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Buster Brown
Buster Brown is a former AOL/Huffington Post staff editor who's written for The Atlantic, New York magazine and VICE News.

Entries by Buster Brown

How White People Can Prevent Attacks Like The Charleston Shooting

(37) Comments | Posted July 8, 2015 | 1:56 PM

In 2010, an American named Farooque Ahmed prepared to carry out a terrorist attack on the Washington, D.C., subway system. For months, he sketched diagrams of Metro stops like Arlington Cemetery and relayed them to men he believed to be al Qaeda operatives, suggesting where to place explosives to maximize...

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Glastonbury 2013: Standout Moments, From Mumford & Sons To The Rolling Stones

(39) Comments | Posted July 3, 2013 | 11:45 AM

After a year off in 2012, Glastonbury returned with a triumphant bang that won't soon be forgotten. Thousands of acts performed this weekend on over 50 stages in the UK's biggest music festival, with 180,000 people descending on a sprawling English farm.

The Rolling Stones played for the first...

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Marie Calloway Pushes The Boundaries Of What's Printable

(533) Comments | Posted May 22, 2013 | 12:55 PM

Sitting in a New York bar on a recent Friday, Marie Calloway abandons her usual coy demeanor, pauses, twirls her hair and poses an unusual question.

"Do you watch porn?" she asks. "I used to really like Japanese porn because the girls don't look fake."

At 23, Calloway belongs to...

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New York Fashion Week Debut Still The Goal For Designers, Despite The Cost

(11) Comments | Posted February 8, 2013 | 4:07 PM

NEW YORK -- With two days before K. Cooper Ray's debut at last fall's New York Fashion Week, he'd been kicked out of his rented rehearsal space. A woman was angry because she had a 7 o’clock reservation to use the room, and it was a quarter past the hour....

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Robo-Journos Put Jobs In Jeopardy

(18) Comments | Posted July 19, 2012 | 1:00 PM

During the 2011 NCAA Tournament, a budding sports website called StatSheet received an email from tournament officials thanking it for its coverage. They asked where to send press passes so StatSheet writers could attend the games for free. Humans, however, didn't write the articles; a computer did. The NCAA representatives...

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Former Rockette Creates a Musical to Fight Obesity

(1) Comments | Posted June 25, 2012 | 9:44 AM

In the Bronx, two teenage girls decide after gorging themselves on junk food that they'd rather take a nap than play basketball. Slipping into an Alice in Wonderland-like slumber, they dream about an angel in a doo-rag who raps about the importance of healthy eating and daily exercise.


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D.C. Patients Struggle From Medical Marijuana Delays

(8) Comments | Posted May 8, 2012 | 4:00 PM

A spike in pain prompts Lyndly Wadley to call a shuttle service that will take him from his nursing home to his friend's apartment. Wadley, who has multiple sclerosis, then waits outside the building in his wheelchair, looking anxious. At his destination, he wheels up to a 10-step entranceway, lifts...

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