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“Divide” and Conquer

ed sheeran wants to rule the world

Last year, ahead of the release of Adele’s latest album 25, I wrote a piece explaining how her previous effort 21 was, by the numbers, arguably the biggest album of all time in terms of sales and how inimitable all of her success had become. There is one artist, however, who fancies himself as Adele’s…

megan tresca the crazy ones

The Crazy Ones

Watching Legion on FX and Detroiters on Comedy Central

Someone is playing a trick on David Haller (Dan Stevens), the lead of Noah Hawley’s new FX series Legion, which airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. It could be the sinister agents of the semi-governmental organization cryptically referred to as Division Three, who tell him he’s insane. It could be the kooky spiritual therapists at a…

megan tresca _portrait of a monster as a young man

portrait of a monster as a young man

thoughts on the novel “loner” by teddy wayne

[Trigger Warning: This article discusses sexual violence.]   Teddy Wayne’s Loner is not only one of the most disturbing and distressing novels I’ve ever read, it’s also one of the most important.   Wayne writes the story through the first-person point of view of David Federman, a first-year student at Harvard who is determined to…