Bidding for the Position of Dr. Dre’s Personal Art Advisor

In an ideal world, the extremely wealthy would let me buy art for them. Equipped with no vested interests, no time for back rubbing and preening, only just an eye for nice pictures, it’d be a fantastic fit. With this in mind, I’ve selected 11 works of art from tonight’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction at Sotheby’s for Dr. Dre, hip-hop’s first billionaire. Lord knows he’ll need some decoration for that house he just bought.

‘Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left behind by those who hustle’

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Banksy donates an artwork taken off of the street by the leader of Bristol Boys Club to the Bristol Boys Club, to do with it as they see fit.

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One Startup’s Struggle to Survive the Silicon Valley Gold Rush by Gideon Lewis-Kraus

Action-Filled Fantasies

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One of my multi-million dollar dreams is to build an Action Park replica for my friends and I to hang out at a couple times a year. There’d be a great BBQ, onsite emergency medical staff, maybe a cool DJ, and of course, all the crazy rides that the shortest lived, most legendary theme park had to offer. To get an idea of how fun and dangerous this would be, here’s a “best of Action Park” video complete with people actually sliding down the infamous Cannonball Loop.

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Tax Time in Springfield

Heads or Tails

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In such a disposable economy, it’s always a treasure to come across old money. Here, Chris Ware imagines the journey of one penny, minted in 1929.

Knock On Wood…

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Your chances of getting audited by the IRS are at the lowest percentages since the 1980s. A look at the numbers, below.

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Stacks of Cheddar & Dough & Clams & Cake & Bread

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The richest, and in turn most powerful families in food.

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Shabazz Napier’s One Shining Moment of Truth by Ian Crouch

The NCAA champ who can’t afford to eat

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Hoard d’Oeuvres by Rhonda Lieberman

Art collecting is the most esteemed form of shopping in our culture today

PotCoin

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The Marijuana industry is getting its own crypto-currency.

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Streaming Silence

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Los Angeles band Vulfpeck have figured out a way to get paid off of Spotify, have their fans stream their album Sleepify (full of silent tracks) on repeat while they sleep.
 

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