayan apocalypse if I fi…

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Love Song Yearbook: Ten Songs That Shaped My Idea of Love

The young me learned a lot about love from Operation Ivy. The music we like when we're young shapes us in a lot of ways. It mi…

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Sex Advice From Alan Cumming

The puckish Scotsman on circumcision, the relative flexibility of muscle-bound men, and why X-Men 2 is the gayest film ever. Alan …

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The 25 Greatest Songs About Infidelity

We'll meet you at the dark end of the street. Obviously, we here at Nerve are pretty firmly on the "against" side of…

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Porn Stars Are Just Like Us (Except Happier)

A new study says female porn stars aren’t more damaged than the rest of us, and that’s upsetting a lot of long-held be…

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Sex Advice From Tony Hawk

Tony patiently explains to us that no, "Boom Boom Huck Jam" is not a sex move. Tony Hawk is the Michael Jordan of skateb…

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LILFs: Links I’d Like To…

A writer falls in love with her psychiatrist, Miles Davis jams with LCD Soundsystem, and Alex Ross gives us a history of gay right…

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Chris Brown and Rihanna Are History’s Greatest Monster

No, that's not hyperbole. Why do you ask? Chris Brown and Rihanna have been back in the news recently, and the pair's will…

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Sex Advice From Chris Hardwick

The Nerdist founder and stand-up comic on posture, porn stars, and the importance of nerd unity.  You may recognize Chris Har…

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LILFs: Links I’d Like To…

Em & Lo's Halloween Issue Cherished Nerve alumni Em & Lo's Halloween issue is packed with all kinds of 'ween-y…

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The 15 Best Divorce Albums of All Time

'Til 3x platinum do us part.  Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard is releasing his first solo album, Former Lives, toda…

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Five Albums You Should Be Listening To Right Now: CMJ Festival Edition

Five Albums You Should Be Listening To Right Now: CMJ Edition Who to scope out at New York's yearly indie-fest. This week, we&…

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Why Liking Ayn Rand Makes You A Terrible Lover

Shockingly, it has little to do with trains. Ayn Rand's been in the news again recently, thanks to Vice-Presidential nominee P…

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Eight Great Moments in Man-Hugging

Bring it in. There you go. Doesn't that feel better? Everybody's talking about Florida pizza shop owner Scott Van Duzer, a…

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11 Great Milestones in Televised Nudity

Won't somebody please think of the children?! The Parents Television Council has released their annual report about the state …

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