A basic look at the day-to-day operations of a modern day Colombian drug cartel
Minor League Manhood by Dirk Hayhurst
Lots of guys made their cases for why they should be considered the alpha male of a locker room in the low minors when this writer was down on the farm. But the biggest separator was one’s prowess with the opposite sex. It fostered a toxic culture of misogyny and exploitation.
Pot News for Those Who Partake
Emphasis on dessert: weed weddings are growing in popularity in the legal states
Eaze, the Uber for weed in San Francisco.
On the medical tip, new research shows that THC could slow down tumor growth in cancer patients
In other research news: Volunteers in the federal “how stoned is too stoned to drive” study were observed as happy participants in the testing.
Torture in Texas! Police bring in inmates from a local prison to clear marijuana fields
Is jail still an option for these guys tho? Illegal “hood” weed is still sold in legal states
Casey Neistat shows off his “Intuitive Categorization Method”
Featuring Ed Templeton’s Make Up Girls and Clint Woodside’s N/E/S/W, this out of print 2-in-1 zine from Deadbeat Club features many faces and places.
Fashion Advertising: Controversy — Where Has It Gone? by Lisa Lockwood (with contributions from Cynthia Martens, Lauren McCarthy)
After shifts from the shocking and suggestive to the socially conscious and aspirational, the fashion industry has entered a new state of advertising: tame.
Andrew W.K. is your new Life Coach
Stefan Sagmeister happily chimes on about storytelling. The business kind, not the fun kind.
Paul Trillo’s new short film A Truncated Story of Infinity is a look at the endless amount of variations your day and life could have. Also, “Infinitude” is an amazing noun that is defined as “the state or quality of being infinite or having no limit.” Like Master P in space.
The Soto Pocket Torch turns your basic disposable lighter into a torch capable of producing a windproof flame as hot as 2,300 °F
How Secret Societies Stay Hidden On the Internet by Matt King
Inside the surreal recruitment process of a legendary club—or something like it—at New York University
Illustration by Miroslav Kostic
Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson in Mistaken for Strangers: The Play
Ridiculous promo shots from the golden era of the WWF.
From the archives of Sharpshooter Collectibes
A Tiny Club’s Uneasy Rise by Raphael Minder
Eibar, a small soccer team with a 5,250 seat stadium is entering Spain’s top division, La Liga. And it’s been a pain in the ass.
Photograph by Markel Redondo for The New York Times
‘SKIN’ is a short film by Tom Gould that profiles Martyka ‘Skin Dog’ Brandt, one of the founding members of New Zealand’s most notorious gang, the Mighty Mongrel Mob.
The price being asked by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles creator Kevin Eastman for the first drawing ever made of a hero in half shell.
A face appeared in some parting clouds over Norfolk, England earlier this week
“Lunch Time” portraits by Charles H. Traub