Inspired by Cocks

The New Balance EPIC TR.

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Digital Che

Chuck Lorre, entertainment hero.

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Squirrel Power

Forget hackers hacking into cyberspace, the real threat to the web and its networked world comes from the animal kingdom.

How to Choose When There Are No Good Choices

The Trolley Problem.

Directed by Eoin Duffy.

Painted with a Cat Perched on His Back

Installation views of Stefan Burnett’s recently opened solo exhibition at Slow Culture in Los Angeles. The show, an Art Forum Critics’ Pick, is on view through January 27th.

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Groundwater Hydrology

The latest trend in California drought survival? Flood the fields and let gravity do its work.

REAS, 1986

A burner on ebay.

Break From The Herd

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Politically Persistent

It’s as if—for the span of his career—Shepard Fairey has been creating an artistic arsenal in preparation for a president like Trump.

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


America’s last disco ball maker

The Death Of Expertise

Ikea’s Assembly Instructions Champion Universal Design

Curtains fall on arts critics at newspapers

The Folk Power of Jamaican Dancehall Signs

How Netflix Is Deepening Our Cultural Echo Chambers

Being Original

Experience: I was painted by Andy Warhol

Magic Mountain

The Real Estate Deal of a Lifetime


— Chris Black / @donetodeath

Friday’s Vault

Foundation Skateboards: Barbarians at the Gate, 1994

So Glassy

How Crystal Meth Almost Sank the Sport of Big-Wave Surfing.