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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

 

How to Live a Lie

Decoding Keith Haring’s Early Works

Here Are the Unsung Props that Make Movies Great

The Travel Log

The Art Of The ‘Clean Version’

Why so many bosses are jerks

What Libraries Can (Still) Do

Truffles, Caviar, and Cristal: A Tale from the Mythic Days of Magazine Expense Accounts

Can a Trip Ever Be ‘Authentic’?

Why Is Everyone Else So Much Better Than You?

The Elvic Oracle

Jokes From 19th Century America

 

— 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

 

French Vending Machines Dispense Short Stories Instead Of Snacks

How an Instagram Account Became a Portal to 1990s Chicano Gang Life

What We Think About When We Run

How “truther,” a word for 9/11 conspiracists, became an all-purpose epithet

The million dollar bag

One man’s war on Hollywood

New Deep South

The Bill Murray Problem

Questions To Ask Before Giving Up

Evolution of the backpack

Why do we have the taste we have?

The Reinvented Visions of Richard Serra

The Internet Is Just Broken

 

— 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

 

Find Your Beach

Died In House

Why do mirrors reverse left and right but not up and down?

Reinventing the deal

In our happiness-obsessed times, is sadness an endangered species?

Why we all deleted your band’s promo email

The Making of a Sinatra Classic

Rediscovered photos of the 70s hollywood skate scene

The Funky Little Football Phone That Sold a Million Magazines

How an episode of The Simpsons is made

Stop faking food allergies

 

— 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

 

It’s All Right to Cry, Dude

How Emojis Find Their Way to Phones

The Man Who Scans Newspapers

What it’s really like to have your photo become a viral meme

This guy has more patents than Thomas Edison

I Hunt The World’s Rarest Plants

How To Sneak Into Theme Parks

Playboy’s Logo Is What Matters—It Earns More Than Nudes Do

Art is beautiful to look at but what is it for?

An Ode to the Pleasures of Walking and Eating

This Is Why You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice on Recordings

Surfing for Freedom: Black Surfers and Reclaiming Cultural History in Los Angeles

Terrible Commercials Featuring Famous Singers

 

— 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

 

‘Real Wealth is Never Having to Spend Time with Assholes’

Robert Crumb Hates You

A Truffle Empire

The Super Recognizer

Raiders of the Lost Web

How Changing Your Reading Habits Can Transform Your Health

Someone just uploaded their complete collection of Kmart in-store background music

Phones For The People

What artists should learn from business people – and vice versa

Fire Hot Mixtapes

Bernie Sanders Dancing

 

— 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

 

Coffe Lids, Explored

How to Tame an Internet Troll

Why Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names?

What it Means to be a Sports Fan

Fiat Beach Cars

The decline of rural American post offices—in pictures

Goodbye, John Doe

Lost Stories From Hunter S. Thompson’s Forgotten Stint As a Foreign Correspondent

New York from punk to Trump

How Two Men Got Rich Off Liquid Ass, the World’s Most Disgusting Smell

Glitched Textile

All of the photos taken during the Apollo missions

How Well Does Lil Wayne Know Vaginas?

Back Away Slowly

 

— 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

 

When Brian Eno & Other Artists Peed in Marcel Duchamp’s Famous Urinal

JFK’s new hotel will bring back the airport’s midcentury glory

Did Millennials Kill The Hangout Sitcom?

The enduring allure of 90s LA on screen

Forgiveness is a skill that can be cultivated

The Suburban Lawn

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Interesting?

The erosion of the neighborhood bar

How Many Daily Meals Did We Used To Eat?

How does your drug dealer text you?

Driving a Van Through a Record Deal

Is Photography the Best Deal in the Art Market?

 

— 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 Long, Sweet Love Affair Between Cops and Doughnuts

Meet the aspiring writers behind your fortune cookie messages

The End of Doom

These Public Libraries Are for Snowshoes and Ukuleles

Times Square, Before They Took All The Porn Away

Why Everything is Bad for You

Let’s Sell Some Shit To These Millennials

The Man Who Built Suburbia

What I Left Out of My Memoir

Le Corbusier in his Paris home and studio

Turning weather into sound

 

— 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
 

Contact sheets reveal the hidden secrets of unforgettable images

Inside John Lennon, Keith Moon And Alice Cooper’s Legendary Hollywood Drinking Club

Gentrification Mad Libs

An Adventure In Cheap Liquor

The Complicated World of Luxury Watches

Bill Hicks on life

Esquire has put every single article they’ve ever published online

Inside the academic bad-book business

Why I Hate Glasses

Learn From a Classic: The Boys and Girls Guide To Getting Down

 

— 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
 

This Man Ate Every Slice of Pizza in Manhattan

The Art World’s Publishing Boom

Everyone’s Worst Page on the Internet

Why radio stations lust for Facebook memes

Visiting Hemingway’s Grave

Your Friends From The 00s Internet

What Is the Point of College?

House Music Mania (1986)

What actually happens when someone leaves millions to a pet

How Picasso-the-Sculptor Ruptured Art History

“Lord of the Flies” gets a politically correct re-write

 

— 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
 

How Darryl Dawkins Changed The NBA

You’re now free to complain about the Wi-Fi

Italian Neighbors Build a Social Network, First Online, Then Off

Should Fans Fear Side Projects?

Airline Posters From Flying’s Golden Age

How People With Disabilities Have Sex

Making Nemo

The mystery of why it’s impossible to pull apart phone books

How High Def Is Changing Your Brain—and Driving the Prop Master Crazy

Stock photos of ‘punkers’

The truth about bathroom sensors (and why they fail so often)
 

— 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
 

Sexual panics about technology through the ages

A Brief History of Mezcal

Inside The Very Special World Of Lee Hazlewood

The Craft of Neon Light Bending

What it looks like to use internet for the very first time

Tarantino on Tarantino

One-Star Yelp Reviews of National Parks

The Widening World of Hand-Picked Truths

Salvador Dalí on What’s My Line?

Hot Sauce, USA

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath
 

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