Photos: what Hurricane Florence’s destruction looks like on the ground
The remnants of Hurricane Florence are finally exiting the Carolinas. The region has been deluged by historic amounts of rainfall — best measured in feet in many locations — and floodwaters along rivers inland are still rising. Wilmington, North Carolina, saw nearly 27 inches of rain. Other locations saw more than 30. Sand dunes disappeared…
9 great movie performances to watch for this fall
The onset of fall means, as it does every year, that film critics and awards prognosticators are once again tossing around the phrase “Oscar-worthy performance.” Not every great movie performance is really worthy of an Oscar, of course — and there are only 20 nomination slots available for acting at Hollywood’s biggest awards. But great…
The sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, explained
Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination could be in jeopardy. While Kavanaugh’s ascent to the high court seemed virtually assured early last week, an allegation of sexual assault now threatens to derail his confirmation — although Republicans and Democrats appear split on how to handle it. Christine Blasey Ford, a Palo Alto University professor of clinical…
Millennials Tell Us What They Love About Millennials
This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. If you’re between the ages of Kylie Jenner, 21, and Kim Jong-un, 35, congratulations, you are a millennial. You entered adulthood in the 21st century, and if you’re doing things right, you own at least three succulents, are overly fond of the word “actually,” and have a self-proclaimed…
We Asked a Minister How to Deal with the Pointlessness of Life
"How to Exist OK" is a column that attempts to figure out how to exist OK. In it, writer, artist, and existential Humpty Dumpty Gideon Jacobs sits down with a sage of some sort—monks, ministers, theologians, psychologists, philosophers, bartenders, centenarians, and more—and asks them how to survive being human, how to navigate the world while…