Natural Communicators

Can plants talk to each other?

High Above the Earth

Eight ways that magic mushrooms explain the story of Santa and his reindeer.

Feathered Dinosaur Tail

99-million-years-old and ornamental.

Sunday’s Best

The POWERS Hallelujah Logo Cap.

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Woods by Wood

Dare to get the night sweats in this luxurious lambswool blanket edition by artist Jonas Wood.

As Close As You’ll Ever Get to BANKSY

The elusive artist in a 1995 profile from a show called ‘Shadow People.’

Woodblocks and a Blue Ox

Printed from his original 1962 carved woodblocks, Ed Emberley’s gorgeous “Babe the Blue Ox and Paul Bunyan.”

Peak Stuff, Empty Valley

Marie Kondo on removing clutter and excess to find happiness.

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


Why Is Rap So Obsessed With the Illuminati?

Paninari: The Italian Originators of Fast Food in Fashion

The Untold Story of Ableton Live

Reflections on True Friendship

Is the Mindfulness Craze Turning Us Into Suckers?

How to listen to the hidden sounds of your city in real time

Why music is not lost

Honest Museum Audio Tour

The Need to Read

Life Without Boredom


— Chris Black / @donetodeath

Waiting for Adulthood

Wells for Boys.

Corporate Drug Rug


Counter culture goes chunky knit sweater.

Light in the Electoral College

Why I Will Not Cast My Electoral Vote for Donald Trump, by TEXAS Republican presidential elector, Christopher Suprun.