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If you’ve spent any time since Wednesday doomscrolling through Twitter or punishing yourself with CNN footage, you’ve seen the disastrous confrontations and disturbingly friendly-looking interactions between the Capitol rioters and law enforcement. So far, the storming of the Capitol has resulted in 5 deaths, including one officer. What the hell happened? To find out, GQ
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Society’s most loathsome ideas are sometimes best confronted by the unlikeliest of cultural critics. Just look at Viagra Boys, a Stockholm-based punk-rock outfit whose very name is a parody of hypermasculinity and raging alpha males’ frequent inability to perform. But their musical performances—on record and especially onstage—are nothing if not potent. The spiritual descendants of
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After a long game of chicken with the coronavirus, Christopher Nolan’s Tenet finally hit US theaters in August. You probably didn’t see it then. On December 15th, it hit on demand services, but if you watched it then, you probably didn’t understand it. And even if you rewatched it, which you absolutely have to do
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This afternoon, as Congress counted electoral votes to confirm Joe Biden’s victory, a mob of Trump supporters who had traveled to Washington at the behest of the President attacked police outside the Capitol and forced their way inside the building. Senators and members of Congress were locked inside their respective chambers; security escorted Vice-President Mike
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On the same song, he imagines his grave––“either unmarked or engraved, hey, who’s to say?”––and muses about going “back where my brother went.” Dumile’s last verse on the album is a tear-jerking remembrance of the prayers and expensive leather-goods purchases the pair made together. “I keep a flick of you with the machete sword in
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Judging by the number of readers who came through, all the fathers, brothers, boyfriends, buddies and more received some solid presents this year. Courtesy of Jordan / Gabe Conte By Yang-Yi Goh, Sam Schube From the stone-cold classic to the low-key underrated to the…well, less-than-GOAT, we ranked the greatest basketball sneaker line in history. Shirt,
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“Once he got on set, I was so blown away by what a funny and skilled and precise comic actor he is,” Wigfield said. “I kept texting other showrunners, like, ‘Mario Lopez is Will Ferrell.’” It’s hard not to be thoroughly charmed by Lopez, which of course is his trade — the commensurate host, at
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“The Sopranos like everyone else. It’s perfect TV. RIP James Gandolfini the Gawd” – The Kid Mero “The Sopranos gets funnier the more I rewatch it. The episode where Christopher and Paulie get lost in the snow is so funny you forget they were there to murder someone” – Andrew Kuo (artist) “I did The
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