antigravity-jan2017-cover-dan-bright-by-adrienne-battistellaJanuary 2017 • VOL 15.1 • #150

Columns

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Last month, Adrienne and I were lucky enough to escape our swampy environs for the crisper air of Northern California for a week. One of the most magical moments of that excursion was the day…Read full article

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STAR HUSTLER: A FRESH START

It is natural at the end of a calendar year to think about a fresh start, a blossom of limitless possibilities. 2017 has the potential for anything, right? January 1st of every year, the sun…Read full article

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REALITY BITES: EAT YOUR FEELINGS

This month, I’m taking a detour from my usual quest for new and exciting spots to instead share some tried-and-true dishes from my favorite haunts. Nothing here is revolutionary, but hard times call for comfort…Read full article

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DIRT NERD: SLOW AND GROW, LET YOURSELF GO

Food is more powerful than we give it credit for—especially plants, which feed all the other food we eat. It isn’t enough that plants sustain us, providing us with literally the only way of accessing…Read full article

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LIGHT WORK: HOW WE PART

“Your kindness might be the difference between life and death for someone. Realize the impact of your words. The truth is, in one way or another we are all extras girls.” —Chase Kelly, Survive the…Read full article

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DIRTFARM


Features

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STAY ALIVE WITH THESE DRUG USE OVERDOSE & HARM REDUCTION RESOURCES FOR 2017

It’s been almost a year since ANTIGRAVITY published “The Story of the Winter 2016 Overdose Crisis: A Case For A Regulated Drug Market” (April 2015, #141), which detailed a surge in fatal overdoses across New…Read full article

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FOR THE KIDS: RAISING THE NEXT GENERATION OF FREETHINKERS

I started working in education ten years ago in Texas, as a contract tutor for public schools in danger of closing due to consecutively failing state standardized testing. My other job was being a teacher…Read full article

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ESCAPING DEATH ROW: AN INTERVIEW WITH DAN BRIGHT

As an 11-year-old growing up in New Orleans’ infamous Florida Projects, Dan Bright started selling drugs. It wasn’t long before he was making $10,000 a week. He bought his first car at the age of…Read full article

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TIME STANDING STILL: DOLLY PARTON, LIVE AT THE SMOOTHIE KING CENTER

A problem retrieving my press pass sent me speed walking from the will-call booth to the back of the Smoothie King Center, where I found myself frantically showing my phone to the security staff guarding…Read full article


Reviews // Photos // Comics

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REVIEWS

CHILDISH GAMBINO “AWAKEN, MY LOVE!” (GLASSNOTE) On “Awaken, My Love!” Childish Gambino—better known as actor and comedian Donald Glover— dives headfirst into 1970s-style funk and soul. Glover completely abandons rap, leaving behind the quick word…Read full article

Seu Jorge, A Life Aquatic: A Tribute to David Bowie at the Civic Center (Lenore Seal)

PHOTOS

 

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COMICS

 

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