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12/11/19
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While we understand as well as anyone the arbitrariness of lists and of that period of time we call a year, it can be mildly useful to look back and assemble our (highly subjective) favorites as a way of remembering and marking said arbitrary amount of time, if only to say, Here’s something that happened while

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12/9/19
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The A.V. Club
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December 6 marked the 50th anniversary of the Altamont Speedway Free Festival, the day-long concert headlined by The Rolling Stones that turned into a disaster for everyone involved, onstage and off. The show was already captured on film for the 1970 documentary Gimme Shelter (and writer Saul Austerlitz dropped a book

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11/27/19
3:00 AM
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Dan Savage
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I’m a heterosexual cis woman in a monogamous marriage. My husband and I have always struggled to connect sexually, mostly because he has extreme anxiety that makes doing anything new or different difficult. He’s been in therapy since before I met him, but it doesn’t seem to be helping much. His anxiety has caused him

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