Jason Toney

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Jason Toney

79 days ago

#MeToo Is Working

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Jason Toney

79 days ago

Fresh Off the Boat | Five Sonnets

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Jason Toney

84 days ago

Universally valuable, but desperately unfashionable, planning waits like a spinster in a Jane Austen novel for someone to recognize her worth.

Planning Doesn’t Have to Be the Enemy of Agile

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Jason Toney

93 days ago

The tech I've had the most conversations about in recent months are headphones. And not just the AirPods you can't convince me to buy.

Wireless headphones are improving faster than anything else in tech

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Jason Toney

100 days ago

Anna March first appeared around 2011, when she started publishing online. Before that, she was known by different names in different cities. In researching this story, The Times found four: Anna March, Delaney Anderson, Nancy Kruse and Nancy Lott.

Literary ambition. Fabulous parties. A hidden past. Who is Anna March?

latimes.com

Jason Toney

100 days ago

Other actors can serve up a performance of running, but Cruise, never one to give less than his all, wants to make it clear that he is genuinely going as fast as he can.

Tom Cruise's Undying Hustle Is What Makes The "Mission: Impossible" Movies So Good

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Jason Toney

100 days ago

Is that an answer? Or three? A riddle? A puzzle? Does it matter?

Tessa Thompson Knows People Can’t Stop Thinking About Her …

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Jason Toney

100 days ago

Teddy Riley (Blackstreet, Keith Sweat) and Harvey Mason Jr. (Mario, Toni Braxton) have found new careers overseas conjuring Nineties-era R&B.

How K-Pop Conquered the World

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Jason Toney

100 days ago

We need a state cuisine. And it should be Cal-Mex

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Jason Toney

100 days ago

Even in Defeat, Diana Taurasi Is Magic

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Jason Toney

100 days ago

If Anyone Had Bothered Talking To Black Voters, They Would Have Known Andrew Gillum Was Going To Win

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Jason Toney

100 days ago

My first service is to the artist and the brand, but at the same time we are at such a pivotal point in humanity and society when stories are so important—whether that’s a music video, a 30-second commercial, or a feature-length film

Karena Evans Is the Storyteller We Need Right Now

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Jason Toney

100 days ago

This is why my non-southern behind is partial to "Y'all" in speech and email and just using [@]here in Slack if I'm addressing a group.

The Problem With ‘Hey Guys’

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Jason Toney

100 days ago

Everything looks better in the light of the morning.

A very simple rule

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Jason Toney

103 days ago

Ethical thinking is important with or without corporate support, but it’s more likely to make a difference when ethical action is a corporate value.

Data's day of reckoning

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Jason Toney

103 days ago

The essential value of the internet is conversation, not content.

Platforms Are Not Publishers

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Jason Toney

104 days ago

In a sense, Stories are just a nice edited memory, and one that fulfils a basic human compulsion to feel people are interested in us.

How Two Years Of Instagram Stories Has Altered The Way We Love, Act And Play

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Jason Toney

106 days ago

Los Angeles is a singular, inspired mess, paradise lost and found, prone to natural catastrophe and too chaotic and leaderless to be neatly assessed as getting better or worse.

Is Los Angeles getting better or worse?

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Jason Toney

106 days ago

Make your interests gradually wider and more impersonal, until bit by bit the walls of the ego recede, and your life becomes increasingly merged in the universal life.

How to Grow Old: Bertrand Russell on What Makes a Fulfilling Life

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Jason Toney

113 days ago

On “Queen,” though, all the back-in-my-day stuff suggests a lack of confidence in her unique perspective.

Review: Nicki Minaj still cares about the old way of doing things. Does anybody else?

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Jason Toney

113 days ago

National Treasure: Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson, the Reluctant Star of ‘Saturday Night Live’

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Jason Toney

153 days ago

Sharp Objects is a Western. The gunslinger goes back to his town to discover it’s been taken over by the bad guys. And she’s gotta get rid of all the bad stuff. The gunslinger who’s arrived to fix everything.

Gillian Flynn Isn’t Going to Write the Kind of Women You Want

vanityfair.com

Jason Toney

156 days ago

Gossip may even make us better people.

Gossiping Is Good

theatlantic.com

Jason Toney

156 days ago

Ruscha is the unofficial artist laureate of Los Angeles, a municipality whose official currency happens to be coolness.

Ed Ruscha Still Has Plenty More to Say About America

vanityfair.com

Jason Toney

156 days ago

Hurtado’s work was multicultural before multicultural was cool.

Why Luchita Hurtado at 97 is the hot discovery of the Hammer's 'Made in LA' biennial

latimes.com

Jason Toney

158 days ago

It's an exciting time for me because I've always felt human but trapped in a body that made people believe things about me that simply weren't true.

