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  1. Toni Morrison on Reality TV, Black Lives Matter, and Meeting Jeff Bezos

    In an interview at Literary Hub, Toni Morrison says she wasn’t interested in writing at an early age. “No, I didn’t think about writing until I was 39. I read all the time. I could read when I was three years old and that’s what I did. At some point, I realized that there was […]

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    Photo via Literary Hub
  2. Burning Man

    The official website for Burning Man is a hub for the annual gathering, the culture and history of the Burning Man Project, its global network, and other essentials and extras like the Burning Man Journal and Survival Guide.

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    Photo by jeangui111 (CC BY 2.0)
  3. BmoreArt

    Baltimore, Maryland, is a city brimming with art, culture, and history. Since 2007, the BmoreArt team has been curating and highlighting the best events and happenings around the region to the benefit of locals, visitors, and armchair travelers alike.

    Art
  4. Dame Cacao

    Dame Cacao is a resource for passionate chocolate lovers looking for the best chocolate and experiences around the world. Through her website and podcasts, Max educates people about cacao and dives into the global identity of chocolate — how it’s made and where to find it.

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  5. Essence

    Essence.com is where “Black girl magic comes alive.” Read entertainment, beauty, and lifestyle news for and about Black women and centered around African American culture.

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  6. Riding Up Front

    Riding Up Front shares everyday stories from drivers and passengers of Uber, Lyft, and taxi rides to raise awareness of immigrant rights in the U.S. Stories are illustrated by artists all over the world.

    Art
  7. Haruki Murakami

    The official U.S. site of celebrated Japanese author Haruki Murakami invites readers to explore his books, tour his office, read interviews, and more.

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  8. GastroGays

    Irish blogging duo Russell James Alford and Patrick Hanlon write (and podcast) about food and travel, with occasional forays into Eurovision Song Contest coverage.

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  9. CFile Daily

    Creators, collectors, and educators from the worldwide ceramics community congregate at CFile Daily, a leading space for news, resources, and stories about the thriving art form.

    Art
  10. Nerdist

    One of the web’s leading — and most inclusive — hubs for conversations around pop culture, Nerdist covers everything from the latest Marvel outing to Pokémon and Game of Thrones.

    Comics
  11. Kelsey Montague Art

    Explore mural artist Kelsey Montague’s work, stay up-to-date on her latest projects, and shop for prints on her Anything Is Possible-featured website. 

    Art
  12. Hyperallergic

    At Hyperallergic, you’ll find serious, playful, and radical thinking about art in the world today.

    Art
  13. Where the Best Tacos Are Born, Indie Publication L.A. Taco Is There

    Los Angeles’ diverse mix of cultural influences inspires dishes, original and remixed, to delight both visitors and locals.

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    Taco Madness 2018 by LATaco.com at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes on May 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image)
  14. Texas Monthly

    Texas Monthly covers news, politics, food, history, crime, music, and everything in between in Texas.

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  15. Why You Should Drop Everything and Travel to Iran Now

    “Why go to Iran? How is Iran as a country? Is it safe to visit Iran? Behold, my humble attempt to answer your questions…” Shivya Nath at The Shooting Star shares thoughts on why you should visit Iran (and her stunning photographs may be all the proof you need).

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