The North American Maximalism of Gigi Hadid and Drake’s Home Design

The North American Maximalism of Gigi Hadid and Drake’s Home Design

In 1910, in a lecture titled “Ornament and Crime,” the Austrian architect Adolf Loos delivered an invective against any kind of decoration, from filigree on building façades to tooling on leather shoes and embroidery on clothing. “The evolution of culture is synonymous with the removal of ornament from utilitarian objects,” Loos said. He More...

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How “Memorial Drive” Tries to Make Sense of a Mother’s Murder
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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How “Memorial Drive” Tries to Make Sense of a Mother’s Murder

Three weeks after her stepfather murdered her mother by shooting her at close range, the nineteen-year-old Natasha Trethewey, who would go on, more than two decades later, to win a Pulitzer Prize for poetry, met More...

TV’s Most Iconic Couples on Day Four Hundred and Thirteen of Quarantine
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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TV’s Most Iconic Couples on Day Four Hundred and Thirteen of Quarantine

Ross and Rachel (“Friends”) They’re on a break. They were happy on day four hundred and twelve, but Ross made an insensitive comment about the triviality of Rachel’s fashion job, which caused Rachel to More...

By Boston Journal On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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The establishment of the four-color theorem of the map

The three major mathematical conjectures in the world are Fermat’s conjecture, four-color conjecture and Goldbach’s conjecture. The common denominator of these three problems is that the topic is More...

Trump Claims Biden Could Never Have a Pandemic As Big As His
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Trump Claims Biden Could Never Have a Pandemic As Big As His

WASHINGTON, D.C.(The Borowitz Report)—Trying out a new line of attack against the former Vice-President, Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Joe Biden could never have a pandemic as big as his. “Biden was More...

Tough-Guy Things I Can Do Because I Don’t Wear a Face Mask
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Tough-Guy Things I Can Do Because I Don’t Wear a Face Mask

Spit anywhere I want. Got that, Mask Boy? Smoke big-ass cigars. Not only does it look boss as hell, it keeps me from eating too much candy. Let’s just say that I’ve earned a reputation for having a sweet tooth, More...

Trump May Not Have Read Brief Because He Holds Reading Material Upside Down
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Trump May Not Have Read Brief Because He Holds Reading Material Upside Down

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump may not have read a Presidential Daily Brief on the Russian bounty scheme because he holds reading material upside down, experts suggested on Wednesday. After More...

More Activities That Penguins Have Been Permitted During Lockdown
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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More Activities That Penguins Have Been Permitted During Lockdown

A group of the flightless birds were recently allowed to roam the halls of Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium—a through-the-looking-glass moment if there ever was one. Now, penguins visited a museum for a “morning More...

What to Stream: The Best Movies in the Korean Film Archive
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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What to Stream: The Best Movies in the Korean Film Archive

Americans are attuned to Korean film like never before. The awakening came with the dominance of this past year’s Academy Awards by Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite,” whose four Oscars included not just Best International More...

Why the Polls Are Alarming for Donald Trump
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Why the Polls Are Alarming for Donald Trump

In the past couple of weeks, as protests over the killing of George Floyd have convulsed the country, a number of polls have showed Donald Trump trailing badly behind Joe Biden in the race for the Presidency. More...