Benjamin Moe
Benjamin Moe

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Dec. 19, 2017

This soul food restaurant is Michael Chabon’s favorite place in the world

Brown Sugar Kitchen, in Oakland, California, is beloved for its soul food.

Nov. 6, 2017

My Happy Place: Wyclef Jean reveals his hidden paradise in Haiti

For Jean, the synesthetic combination of music, nature and religious ceremonies makes this place one of the most treasured spots in the world.
Sept. 26, 2017

On the ground at Milo Yiannopoulos’ free speech rally in UC Berkeley

Mic’s Jack Smith IV was on the scene and spoke to UC Berkeley students about Yiannopoulos’ speech on campus, and their views on free speech.
May 2, 2017

Van Jones: "The easiest thing in the world is to become the thing that you’re fighting"

"Are we going to essentially be the Tea Party in reverse, or are we going to be something else?"
April 19, 2017

Bill Nye: Trump "could be a world leader" with sensible climate change legislation

"We could power the entire United States renewably right now. You could be a visionary."
Oct. 11, 2016

Green Day's 'Revolution Radio' exposes cracks in the kings of pop-punk

Billie Joe Armstrong's passion is lost in recyclable metaphors of rebellion.

Sept. 1, 2016

Ingrid Michaelson on her new album and what truth and beauty should look like in pop

"I think everyone has a duty and a responsibility to be who they are truthfully and to let people see that."