Sam Lansky

Sam Lansky is a writer from New York City. He writes about entertainment and culture for MTV.com, Billboard, and The Huffington Post.

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    Books about addiction and recovery are among the fastest-growing genres in publishing. From David Carr to Mary Karr, hundreds of authors publish addiction-related memoirs every year.

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Does This Child Need Marijuana?

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A Miniature 1950s Utopia

A reclusive artist built this idealized suburb to grapple with his painful childhood memories.

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Why Principals Matter

Nadia Lopez didn't think anybody cared about her school. Then the Internet heard her story.

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A History of Contraception

In the 16th century, men used linen condoms laced shut with ribbons.

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'A Music That Has No End'

In Spain, a flamenco guitarist hustles to make a modest living.

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