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Tag Savage’s Sideways Brain

He was a shy West Coast transplant alone in the big city. But equipped with his iPhone camera and a healthy dose of snark, all of New York’s pedestrians suddenly became fair game.

Story by Stan Alcorn & Rebecca Davis | March 25, 2013

Tag Savage is a little bit in denial. He runs a blog that is followed by people he admires, but that he keeps a secret from his own family. He posts to it several times a day, but he doesn’t like to talk about it or even say its name—Sexpigeon—out loud. It doesn’t have his contact information. It doesn’t have his name. But Tag Savage does have a blog, and it is called Sexpigeon, and in the five years of its existence it has changed his life.

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Russell Brandom makes music sometimes and also writes for The Verge.

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The Saviors of Saffron

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An Aging Mother’s Animated Love Letter to Her Autistic Son

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Penny’s Ex-Husband Realized She’s a Woman. But They’re Still Best Friends.

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