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DEAR READER: NOT-INDOORS CAN BE F-CKING EXHILARATING

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See, in the South, we don’t have “summer” the way it’s understood here—we have “outside.” And outside is pretty much just a couple lazy riffs on the same power chord of warm. Sometimes it’s nice, sometimes it’s not-so-nice, but it’s never surprising.

It’s just there, like seersucker and diabetes. Continue reading

DEEMABLE TECH: MY KINDLE IS TOAST

That Kindle is toast. Ouch. That hurts so much Mark Twain has to cover his eyes.

Q: My kid stepped on my Kindle, and now half of the screen is completely destroyed. Have I lost all of the books I bought? Is there any chance that Amazon will replace it?

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50 REASONS MASSHOLES DIDN’T VOTE TODAY

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We’re pretty sure you didn’t vote today. We know that because of exit polls, statistics, and other nonsense that you probably care nil about, or at least paid no attention to. We don’t resent you though. Obviously, you had a damn good reason for neglecting your civic responsibility. Here are the most reasonable copouts that we’ve heard and imagined all day:
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FREE RADICAL: THE SECURITY-FREEDOM PRICE INDEX

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Allowing the government to listen is like showing all your cards—you’re giving them the upper hand, all the time. Continue reading

YOUR SHAMELESS WEEKLY HOROSCOPES: JUNE 24 – JULY 1, 2013

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Crabs are aging! Scales are turning blue! Water Pitchers are floating in Moon milk!!! This week the cosmic mouth opens wide with the purple haze of a Jimi song: “Excuse me, while I kiss the sky.”

Ever-changing and utterly shameless, planetary energy invokes and compels us, awakens and deters us, and sometimes smacks us right on the ass. Continue reading

ALLSTON RAT CITY: BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE ALLSTON

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The levity this was treated with is unfortunate, but again no one is surprised by stories they hear about Allston on weekend nights. Every weekend you can expect to see tweets about fights outside of TITS or people screaming in the night. Continue reading

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