New York Magazine

'THEY CHOSE FOX NEWS OVER ME'

A loved one seemed to have changed over time. Maybe that person was already somewhat conservative to start. But at one point or another, they sat down in front of Fox News, found some kind of deep, addictive comfort in the anger and paranoia, and became a different person.
WATER IS WET; THE NRA SUCKS ASS

In the US today, a man convicted of physically abusing his spouse, ex-spouse, live-in lover, or co-parent does not have the right to own a firearm. A man convicted of assaulting his casual dating partner — or stalking him or her, after they break up — however, can carry on owning as many AR-15s as his heart desires. (The same, of course, holds for abusers of all genders). Congressional Democrats want to change that. And not without reason.
BREAKING DOWN THE 'BREAK THEM UP' IDEA

It's an aggressive proposal, to say the least, and the first of its kind in the presidential race. Max Read and Brian Feldman, two of Intelligencer's technology writers, read through the proposal and detailed their reactions to some of its more interesting ideas.
WORTH A TOUR IF THE TRAINS ARE RUNNING

The story starts with Walt Whitman's depictions of gay cruising in "Leaves of Grass," likely the first in American letters, and continues through to the queering of Sands Street between the World Wars and the demolition of landmarks of gay life during Robert Moses's construction of the BQE in the early '60s.
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