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There is No 24/7 'Islamic State' Help Desk

By Kate Knibbs on at

Last week, media reports described a 24/7 “ISIS Help Desk,” staffed with devoted jihadis providing round-the-clock tech support for wannabe propagandists . That's all total bullshit. “You can’t call 1-800-Jihad.”

Cassettes Should Stay Dead

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Urban Outfitters, one of the largest vinyl sellers, began a new push last week to sell cassettes, including exclusive pressings from Run the Jewels and Halsey. I see this sentimentality-fueled cash grab and I do not respect it.