Melissa Mogollón on “Oye”

By Geraldo Cadava

“There is a fixation on our self worth that is really tied to our physical body. … I [wrote] the extreme, the product of what that does to your psyche.”

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Rock 'n' Roll

The Last Rock Star?

By Ivan Kreilkamp

The most vivid passages of Born to Run recall a childhood that the author seems to have recognized as lost to him almost as soon as he could form a memory of it. Bruce Springsteen grew up “pretty …

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Karen Carpenter’s Afterlives

By Oscar Tantoco Serquiña Jr.

Everyone knows that feeling when a song—written by someone else in some other place or time—sees you so completely in the present. But how does that happen?

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Kill Your Idols

By Josh Schneiderman

In April of 1966, Andy Warhol held the first of his now infamous Exploding Plastic Inevitable events at the Polski Dom Narodowy on St. Mark’s Place. A healthy buzz had already developed in the ...

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