Friday Night at the Whitney


Justin Hager lines up some great American artists for a covetable gift shop purchase.

Linked Out


Every week Chris Black uses his superior internet reading abilities to provide you with a list of links to things that you’re bound to find interesting


The History of Fine Dining

Restoring the first recording of computer music

On Reading Diverse Authors

The Age of the Wordless Logo

This Is Your Brain on Jock Jams

Please Stop Making Short Films, Musicians

Brazil’s Love Motels

Designing a Fragrance is a Perfect Merging of Science and Art

Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect

The Return of Ugliness


— Chris Black / @donetodeath

Friday’s Vault

Quim Cardona in Real Skateboards ‘Non Fiction’ video.

A Dispensary in the Jazz Section


Amoeba Music in Berkeley officially becomes the coolest record store on earth.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Kidney Stone


The unexpected health benefit of roller coasters.

Mr. Dude


Portland has its own bearded mascot in Japan.

Maurie Smith is…


Wednesday’s Muse

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Museum Quality Honey


Available for a limited time, 10 oz jars of honey harvested in 2015 from the bee hives on the Whitney’s roof.

Give Thanks and Praise


Herb Cap by Satta.

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Country Apples

Wayne White: Live in NYC.

Wayne’s current show, “I’m Having a Dialogue with the Universe and You’re Just Sitting There,” is on view at Joshua Liner Gallery through October 8th.

A Pen in Hand to Further Man


Cursive is making a comeback.

Bang Bang Business Tips


Learning the art of negotiating your own worth… from hookers.