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Jesus, Nevermind is 20 years old. You may be tired of listening to the story about how Nirvana killed hair metal but it was completely true in my case. I still remember the first time I heard Teen Spirit on the radio, thinking “holy shit, who is this?” It was an instant wake-up call for all the little quinceañero trend whores like me. I never bought another Skid Row record after that.
Adam Sternbergh on how modern comedy films don’t have actual jokes: What these auteurs [Todd Phillips and Judd Apatow] truly have in common, though, is that they have systematically boiled away many of the pleasures previously associated with comedy — first among these, jokes themselves — and replaced them with a different kind of lure: the appeal of spending two hours hanging out with a...