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American Juggalo

An excerpt from Kent Russell’s “I Am Sorry To Think I Have Raised a Timid Son”


When the hip-hop label Psychopathic Records released its seventeen-minute trailer for the eleventh annual Gathering of the Juggalos, a four-day music festival, five people I knew sent me links to it. I suppose that for them it was a snarker’s Holy Grail: everyone…


American Juggalo

An excerpt from Kent Russell’s “I Am Sorry To Think I Have Raised a Timid Son”


When the hip-hop label Psychopathic Records released its seventeen-minute trailer for the eleventh annual Gathering of the Juggalos, a four-day music festival, five people I knew sent me links to it. I suppose that for them it was a snarker’s Holy Grail: everyone…


Preserving Expert Kevin West on Cookbooks and Agrodolce Spring Onions

The following is an excerpt from Kevin West’s Saving the Season, out now from Alfred A. Knopf.


Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food

The following is an excerpt from Raymond Sokolov’s “Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food,” out from Alfred…