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10 Questions for Dan Deacon – Rats, Player Pianos & Theremins

One of our absolute favorite musicians, Dan Deacon did the music for “Theo Anthony’s Rat Film.” The film, which uses the urban rat as a way to explore a deeper story of urbanization and segregation, is a unique blend of history, science and sci-fi, poetry and portraiture. And Deacon’s music, a unique blend of styles, genres and instruments is the perfect match for what Anthony was doing. In a Pitchfork review of Deacon’s album incredible album “America,” Jess Harvell wrote, “As carefully constructed as the work of any highbrow electronic savant you’d care to name, Deacon’s music alone should clearly paint him as a smart dude, a thinker, and a craftsman.” Click through to read the interview, and check out his incredible video for a song we love called “When I Was Done Dying” after the Latest Posts section below.

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Kansas Man Spits on Black Child at Restaurant

Kansas racist insults and spits on a black preschool-aged boy who was at a restaurant with his family, celebrating a birthday. The man repeatedly called the boy a nigger or other racial slurs. Police were called and upon arrival the racist attempted to use his first-responder status as cover, telling the police ‘It’s OK, I’m a fireman’

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How to Buy a Gun in 15 Countries

Many Americans can buy a gun in less than an hour. In some countries, the process takes months. Click through for the basic steps for how gun control by country affects how firearms are purchased by most people in 15 of them. Many countries have exceptions for specialized professions, and local laws vary. The process in the United States seems to most closely resemble that of third-world nations.

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