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Dirt: 2022 Retrospective

Open in app or onlineDirt: 2022 RetrospectiveOur fav stories.DirtDec 23SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.A collection of our most popular and favorite pieces from the second year of Dirt, plus some plans for the next.We will not be publishing until the week of January 8 in preparat

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Dirt: The death of Silicon Valley style

" Open in app or onlineDirt: The death of Silicon Valley style"Style."DirtDec 22SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Jocelyn Silver on techie uniforms.Sam Bankman-Fried : drip or drown (YouTube/FTX).Silicon Valley fashion: an oxymoron.Startup style, if you could call it that, has been

3 months ago

Dirt: Dead Novelists Society

Osamu Dazai, BookTok's problematic fave.Open in app or onlineDirt: Dead Novelists SocietyOsamu Dazai, BookTok's problematic fave.DirtDec 21SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Terry Nguyen, Dirts staff senior writer, on Osamu Dazais modernist novel No Longer Human and his newfound Eng

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Dirt: Against houseplants

Stop soiling yourself.Open in app or onlineDirt: Against houseplantsStop soiling yourself.DirtDec 20SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Sydney Smith on what the resurgence of the houseplant says about how we want to live, and what we need to survive.Monstera deliciosa, the ultimate m

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Dirt: Musk meltdown

Instagram brings back away statuses.Open in app or onlineDirt: Musk meltdownInstagram brings back away statuses.DirtDec 19SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Terry Nguyen, Dirts senior staff writer, helms our dispatch, recapping the latest news in digital culture.This week: Elon Musk

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Dirt: The Ins and Outs

Open in app or onlineDirt: The Ins and OutsOur 2023 forecast.DirtDec 16SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Friends and contributors of the Dirtyverse share our predictions for the year ahead.Daisy AliotoIN: red and lilac, Art Deco, doctor bags, wrapped ponytails, leather panels, dark

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Dirt: The Real Housewives of Tilling

Early 20th-century reality tv.Open in app or onlineDirt: The Real Housewives of TillingEarly 20th-century reality tv.DirtDec 15SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Philippa Snow on Mapp and Lucia, a treasured comfort program.Prunella Scales and Geraldine McEwen in Mapp and Lucia (1985

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Dirt: Baumbach’s disaster (movie)

White Noise tries to do too much.Open in app or onlineDirt: Baumbachs disaster (movie)White Noise tries to do too much.DirtDec 14SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Terry Nguyen, Dirts staff senior writer, reviews Noah Baumbachs Netflix adaptation of Don DeLillos White Noise.White No

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Dirt: All the things She Said

Open in app or onlineDirt: All the things She SaidA review.DirtDec 13SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Emma Specter on She Said, and the journalist as hero.Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan in She Said, 2022 (Jojo Whilden/Universal Pictures).According to TV, movies, and the hallowed hal

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Dirt: Eat the rich / Fiction rec / Ugly times

A riff on The Tale of Genji.Open in app or onlineDirt: Eat the rich / Fiction rec / Ugly timesA riff on The Tale of Genji.DirtDec 12SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Terry Nguyen, Dirts senior staff writer, helms our dispatch, recapping the latest news in digital culture.This week:

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Dirt: The K-drama boom

Transnational television.Open in app or onlineDirt: The K-drama boomTransnational television.DirtDec 9SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Dirts senior staff writer Terry Nguyen on how Korean dramas became an international streaming content pipeline and a form of soft power.The first

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Dirt: Diary of an art handler

11 days at Art Basel Miami Beach.Open in app or onlineDirt: Diary of an art handler11 days at Art Basel Miami Beach.DirtDec 8SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Paul McAdory on hanging art, shelving art, unpacking art, Twist, yachts, depressed gallerists, an unexpected UTI, and Fun W

