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There Is a God, ‘Community’ Will Not Be Getting New Life at Hulu

You’re all welcome.

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A Man’s Guide to Not Dressing Like a Goon in Sweaty Summer Heat

It’s hot, but you don’t have to look like a bro at a music festival.

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Literally

“Humbled” Is the New “Literally”

“Humbled” literally used to mean the opposite of what it means.

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Ban This Thing

Ban Father’s Day (and All the Other Stupid Holidays, Too)

Sorry Dad.

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Advice

What Is the Appropriate Amount of Mankle?

If a man's gonna display his ankle, he has to do it right. Today The Cut published a post by Allison P. Davis extolling the v…

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Entertainment

Here’s How to Play the Ultimate National Spelling Bee Drinking Game

Alcohol. A-L-C-O-H-O-L. Tonight, the 87th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee will come to a reliably dramatic conclusi…

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Improve Your Taste With… Danny McBride

The star of Eastbound & Down on Stephen King, Mexican garage rock, and the videogame that makes him feel guilty. Danny McBride…

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Improve Your Taste With… Neon Indian

The up-and-coming electronic band on Bored to Death, great undiscovered disco tracks, and a set of cufflinks you can't wear in…

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Improve Your Taste With… Les Savy Fav

The charismatically bearded Tim Harrington on Cuban rum and Swedish textiles. Led by the charismatic and epically bearded frontman…

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Improve Your Taste With… Rachel Shukert

The memoirist and frequent Nerve contributor on Federico Fellini, "the world's most psychotic children's show," …

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Improve Your Taste With… Kyle MacLachlan

The Twin Peaks and Mao's Last Dancer actor on Cary Grant, Cabernet Sauvignon, and his irrational love for Puma tennis shoes. K…

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Improve Your Taste With… Fatih Akin

The director of Head On and Soul Kitchen on Moroccan singer-songwriters, thousand-page novels, and the only movie Marlon Brando ev…

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Improve Your Taste With… Rob Sheffield

The author of Love is a Mix Tape and Talking to Girls about Duran Duran on Christopher Marlowe, Erase Errata, and the continuing s…

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Improve Your Taste With… The Books

The famed folktronica duo on David Mamet, Philip Glass, and the lost art of picking blueberries. Ever since their debut album, Tho…

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Improve Your Taste With… Mark Ruffalo

The star of The Kids Are All Right on David Fincher, Best of the Left, and his favorite social networking sites. 
 Whether as Stan…

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Improve Your Taste With… Shari Springer Berman

The co-director of American Splendor and The Extra Man on con-man romance and space-age bachelor-pad music. In their early careers…

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Improve Your Taste With… Gary Shteyngart

The author of Super Sad True Love Story and Absurdistan on M.I.A., Romanian movies, and his favorite gender. It would be easy to r…

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Improve Your Taste With… Questlove

The Roots' drummer on MGMT, the genius of Pixar, and his favorite Paul Thomas Anderson movie. With a series of hit singles and…

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Improve Your Taste With… Ben Greenman

The New Yorker writer on Herman Melville, Eastbound & Down, and an actress he fears may be too young for him. Ben Greenman is …

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Improve Your Taste With… Talib Kweli

The esteemed MC on Gorillaz, City of God, and Christopher Nolan. Besides maintaining a successful solo career and logging more gue…

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