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Why I’m Not a Fan

Client Feedback On The Creation Of Earth

You Can Be the Smiths’ and Morrissey’s Music Publisher

A Major League Pitcher’s Guide To Baseball’s Bullshit Unwritten Rules

Amazon is Killing My Sex Life

The Intimacy of Anonymity

What Really Goes On Inside A Dishwasher

Some Important, Practical Drug-Use Tips

Even if you don’t realize it, unmoderated comments change the way you think about what you read

How To Be A Jerk

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

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Signs From A Near Future

The Vocal Ranges of Great Singers

Very Short Movie Reviews

Why does practically every music video feature a house party?

Good advice from bad people

The Frozen, Stoic Existence Of A Wildlife Photographer

Russia’s suburbs lack charm … which may be why they’re creative hotspots

The Champion Of Championship Belt Making

Larry Clark Is Still Dangerous After All These Years

Doing verbal battle at the Pun-Off World Championships

Paid Reservations and the Digital Future of Exchanging Cash for Access

 

— 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 you’re bound to find interesting
 
Where the World’s Unsold Cars Go To Die

Confessions of an Outlaw

The World’s Most Expensive Rolex

How Did an Obscure Emoji Take Over the Internet?

The Creativity Crisis

Books from the Met, Unsorted

The Meanings Behind The Symbols on Beer Labels

How to Tell if You’re Turnt Up or Turned Down

Why So Many Rock Stars Die at 27, Explained by Science

Critics of Critics Should Be Criticized
 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

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How We Get Tall

It’s Impossible to Find Good Cooks Nowadays

Read, Kids, Read

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

How to Tell if a Laugh is Real

Whatever Happened to Roller Skating?

Who Cares What Steve Albini Thinks? You Probably Do

On The Age Of The Needlessly Confusing Menu

Yes, Your Internet Is Getting Slower
 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

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You Had Me At Hello: The Science Behind First Impressions

How a Popular Two-Letter Word is Undermining Your Credibility

The Pilot Process

America’s Most Famous Bugler

The Rooms Where The World’s Most Important Decisions Are Made

How To Ruin Your Band Name

The Perfect Essay

How Are Flight Attendants Supposed To Deal With Fornicating Passengers?

A Worldwide Quest For BBQ

The Commodification of Literature

Truisms by Jenny Holzer
 

— 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 you’re bound to find interesting
 
The Bizarre History of Rap’s Oldest Cliche

What Ever Happened to ‘Just Say No’?

A History of Beautiful Ruins

What if your life was constantly buffering?

The Beauty of Meaningless Writing

Where Yinz At

Where to Rent a Jetpack

‘The Problem With Music’ has been solved by the internet

Prescribing Mushrooms for Anxiety
 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

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The Commercial Allure of the Eighties

How to forge a Rothko

The Ins and Outs of Baseball Uniform Design

In Which I Fix My Girlfriend’s Grandparents’ Wifi and Am Hailed as a Conquering Hero

The Science Behind Powdered Alcohol, the Latest Way to Get Drunk

Experience Slows You Down

What Does Your Wireless Network Name Say About You?

The Doctor Who Coaches Athletes On Sleep

Minimal Vintage Album Cover Design

The Lamp That Spies And Tweets Your Conversation
 

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Is avoiding spoilers the critic’s job, or the reader’s?

The art world we deserve?

Disgusting Photos of the Bathrooms and Kitchens of America’s Bachelors

The Confidence Gap

Flavored Envelope Glue: Its Short Life, Unheralded Death, and Potential Return

What book would you send to someone in prison?

‘Fucking Tourist’

The Rural Studio

Sorry, Google won’t let you become a drug dealer

The Untold Story Behind The Great Rock ‘N’ Roll Swindle

All the Gabriel Garcia Marquez (RIP) longreads in The New Yorker
 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

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Why UPS Trucks Don’t Turn Left

A brief history of the movie post-credits sequence

The Original E-Book

Drug Traffickers Build The Best Theme Parks

The night Mott the Hoople’s Ian Hunter sneaked into Elvis Presley’s home

Music Is Just Advertisement for Alcohol Brands

Slow TV

The Future of Media Will Be Streamed

Everything You Wanted To Know About Gigolos

A Visit To The “Villa Savoye”

Why Werner Herzog hates chickens
 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

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Johnny Depp Interviewed By Iggy Pop

So You Think You’re Smarter Than A CIA Agent

How ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ Books Its Acts

Over the Edge

More than LOL and OMG: Internet speak and its benefits to the English language

Manhattan Sunday

Spite Is Good. Spite Works

The history of late-night TV ads for unscrupulous lawyers

“A child’s gotta eat their share of dirt.”

