Nicholas Felton: A Quantified Life
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
A Brief Look at Texting and the Internet in Film
— Chris Black / @donetodeath
“Insane in the Chromatophores”
Tommy Guerrero’s part in Real’s Non Fiction
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, whenever. Robert Lambert’s Malted Milk Chocolate Sauce features “Swiss milk chocolate blended with malt, triple Madagascar vanilla and Jack Daniels whiskey.”
Real fine Italian design
Last Tango in Kabul by Matthieu Aikins
While war raged across Afghanistan, expats lived in a bubble of good times and easy money. But as the U.S. withdraws, life has taken a deadly turn
Here’s a sweet little profile of the Midwestern Railroad Preservation Society, a group whose aim is to restore early 20th century steam engines and railcars to their former glory.
Back in the day free and easy days of college, students would dream and hypothesize about a 24-hour Simpsons channel. All Simpsons, all the time. The original animation domination. For the next 12 days, FXX is catering to that fantasy with Every. Simpsons. Ever., 552 episodes running today through 11:59 pm September 1st. Check the schedule here, and DVR your day away. We’ve moved the office to the couch to celebrate.
Borderline Personality Disorder, humorously animated and explained by Ofir Sasson
In a tradition allegedly dating back to Marie Antoinette, a body part that we’ve seen thousands of times now has its own Champagne coupe modeled after it. That’s right, Kate Moss’s left breast has been the inspiration for the shape of this cup—moulded while the supermodel was pregnant for extra volume—by Lucien Freud’s daughter, British sculptor Jane McAdam Freud. Commissioned by Richard Caring’s Mayfair restaurant 34 to celebrate Moss’s 25 years of service in the fashion industry, the glass will be available for use beginning in October at 34 and its three sister restaurants across London. It’s without a doubt the closest you’ll ever get to partying with the fashion icon, and the only way to classily cop a feel.
Germany’s strange, misguided obsession with the Native American
Whether you’re taking Manhattan or following that bird in the forest, Patagonia’s Synchilla Snap-T Fleece Hoody is a comfortable piece of clothing to keep you covered and warm.
Adding some flare to a traditional tattooing device, the Handpoker is a 3D printed stainless steel implement of ink by the Brooklyn design studio Death at Sea.