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The World’s Smallest and Most Political Accessory

How Hip-Hop Mixtapes Changed The Game

The Sponge Divers of Greece

New York City’s Youngest Elected Official

The Auteurs Changing Cinema

When Is It OK to Brag?

The Rhythm of Food

Print is dead. Long live print.

The Unknown Story Behind L.A.’s Most Celebrated Photograph

Jealousy List 2016

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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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

 

Why Is Rap So Obsessed With the Illuminati?

Paninari: The Italian Originators of Fast Food in Fashion

The Untold Story of Ableton Live

Reflections on True Friendship

Is the Mindfulness Craze Turning Us Into Suckers?

How to listen to the hidden sounds of your city in real time

Why music is not lost

Honest Museum Audio Tour

The Need to Read

Life Without Boredom

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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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

 

What Happens When Filmmakers Raid Dead Directors’ Unmade Projects?

Juergen Teller’s Surprising Take on Robert Mapplethorpe

The pop-culture progress myth

When Eve and Eve Bit the Apple

About Margiela, the Man Behind the Brand

How Social Media Normalized Mediocrity: Through the Lens of Music

At the height of his fame, Truman Capote hosted the greatest party ever

The right way to do drugs

Therapy’s Digital Disconnect

A Trip Through DJ Booths: 1976-2016

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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How Abstraction Can Ease the Pain

Behind the scenes on the set of ‘Cry-Baby’

HyperNormalisation

The Stupidity of Computers

Can Artists Stop Brands from Using Their Lyrics?

Love Saves the Day

The Mirror Effect

How streets, roads, and avenues are different

To Make ‘The Godfather’ His Way, Francis Ford Coppola Waged A Studio Battle

We Built Our Bubble

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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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

 

Movies Aren’t Dead, but They’ll Never Be the Same

The Making of a New York Times Magazine Cover

Why Do We Care What’s in Your Bag?

A Love Letter to Drinking in Bars

The New Relationship Between Pop Culture & The White House

A Journey Through What’s Left of Tinseltown

The Chopped Cheese’s Sharp Rise to Fame

In Japan, Tapping the World’s Best Vintage

Bottoming out with Joan Rivers

Pushing That Crosswalk Button May Make You Feel Better, but…

The City That Was Saved by the Internet

Adult Rappers

The Slow, Painful Death of the Workplace Sitcom

Social Media’s Dial-Up Ancestor: The Bulletin Board System

Vine Dries Up. Black Humor Loses a Home

The reigning absurdity in the digital news economy

Is There an Uncanny Valley for Emoji?

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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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

 

The End of Adolescence

What makes a family business different

The Endangered Web Art of the Nineties and Aughts

Why Obnoxiously Confident People End Up Successful

Are we witnessing the demise of the deli?

Linsanity by Andrew Kuo

The Forgotten Precursor to iTunes

Seats of Power

The Private Museum of Classic Fashion

How Nickelodeon Got America Hooked on Cable

Looking for the Beach Boys

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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The Return of the Song Plugger

Perils of Peak Attention

Art of the Menu

The Rise and Fall of the Army Surplus Store

Isis Hair Salon

This guy eats hot wings with celebrities for a living

The Sound of Silence: On Music and how it Dictates our Lives

Illustrated Interview: John Baldessari

Some of Us Are Haunted by Washington Phillips

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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The last day of hot metal press before computers come in at The New York Times

Is the Album a Dead Format for Music?

Generation Adderall

Podcasting From Prison

The New York Public Library’s Secret Apartments

Air Jordans, Hockey and Hardcore: How Punk Embraced Sports

The Man Musicians Call When Two Tunes Sound Alike

The Spielberg Face

How Howard Stern Owned Donald Trump

The tyranny of choice

Do I really have to wait for other people to finish a cell phone photo shoot?

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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

 

When Scientology Sponsored Race Cars

Why the Future of TV Isn’t TV

The Dull Men’s Club

Be Kind to People Dressed As Food

I Covered The Braves For A Newspaper That Didn’t Exist

Behind Your Film’s Soundtrack: The Important Role of the Music Supervisor

How the business of bottled water went mad

Why We Ignore the Obvious

The Pains of Cultivating Real Wasabi

The demise of rock ’n’ roll nostalgia

More than a place, the Airport is a State of Mind

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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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

 

The History of Fine Dining

Restoring the first recording of computer music

On Reading Diverse Authors

The Age of the Wordless Logo

This Is Your Brain on Jock Jams

Please Stop Making Short Films, Musicians

Brazil’s Love Motels

Designing a Fragrance is a Perfect Merging of Science and Art

Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect

The Return of Ugliness

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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

 

Is the Future of Fine Art in Hollywood’s Hands?

The accidental power of design

How the worlds of dancehall culture and church collide in Jamaica

David Hockney looks back to see if there’s a formula for creating a classic

Chris Rock’s Favorite Standup Specials

Dispatches from the Rap Wars

We Are All Just Pretending Not to Be Frightened

The Critic Who Convinced Me That Criticism Could Be Art

How Pop Culture Wore Out Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’

Stop hiding things in your sock drawer

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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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

 

The drum machine that helped define techno

Salinger’s House, Artist’s Retreat

Animated Engines

Have We Witnessed the Death of Boybands?

Is the Customer Always Right?

Backstabbing, Moogs and the funky worm: How gangsta rap was born

There is no end — only more internet

What It’s Like to Write Music When You Think You’re Going Insane

A vending machine for releasing anger

The Loneliest Tree in the World

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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