Tag Archives: culture

Big Ideas Gets a Bit Bigger

We’ve got a special place for people aspiring to make the world better: it’s called Big Ideas. This category, which debuted last year, celebrates innovation and the visionaries driving it. Their quests are as diverse as beating cancer, solving poverty, … Continue reading

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Brain Pickings Gets Made for Flipboard

Maria Popova is one of the Internet’s finest hunter-gatherers. Powered by a curious mind and a deep appreciation for creativity, Popova’s Brain Pickings covers anything and everything that could be classified under “interestingness”—in other words, fascinating stuff that makes you … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being Hip—NYLON Guys Is Here to Help

The culture magazine NYLON Guys makes it clear that it’s “not for girls.” It says so on their logo, centered in the “O” of the title, which is bold, loud and eye-catching just like the magazine. NYLON Guys is the … Continue reading

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Hello! It’s Mr. Moviefone on Flipboard

Back in the day, before you could purchase movie tickets or search for listings online, there was one familiar voice that always had you covered: “Hello, and welcome to Moviefone.” The film-listing phone service was voiced by movie critic and … Continue reading

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Feeding the Hypebeast, on Flipboard

Some people wait in line for phones; others might camp the night for holiday deals or video game releases. For Kevin Ma, the founder of the fashion-forward blog Hypebeast, it was sneakers. Only, it was difficult to find out when … Continue reading

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The A.V. Club’s Cultural Commentary Comes to Flipboard

The A.V. Club, The Onion’s off-shoot for media criticism, is the only place at The Onion where there are no jokes. It was launched on paper in 1995 by then-editor Stephen Thompson (who remains famous in Onion lore for coaching … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Paper Magazine Founder David Hershkovits

When David Hershkovits founded Paper Magazine with Kim Hastreiter in 1984, it was, literally, a piece of paper. The poster-sized foldout has had incredible staying power, notching nearly 30 years of music, arts, culture, fashion, design and nightlife coverage. Unassuming … Continue reading

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Party On! Paper Magazine Gets Made for Flipboard

I was a good girl growing up in 1980s New York City. Paper Magazine found me on one of my many sojourns to Tower Records, and let me peer into the world that went on long after my homework was … Continue reading

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