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The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 03.27.12

by Sam Ross-Brown

This week's Crockpot is on social media, linguistic urban legends, and what happened when NOAA tried to document all those heat wave records from the Midwest...


The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 03.23.12

by Sam Ross-Brown

This link collection includes evolution and politics, the Easter Bunny, and awesome Bonsai trees...


Film Review: Better This World

By Keith Goetzman

A new documentary looks at the violence and repression surrounding the 2008 RNC, through the eyes of two activists accused of “domestic terrorism.”


Film Review: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

By Anthony Kaufman

A new documentary on Pruitt-Igoe, one of the most infamous housing projects in U.S. history, explores the institutional racism behind American public housing.


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Film Review: The Loneliest Planet

By Anthony Kaufman

The Loneliest Planet, Julia Loktev’s new art film rich in breathtaking landscapes, explores a young couple’s journey through the Caucasus Mountains.


The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 03.13.12

by Will Wlizlo

This link collection includes lab coats, a French cemetery, and the first trans-global automobile race...


The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 03.06.12

by Staff

This week’s link collection includes spooky brainwaves, Las Vegas sprawl, and radioactive chandeliers...


Free Content Isn't Free

by Sam Ross-Brown

Just a few years after the London Times and New York Newsday lost big on experiments with digital subscriptions, paywalls are going up again, bringing issues of practicality and ethics in journalism once again to the forefront.