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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


Can Brands Be Cool Anymore

Where your taste in music comes from

Why Modern Work Is So Boring

Is Travel Writing Dead?

Why I Love Ugly Uniforms

Grooming Your Stardom

What’s the Most Awkward Wrong Number Call or Text You’ve Received?

What The Charts Tell Us About The Comebacks Of Classic Indie Bands

Why We Fight About Pop Music


— Chris Black / @donetodeath

Friday’s Vault

Damien Carabajal in H-Street’s Next Generation, 1992


Ship to Shore

adidas TERREX Climacool Parley Boat Shoes


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Just Ice

It’s iceberg season in Newfoundland.


Chill Lifes


Colorful compositions by Casey Gray, whose new show Double Knotted is on view at Hashimoto Contemporary in San Francisco through April 22nd.

See Me, Hear Me, Like Me

How social media made popularity boring.


“I’m such a spoiled old toad … I was blessed with a crappy life”

Charles Bukowski’s Crappy Life


River Piracy

When one river captures and diverts the flow of another.



The amount of money it will probably take you to purchase this rare Frank Lloyd Wright designed home near Minneapolis.


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Getting Out is the Tough Part

To circumvent an Indian court ruling requiring bars to be at least 500 meters from state and national highways, the Aishwarya Bar built a 250 meter long maze to its entrance.


Nature Boi

Forest is a time management app that allows you to cultivate a digital plot of land as a reward for staying focused.


The Rarest of Reads

Long out of print, Carson Mell’s Saguaro is returning to bookshelves.