Amanda Hess

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Two new pop-up “experience” museums opened in the LA area this week.

Are ‘experience’ museums only for Instagram and nothing else?

Two new pop-up “experience” museums opened in the LA area this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Everyone seems to be playing HQ Trivia. It’s like a pop quiz game on your phone, and you can only play during certain times of the day.

What makes HQ Trivia so addictive?

Everyone seems to be playing HQ Trivia. It’s like a pop quiz game on your phone, and you can only play during certain times of the day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One year ago today,  everything changed at Sony . The entertainment company was hacked, probably by North Korea, in retaliation for the Seth Rogen movie The Interview.

Sony Hack, One Year Later

One year ago today, everything changed at Sony . The entertainment company was hacked, probably by North Korea, in retaliation for the Seth Rogen movie The Interview.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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