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So, Mr. Dylan, What Did You Do This Year?

Many were surprised when Bob Dylan took home the Nobel Prize for Literature in October. Some authors took it in stride via the Twittersphere. (Salman Rushdie: “Dylan is the brilliant inheritor of the bardic tradition.”) Some did not. (Irvine Welsh: “an ill conceived nostalgia award

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Brian Brushwood Conquers YouTube One Show at a Time

Brian Brushwood wears many hats — comedian, magician, podcast host, author — so it goes to follow that when he decided to take his many talents to YouTube, he wouldn’t come up with one single show. In fact, to date he’s launched well over a

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What Kind of App Would a Triathlete Devise?

If you’re looking for a new fitness app, wouldn’t it make sense to find out who’s behind it? Saurabh Aggarwal, the co-founder for Fitso, for example, is a triathlete who generally works out twice in a day. (Mornings are all about running, cycling or swimming;

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“American Gods”: Gaiman’s Epic Gets the STARZ Treatment

Do you believe in God? If so, which one? Humanity has worshiped countless deities over the years, ever since primitive man first tried to explain away the thunder. In Neil Gaiman’s blockbuster novel American Gods (2000), the author wondered what if all those gods were real,

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Chefs With Issues and One Writer Who Cares

Kat Kinsman‘s middle name might be “Compassion.” When she isn’t arguing about pie versus cake at the Southern Foodways Alliance Symposium or getting nominated for a James Beard Award for Best TV Segment, Extra Crispy‘s thoughtful Senior Editor has been creating a safe space for