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French Montana: Homecoming

thefader.com — Outside Casablanca's Mohammad V airport, there are dusty palm trees and low bushes prickly with violet flowers. Vapor from the nearby Atlantic Ocean spreads out in a haze across the sky, diffusing the morning sun to a glare. It's Ramadan, and the city is asleep.

Fear and Self-Loathing in Las Vegas

reprints.longform.org — Plus Las Vegas is an awful place-particularly so in high summer, when hackers converge on it for their annual conference, DEFCON, and the heat is powerful overhead. The city's overpowering forces of boredom bear down.

Why Are They (Armed) "Patriots" in Nevada But (Unarmed) Rioters in Ferguson?

gq.com — Photo: (from left) AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jason Bean; Scott Olson/Getty Images The first person I met in Bunkerville, Nevada, this past April, was a guy I really liked named Marky. He had his own business down in San Antonio, he told me, where he'd gotten remarried and had a few more kids.

SNL's Vanessa Bayer Roasts United Nations

pitchfork.com — SNL's Vanessa Bayer has been offering fake advice to several artists lately ( Drake, TV on the Radio, Interpol, Haim, and others). Over the weekend, she was on hand for a roast of United Nations before their sold out set at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn.

Cliven Bundy's War: Inside the Rancher's Independent Sovereign Republic

gq.com — People came by car, bus, horse, bread truck. And basically all of them had flags. Photo: Jason Bean/Las Vegas Review-Journal/AP Photo I. Warning: The Latrines Are Kinda Full It's April in the Nevada desert, not even 11 A.M., and the heat is already physical, like something you could lean on.

Cliven Bundy's War: Inside the Rancher's Independent Sovereign Republic

gq.com — People came by car, bus, horse, bread truck. And basically all of them had flags. Photo: Jason Bean/Las Vegas Review-Journal/AP Photo I. Warning: The Latrines Are Kinda Full It's April in the Nevada desert, not even 11 A.M., and the heat is already physical, like something you could lean on.

Woody Allen Joins John Turturro in ‘Fading Gigolo’

nytimes.com — Ask John Turturro about his newest project, " Fading Gigolo," and he will excitedly tell you about the streetwalker films, like " The Life of Oharu" or " Midnight Cowboy," that helped inspire the idea; the Isaac Bashevis Singer short stories that helped him settle on a tone for the script; and the filmmakers, like Michael Cimino, Spike Lee and the Coen brothers, who helped him develop his own directorial style.

An Inside Look at Buzzfeed's Viral-Animal "Beastmasters"

gq.com — I. Among The Beastmasters There are simply too many cute animals, so the Beastmasters are trying to cull the herd. Jack Shepherd, the original Beastmaster, sits at a computer monitor working on a post titled "The 50 Cutest Things That Happened This Year," pausing at each cute thing to gauge the reactions of the three women circled behind him.

An Inside Look at Buzzfeed's Viral-Animal "Beastmasters"

gq.com — I. Among The Beastmasters There are simply too many cute animals, so the Beastmasters are trying to cull the herd. Jack Shepherd, the original Beastmaster, sits at a computer monitor working on a post titled "The 50 Cutest Things That Happened This Year," pausing at each cute thing to gauge the reactions of the three women circled behind him.

The Making of Azealia Banks

spin.com — The year's most exciting rising star is a bawdy, self-styled 21-year-old rapper who wants nothing to do with rap, whose viral breakout hit is an ode to a city she's left for good, and whose brazen ambition may be more than the music industry knows what to do with
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Oct 23, 2014

Profiled William Gibson, tall man and reluctant predictor of some very scary futures: gq.com/entertainment/…

Oct 14, 2014

Wrote about the Beastie Boys, the only fashion icons I ever had: gq.com/style/guide/20…

Sep 22, 2014

Blake Griffin, the most honest--and decent--dude in sports. My q&a: gq.com/entertainment/…

Sep 18, 2014

Julian Casablancas still has a lot to say. He's just not sure exactly what: gq.com/entertainment/…

Aug 27, 2014

"Fear and Self-Loathing in Las Vegas," still arguably my most preposterous thing, lives again thanks to @longform: long.fm/1vSs337

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