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Ten Years in Your Ears
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By Clicking on This Article, You Agree to …Does it matter that we don’t read the inscrutable license agreements we encounter on the Web?
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This Little Space in BetweenBoyhood reveals what Richard Linklater’s true subject has been all along.
TNR’s Raucous Wake Staff changes at the venerable magazine expose the fault lines of modern journalism.
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“It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion”An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
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Tale of the Tape My family wants to screen an old home movie of them being horrible to me at Christmas.
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