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In the 1800s, Valentine’s Meant a Bottle of Meat Juice
An act of love in the form of a medicinal tonic.
by Stephanie Castellano
The Artist Collective That Brings Heavy Metal Fever Dreams to Life
For nearly 40 years, a rotating cast of artists has made costumes and props for GWAR—the band behind one of the world’s wildest stage shows.
by Eric J. Wallace