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Dirt: The view from Basel

Bored Ape water, FWB x Hennessy, and a mansion party.Open in app or onlineDirt: The view from BaselBored Ape water, FWB x Hennessy, and a mansion party.DirtDec 7SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Despite the crypto crash, theres still plenty of action at Art Basel.Terry Nguyen, Dirt

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Dirt: Mementos

Aftersun and digital nostalgia.Open in app or onlineDirt: MementosAftersun and digital nostalgia.DirtDec 6SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Adrian Horton on Charlotte Wellss Aftersun, and the way it tackles how memory is affected by our own digital archives.Aftersun, the debut feat

3 months ago

Dirt: AI mediocrity

ChatGPT didn't write this, plus the latest streaming news.Open in app or onlineDirt: AI mediocrityChatGPT didn't write this, plus the latest streaming news.DirtDec 5SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Terry Nguyen, Dirts senior staff writer, helms our dispatch, recapping the latest n

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Dirt: Radical Friends

"Radical friends make the effort to build systems of mutual resilience together." Open in app or onlineDirt: Radical Friends"Radical friends make the effort to build systems of mutual resilience together." DirtDec 2SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Austin Robey interviews the autho

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Dirt: I’m a diagnosed sociopath

Open in app or onlineDirt: Im a diagnosed sociopathMask off.DirtDec 1SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Jocelyn Silver on her favorite TikToker, a star with Antisocial Personality Disorder.A sampling from Kanika Batras first TikTok account, @notkanikabatra.A woman stares down into t

3 months ago

Dirt: EOY lists

Plus HBO's many Harpers.Open in app or onlineDirt: EOY listsPlus HBO's many Harpers.DirtNov 30SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Terry Nguyen, Dirts senior staff writer, helms our dispatch, recapping the latest news in digital culture.This week: Spotify Wrapped as an attention metri

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Dirt: Lose Yourself

On the work of artist Anna Weyant.Open in app or onlineDirt: Lose YourselfOn the work of artist Anna Weyant.DirtNov 29SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Colleen Kelsey on media sensation Anna Weyants paintings, and her latest exhibition at Gagosian, Baby, It Aint Over Till Its Over.

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Dirt: How to get into Discord(s)

The new era of social media.Open in app or onlineDirt: How to get into Discord(s)The new era of social media.DirtNov 28SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Dirts staff introduces their favorite Discord servers.The old social media is dying and the new social media struggles to be born

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Dirt: 🦃 Weekend Edition

Open in app or onlineDirt: Weekend EditionOur seasonal recs.DirtNov 25SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.The Dirt staff shares what were reading, eating, buying, and streaming for Thanksgiving weekend.Kyle ChaykaPiero Umiliani albums for background music(Spotify)Piero Umiliani was

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Dirt: Recession gift guide

Elegant gifts under $125.Open in app or onlineDirt: Recession gift guideElegant gifts under $125.DirtNov 24SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Alana May Johnson, experienced gift curator, gives her picks for a holiday recession special.I've been writing gift guides for friends in Goo

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Dirt: Goncharov

The greatest mafia movie ever imagined.Open in app or onlineDirt: GoncharovThe greatest mafia movie ever imagined.DirtNov 23SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Terry Nguyen, Dirts senior staff writer, on the fake 1973 Martin Scorsese film that Tumblr users are manifesting into realit

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Dirt: Coquettes

I'm baby, and it's complicated.Open in app or onlineDirt: CoquettesI'm baby, and it's complicated.DirtNov 22SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Claire Marie Healy on dressing like a little girl.Picnic at Hanging Rock, 1975.Despite its ribbon-adorned head coming into view most seasons

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Dirt: Worldbuilding, Pt. 2

Participation is essential to a world's longevity.Open in app or onlineDirt: Worldbuilding, Pt.2Participation is essential to a world's longevity.DirtNov 21SaveListenDirt is a daily email about entertainment.Terry Nguyen, Dirts senior staff writer, on worldbuilding as a collaborative exercise.Illust

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