“La Carnada” is a short film about a 13-year old’s first trip across the border smuggling cocaine.
Generation Wuss by Bret Easton Ellis
In his books, he used to shoot at the materialistic excesses of his generation. But today, youth has become Bret Easton Ellis’ favorite target. According to him, young people are just too sensitive, too narcissistic ,too stupid. But ultimately, as he explains in this exclusive text, he kind of feels sorry for them (and they love it !).
Adding to the ongoing wussification of the world, the Madrileno village of Mataelpino has replaced bulls with large foam boulders for what was once their annual bull run.
The Art Forger Who Became a National Hero by Zachary Crockett
How one of the biggest fraudsters of 20th century art made millions, conned a Nazi, and emerged a national hero.
So…are robots set to destroy us all? by Michael Odell
With walking, talking joke-cracking robots now a reality, Michael Odell looks into what exactly lies ahead for mankind in the age of artificial intelligence. Are these machines really just here to aid us – or will we end up in a world that mirrors the likes of ‘The Terminator’, Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’…or even ‘Wall-E’?
Photo by Chris Leah
Pot News For Those Who Partake
“Pot-Smoking Moms Unapologetic About Getting High”
While we all know him from his buttoned-up travel show on Saturday television, Rick Steve’s latest tour is Travel as a Political Act: Ending marijuana prohibition in Oregon
There are a lot of cool pools out there in the world, but none as chill as the one surrounded by Elemental Seeds’ outdoor pot lab.
The year was 1985, and it took SEEN 12 hours and 50 cans of spraypaint to put his name on the iconic landmark.
Larry Ellison Bought an Island in Hawaii. Now What? by Jon Mooallem
How the tech billionaire came to own 87,000 acres, three hotels, a wastewater treatment plant, a cemetery and 380 cats.
Dallas Clayton: Dream Big!, a short film by Han Su Kim for Vans OffTheWall.TV
Related: ages ago Dallas did a poetry column for us, you can read them all here
Leave it to the Japanese to integrate condoms into cuisine for a cookbook promoting safe sex.
Even in depressing tunes like this.
“Imagine being on your knees at your father’s funeral beside his casket, saying goodbye to him — and then you have nine orgasms right there,”
Just imagine that. Dale Decker is a Wisconsin man who suffers from a condition called Persistent Genital Arousal Syndrome, which causes him to have upwards of 100 orgasms per day. While the lazy may think that the condition would be amazing, according to Decker “It makes you never want to have another orgasm for as long as you live.” That’s no fun.
The McDonald’s Cocaine Spoon Fiasco by Zachary Crockett
How cocaine and the War on Drugs utterly destroyed McDonald’s coffee spoon
The demographics of the iPhone line have changed over the years.
Charlo Greene, a former reporter on Alaska’s KTVA TV, quit on-air last night in a “Half Baked” style move after outing herself as the owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club, which she had just been reporting on in the segment.
“Now everything you’ve heard is why I, the actual owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club, will be dedicating all of my energy toward fighting for freedom and fairness, which begins with legalizing marijuana here in Alaska,” she said. “And as for this job, well, not that I have a choice but, fuck it, I quit.”
Drops the mic.
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TWIST ESPO SOPE, 1995