Art Openings in Los Angeles This Weekend

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A lot of great events happening on Friday and Saturday including Slow Culture’s second anniversary show honoring the late and great Justin Van Hoy.

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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
 

How to Live Wisely

What Do You Do At Night?

The 100-Year-Old Technology of The New York City Subway

Why I’m Not a Fan

There should be a lane for that

If You Work From Home (or Aspire to) You Must Read This

New Jersey’s Doo-Wop Motels, After the Tourists of Summer Have Gone

Living without a sense of smell

I Delete Everything

The End of the Hoop Dream

 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

Friday’s Vault

Scott Conklin in Alien Workshop’s Memory Screen

Casual with a Chance of Rugged

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Patagonia’s 30L Arbor Duffel bag.

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“A Living, Breathing Sound Sculpture”

Big ups to our buddies The Principals for their work on DELQA, an experiential installation involving the music of Mathew Dear and whole lot of touching. Experience it through this Sunday at the New Museum’s New Inc. Space in NYC.

More info here

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Design (Cards) Against Humanity

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30 top-notch graphic designers contribute a new expansion pack to Cards Against Humanity with all profits going to the Chicago Design Museum. The set, which is inspired by George Carlin’s “The Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television,” features illustrated work from Milton Glaser, Susan Kare, Paula Scher, Cody Hudson, Jessica Hische, Jason Polan, and more.

Available here

Fecal Matter – Illiteracy Will Prevail (Demo)

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How long will your ears let you listen (below) to this 1985 demo tape from 18-year old Kurt Cobain’s punk rock band ‘Fecal Matter’? Melvins drummer Dale Crover was on bass.

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‘I am Tarzan!’

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A shirtless man on meth and covered in mud was recently found screaming and swinging through trees inside a bird exhibit at the Santa Ana Zoo. Here’s the 911 call.

The Wide World of Weed

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Pot News for Those Who Partake

Susan Sarandon: “It’s never fun being high when you have to pretend you’re not.”

Skating a half pipe in a gigantic hemp field looks like a dream

Marijuana in American History, Boston University’s new course surveying pot policy

Is your drug dealing competition costing you money?

Capitol Hemp, D.C.’s go-to head shop re-opens

An interview with George Jung, one of the most famous drug smugglers in history

and

Watch a travel mug telescope down into a bong right before your eyes (below)
 

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Wayne Fromm, International Selfie God

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Meet the Canadian inventor who filed the 2005 US patent for an “Apparatus for supporting a camera and method for using the apparatus,” aka the “selfie stick.”

Brilliant

The opening credits to Scooby-Doo remade in Grand Theft Auto V.

via, laughingsquid

One Day Out and Miss Piggy is Already Doing Nudes…

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Original watercolor by Matt Furie

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