What Makes Lakeith Stanfield Of “Atlanta” So Compelling To Watch?

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Jason Toney

158 days ago

Outside a Lawson portrait you might be working three jobs, just keeping your head above water, struggling. But inside her frame you are beautiful, imperious, unbroken, unfallen.

Deana Lawson’s Kingdom of Restored Glory

newyorker.com

Jason Toney

158 days ago

In a country with a high English proficiency rate, the moniker implies that mastery of only English — and, in turn, ignorance of the national Filipino language — is shameful.

Confessions Of An Inglisera

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Jason Toney

158 days ago

There are many ways to describe Amy Sherald’s 2018 portrait of the former First Lady, Michelle Obama. It is regal, powerful, accomplished and imposing. But I absolutely know that it is also beautiful.

What is beauty if not a jolt that awakens us to the world? – Shahidha Bari

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Jason Toney

158 days ago

“In my mind, I'll see the most messed-up thing, and I'll be like, but...what if people were kissing?”

Meet The Black Women Upending The Romance Novel Industry

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Jason Toney

158 days ago

“break it, own it, steal it, loan it, kiss it, slap it, hug it, hurt it.”

Artist Barbara Kruger turns a bland building into a screaming statement. Time to listen up

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Jason Toney

158 days ago

While there are other black women and women of color in leadership positions in the WNBA, the Sparks are the only franchise where black women run both the business and off-the-court operations, and the basketball and on-the-court operations.

Simmons and Toler deliver inclusive leadership for LA Sparks

ocregister.com

Jason Toney

158 days ago

Black Lives Matter, social justice, activism and gender politics were strong threads throughout the works on show.

The Los Angeles Dance Scene. Yes, There Is One.

nytimes.com

Jason Toney

159 days ago

The Fourth became an almost exclusively African American holiday in the states of the former Confederacy—until white Southerners, after violently reasserting their dominance of the region, snuffed these black commemorations out.

When the Fourth of July Was a Black Holiday

theatlantic.com

Jason Toney

169 days ago

Might try

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

fastcompany.com

Jason Toney

169 days ago

tell me the most fun URL you know

I Don’t Know How to Waste Time on the Internet Anymore

nymag.com

Jason Toney

184 days ago

“Remember when you asked me if I was a feminist, and I was afraid to say yes?”

Anthony Bourdain and the Power of Telling the Truth

newyorker.com

Jason Toney

184 days ago

How to Live, According to Anthony Bourdain

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Jason Toney

197 days ago

People tack other shit onto it like ‘self-proclaimed’ and ‘internet’ and that’s bullshit. You’re robbing me. Let me be Zayn, what the fuck.

The Boy Band Is Back

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Jason Toney

197 days ago

The punk scene in LA was a product of Hollywood: there was something theatrical and glamorous about it.

The Rad Women Who Crashed the 70s LA Punk Scene

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Jason Toney

197 days ago

Of all the black employees in the history of the United States, it was the ballplayers who were the most influential and most important, the ones who made the money.

LeBron James Never Was Going to “Shut Up and Dribble”

motherjones.com

Jason Toney

204 days ago

Taste is an essentially human capacity, to the point that it is almost subconscious: We know whether we like something or not before we understand why.

Style Is an Algorithm

vox.com

Jason Toney

204 days ago

The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right

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Jason Toney

204 days ago

Basketball is a beautiful game. There’s nothing masculine or feminine about it.

No Excuses

theplayerstribune.com

Jason Toney

215 days ago

It’s not surprising that Vogue would excel at visuals — rich, beautiful images are its specialty — but this reaction is notable because Vogue is succeeding where so many media companies have stumbled recently.

How Vogue Got Modern

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Jason Toney

217 days ago

The characters in No Exit are characters in Hell, and they’re in Hell because they’re rotten people. Their punishment is to spend eternity in a room with each other, and it’s only Hell because they’re stuck with other rotten people.

The Self Is Other People

nautil.us

Jason Toney

217 days ago

how do you know when to give up and when to stick with it?

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)

jamesclear.com

Jason Toney

218 days ago

Patience is a virtue that’s been vanquished in the Twitter age.

Why Your Brain Hates Slowpokes

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Jason Toney

218 days ago

I’ll work harder, I’ll work longer, I’ll do what I’m asked, I’ll do more than is expected of me? It’s in our DNA to want to please, and we assume our bosses will reward us for our efforts because we deserve it, because we’ve earned it.

“I Walked Away from the Table, Left My Job, and Went Public”: My Battle with the Mom Tax

vanityfair.com

Jason Toney

218 days ago

You can change your external environment all you want, but you will continue to travel with the one box that will always accompany you.

Travel Is No Cure for the Mind

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