Yung Mule

“La Carnada” is a short film about a 13-year old’s first trip across the border smuggling cocaine.

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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 !).

Running of the Balls

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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.

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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.

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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

 

The Wide World of Weed

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Pot News For Those Who Partake
 
“Pot-Smoking Moms Unapologetic About Getting High”

The 420 Fight Club is a free weekly Martial Arts class held in Washington Square Park

7% fewer Americans support pot legalization than a year ago

September 10, 1914: The date of America’s First Marijuana Bust

Stinky Greens: Officials in Spokane, Washington are thinking about testing sewage for THC to get a gauge on the population’s pot use

The Bone Leaf Pendant (above) is a perfect gift for your Ganja-loving girl

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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
 

The Chillest Pool in the World

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 Story Behind SEEN and the Hollywood Sign

The year was 1985, and it took SEEN 12 hours and 50 cans of spraypaint to put his name on the iconic landmark.

via, HYB

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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.

The Power of Endless Positivity

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

“I want to cook condom food for you”

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Leave it to the Japanese to integrate condoms into cuisine for a cookbook promoting safe sex.

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Wisdom Comes In All Forms

Even in depressing tunes like this.

The Real Captain Tying Knots

“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,”

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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.

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The McDonald’s Cocaine Spoon Fiasco by Zachary Crockett

How cocaine and the War on Drugs utterly destroyed McDonald’s coffee spoon

Free Market NYC >>> Black Market China

The demographics of the iPhone line have changed over the years.

 

Monday Sentiments

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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Linked Out

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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
 

Learning How to Exert Self-Control

What Happens When We All Live to 100?

The Sad, Gradual Decline of the Fade-Out in Popular Music

John Lennon doing a commercial for Tower Records, 1973

The Full Story of How The Santa Monica Courthouse Became a Legal Skate Spot

The Vocabulary of Food

Is Instagram The Next Great Ad Network?

Throw Everything Out

How to Fake Your Next Vacation

A Portrait of the Alt-Bro as a Young Dumbass

Technology has made life harder for admen, but they will not disappear

The Crazy King of the American Water Slide

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

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Dave Schubert

TWIST ESPO SOPE, 1995

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