How Dropbox Knows When You’re Sharing Copyrighted Files

New York Rockers
 

— 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 you’re bound to find interesting
 
The Winner-Takes-All Society

Legendary graphic designer Milton Glaser analyzes the art of the modern beer can

Behind the Scenes of “Dazed and Confused”, 1993

How Did Sleep Become So Nightmarish?

Why Do We Love Ghost Stories?

Famous Literary First Lines Perfectly Paired With Rap Lyrics

Why do we have to wait for great men to die to memorialize them as great?

The Endangered Art of the Movie Novelization

The Occupation of Chiraq

Why Selfies Look Wrong

Apparently There’s Now Bitcoin Ecstasy
 

— 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 you’re bound to find interesting
 
Music Criticism Has Degenerated Into Lifestyle Reporting

Eating Goat Penis With America’s One Percent

Pronunciation Errors That Made The English Language What It Is Today

How to Make the Courtesan au Chocolat from The Grand Budapest Hotel

Masters Of Their Own Destiny

Bless You!

Kate Bush, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie and others expound on the topic of ‘Punk’ in 1979

The Real Los Angeles

Vanishing Planes Since 1948
 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

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National Weather Service forecast: You are basically screwed

Where Do Most Runners-up on Reality Talent Shows End Up?

What Lou Reed Taught Me About Love

Are Malls Over?

The Ridiculous Phrases That Universities Have Trademarked

Wikipedia: The Not So Glamorous World Of Celebrity Pictures

By the Bus Stop

The Confessions of David Remnick

Love to complain but need inspiration?

Why Do I Online Date

New SAT Practice Questions
 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

Linked Out

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Confessions Of An Upworthy Editor

The Tom Waits Map

Why Companies Use Such Terrible Spelling and Punctuation In Their Brand Names

Sony’s SRF-39FP Radio: The iPod of Prison

Little Town of Champions

What Faces Can’t Tell Us

Finger Biscuit by Paolo Ulian

Kiev’s Beautiful Molotov Cocktails

How Weed Became the Hippest Slang Term for Marijuana

All your True Detective questions answered in one video

The Anxiety of Unplugging

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

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How Producers Went from Crate Digging to YouTube Surfing

Inside Amtrak’s Plan to Give Free Rides to Writers

A History Of Everything, Including You

The Case For New York City As Greatest City In The World

Everything’s Amazing And Nobody’s Happy

How Wikipedia’s robots and cyborgs snuff out vandalism

A Soccer Golf Course

Reviving Weird Old Food and Figuring Out What Should Be Brought Back

The Weird History of Cosmopolitan’s Most Infamous Sex Tips

Searching For The Roots of Reggae

 

— 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 you’re bound to find interesting
 
Getting Arrested Made Me a Better Person

Why Writers Are the Worst Procrastinators

Could A Young Bob Dylan Make It Now?

Hair-Portraits of The Presidents

The Rise and Fall of New York City’s Biggest Pill Mill

Merv Griffin’s tombstone says, “I will NOT be right back after this message.”

Tuesdays are the Most Productive Day of the Week

The Genetics of Being a Daredevil

Jeffrey Tambor’s Acting Workshop

This Man Wants to Cure Your Internet Addiction

Smart Kid Sells Girl Scout Cookies Outside a Medical Marijuana Clinic

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

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Craigslist Mirrors

More Guests, Empty Houses

Johnny Cash Had His Elvis Impersonation on Lock

Why Music Writers Need To Learn To Check Themselves

Will We Use Commas in the Future?

The Saddest Cookbook In The World

Can Music Improve Athletic Performance?

The Magnetized Zipper

House of Cards, US vs UK editions

 

— 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 you’re bound to find interesting
 
How To Hold a Hamburger

A World Without Shadows

There’s No Reason Not to Drink Urine

Cameron Crowe Muses on Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s Lester Bangs

What Musician Do You Love No Matter What?

Work from Computers on Law & Order

What Was the Point of the Facebook “Poke”? Was It All Just Sexual?

Too Poor for Pop Culture

How Music Hijacks Our Perception of Time

Read My Lips: A Guide To Lip Synching Disasters

The day the President met George Harrison

The Fairy Tale World of Eyes as Big as Plates

Meet The Man Who Hacked Jeopardy

Wild footage of legendary Grateful Dead set at the ‘Honky Château’ in France, 1971

 

— 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 you’re bound to find interesting
 
How Can I Conquer A Musical Blind Spot?

The Very Best of John Belushi: A Video Primer
Vintage Drum Kits From The ’20s & ’30s

What makes a movie “so bad it’s good,” instead of just bad?

The Awards Show Will Not Be Televised

Apple’s game changer is riding into the sunset

How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username

A Midnight Army at The Dawn of The Web

Forgotify

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

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