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The Tao of Screen

Originally in: Slate

In search of the distraction-free desktop.

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If your computer desktop is anything like mine—and, brother, it is—you’ve paved over every spare pixel in an iconistan of clutter. Desktop design originated in …

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The Professor and the Madman

Meet David Milch, the genius behind HBO's Deadwood.

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A Shakespearean monologue delivered mid-blow job. A robber baron channeling spirits. Period detail as studied as dissertation endnotes. A tangled thicket of baroque and blue …

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