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  1. After Almonte: Sports and the Age Fraud Menace

    Katie Baker

    The Danny Almonte story was one of the splashier examples of age fabrication, with its media-ready blend of immigration, youth exploitation, a perfect baseball game, and, oh yeah, New York City. But for as long as organized sports have set constraint...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  2. This Is Their Youth

    Amos Barshad

    For nearly 20 years, This Is Our Youth has been a beacon for beautiful young people looking to show and prove. Kenneth Lonergan's play, a scuffed-up three-hander about destructively coddled uptown rich kids in Reagan '80s New York fumbling ...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  3. A Conversation With Neil deGrasse Tyson About 'Cosmos,'...

    Rembert Browne

    This morning, I sat in a coffee shop in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood questioning the decision to wear the youth XL NASA polo I acquired upon visiting the National Space Hall of Fame last summer in Alamogordo, New Mexico...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  4. The 30: Youth, Movement

    Jonah Keri

    Saturday provided quite a glimpse into baseball's future. Toronto's Marcus Stroman was the first kid to make a splash. The 23-year-old rookie was electric against the Royals in his first MLB start, yielding just one run on five hits over s...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  5. Driven by Youth, Pittsburgh Aims to Best the Regression Beast

    Jonah Keri

    With one out in the top of the 10th inning of Monday's season opener, the Pittsburgh Pirates found themselves knotted in a scoreless tie with the Cubs. Chicago speedster Emilio Bonifacio took an aggressive lead, and Pittsburgh righ...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  6. Why Sara Bareilles Can Win Album of the Year, and Two More Grammy...

    Steven Hyden

    When attempting to predict the future winner of a Grammy award, it is vital that logic-logic be set aside in favor of Grammy-logic. Here are the tenets of Grammy-logic: Concepts such as "cultural relevance" and "youth music" do not exist. The most da...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  7. November Book Recommendations: Monsters, The Isle of Youth, Anyth...

    Kevin Nguyen

    Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football by Rich Cohen I'm often asked why I don't recommend sports books. I actually read quite a few of them; it's just rare I find one I like. Generally speaking, a lot of sports books are ...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  8. Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive Finally Gives Alt-Rock Vamp...

    Emily Yoshida

    When I saw Sonic Youth live a few years ago (pre–Gordon Moore flameout), I distinctly remember my friend and I shouting to each other multiple times throughout their set "They are vampires [hesitant question mark?]." "They have to be vampires."...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  9. Applesauce and Solitaire: Doing Old People Stuff With Danny Brown...

    Amos Barshad

    The idea was simple enough. Danny Brown — the 32-year-old drug-guzzling Detroit MC who has made some of the rawest, oddest, and best rap music of the last few years — has a new album. It's called Old. So let's do stuff that old people do....

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  10. Lorde's Pure Heroine Is a Pop Music Fountain of Youth

    Emily Yoshida

    Pure Heroine, the debut album released today by New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde, opens with "Tennis Court," a track previously released as a single earlier this summer. The song, a murkily winsome, ever-so-slightly chopped ballad, ruminates rathe...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  11. Jonah Keri ranks the MLB teams

    Jonah Keri

    The Oakland A's have made a bunch of smart roster moves, but their grip on first place has been done in by their young starters.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  12. Afternoon Links: The Gender-Flipped 'Blurred Lines' Video Arrives...

    Tess Lynch

    Though it may not have topped "Get Lucky" in the chart domination category, "Blurred Lines" has gone into total meme takeover mode this week. Perhaps you'd like to sully the memories of your youth with "Blurring Pains," the Growing Pains–"Blurr...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  13. Watch a 19-Year-Old Patton Oswalt's First Paid Acting Gig

    Mark Lisanti

    How much did Star Wars–filibustering comedy superstar Patton Oswalt get paid for his first acting gig? Three hundred (presumably American) dollars. And what was it? An educational video about student loans, because of course it was, that's alwa...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  14. Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' Reviewed

    Steven Hyden

    With Magna Carta ... Holy Grail, Jay-Z drags hip-hop into its post-youth period.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2013
  15. Jonah Keri ranks the MLB teams

    Jonah Keri

    No one expected much from the Padres, but a series of injuries has allowed a youth movement to make some noise out west.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  16. Afternoon Links: Paris Jackson, Bobbi Kristina, and Bruce Jenner'...

    Tess Lynch

    It's been a pretty sad day for our treasured youth. Paris Jackson was taken to the hospital following a reported suicide attempt that may have stemmed from being denied the honor of attending a Marilyn Manson concert; meanwhile, Bobbi Kristina Brown ...

    Blog | June 05, 2013