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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
 
What is Turbulence Anyway?

The Man Behind The Modern Music Industry

Speaking with Lorin Stein The Editor of The Paris Review

The Forgotten History of Mace

Where Did Soul-Sucking Office-Speak Come From?

Is Pixar’s Run of Greatness Over?

Hollywood on the Tiber

Why is storytelling critical in business?

Shit Record Covers

Welcome to the Failure Age!

Does Smoking Pot Make You Dumb? Stoners Respond

Internet Advice from Ann Landers in the Mid-1990s
 

— Chris Black / @donetodeath

Friday’s Vault

Pat Duffy in Plan B’s Second Hand Smoke

A Parliament About Nothing

Seinfeld in Australian Parliament

Art Openings Tonight (and This Weekend) in New York & Los Angeles

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EARLY MAN
Aurel Schmidt, Austin Lee, Barry McGee, Bjarne Melgaard, Bruce High Quality Foundation, Christian Rosa, David Pappaceno, David Shrigley, Dennis Hoekstra, Devin Troy Strother, Eric Yahnker, Francine Spiegel, Giovanni Garcia-Fenech, Jim Drain, JIM JOE, Katherine Bernhardt, Misaki Kawai, Paul DeMuro, Takeshi Murata, Theo Rosenblum, and more.

November 13 – December 28th, 2014

The Hole
312 Bowery
New York, New York 10012

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“Nightstick” (Limp)

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Brad Downey’s new edition with Case Studyo deflates the authority.

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Brothers in Neon

LAS VEGAS is Tom Gould’s excellent new short film profiling the operators of the oldest strip club in New Zealand.

It Costs $195 to Destroy an AK-47 in Africa

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Well, that’s roughly the math for Fonderie 47’s $195,000 “Inversion Principle” watch. For each timepiece sold, 1,000 AK-47’s in Africa are destroyed. To add a certain bravado to the project, some of these weapons end up reappearing as part of an assault-grade steel plate in the watch itself. Tough stuff if you can afford it.

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Flushed Out

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Jacksonville police recently arrested a 24-year-old man for stealing the toilet flushing mechanisms from 17 different public restrooms.

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A Quiz About People Caught Up in the Moment

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Cumming or Drumming?

My Baby Blue

You Have to F**king Eat, performed by Bryan Cranston

To Keep You Warm on Those Days When You Pick Up Your Best Made Axe and Just Let the Splinters Fly

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Polo’s Channel-Quilted Workshirt featuring a buffalo plaid cotton lining

Comet Sounds

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The newly touched 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet also makes futuristic music.

Buying a Beer Because of its Label

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The Brown Note from Against The Grain Brewery is the “brown ale to end all brown ales.”

Lunchtime Laughter

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Magnum Images Rescued from Oblivion

Magnum’s “Square Print Sale” features overlooked work by photographic masters like Elliot Erwitt, Bruce Davidson, and Thomas Hoepker. The signed, 6″x6″ time-limited editions are available for $100 through Friday, November 14th at 5pm EST, so get your good gifting on until then.

Printables

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The Alaska of Giants and Gods by Dave Eggers

“The Lower Forty-eight was full of cowards and thieves and it was time for mountains and people of truth and courage.”

Working Class Window Art. As Outsider as it Gets.

Baltimore’s painted screens

The Wide World of Weed

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Pot news for those who partake

 

High Maintenance is back: Why Vimeo Funded a Show About a Weed Dealer

The Green Mile: Denver’s antique row turned pot street fights a rebranding

Joe Rogan jokes on Why Pot Is Illegal

Legalization in D.C.: A hazy pot cloud of what-ifs

Slowly getting there: New York City’s Incomplete Marijuana Reform

$3.75 Million: “the largest-ever investment in a cannabis management company”

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Since you’re trapped at work: High Times lists their Top 10 Strains of 2014

 

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Would Rather Walk

Would even jog, if forced to. Here, two men in a tin can van get driven along the Alwas Killar Road in India

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