November 10, 2014

The Unknown Story of Nintendo’s Secret Weapon – IGN

By Blake HarrisEarlier this month, my friend Sam Borofsky passed away. For those unfamiliar with Sam, he played a pivotal role in creating and shaping the…

ign.com

November 9, 2014

Life in Chains: Finding Home at Taco Bell

by John DeVore, Nov 5 2014, 1:00p Taco Bell is the best Mexican food I ever ate. I will say this to your face over a plate of enchiladas suiza. You will shake…

eater.com

November 8, 2014

Monty The Penguin

One of those commercials that makes me cry and want to buy something from the retailer.

youtube.com

November 7, 2014

HOW TO WRITE

A little-bit of hard-won wisdom I’ve managed to borrow* over the years. The first thing to know is that many people confuse the act of writing with a different…

medium.com

‘Alex From Target’ and the Mess of Uncontrollable Fame

“That teenage cute boy at the target now has 450K twitter followers so why are any of us even trying?” An adult friend Gchatted me this on Monday afternoon. Now…

nymag.com

Clayton Cubitt on The Great Discontent (TGD)

Raised in New Orleans, Clayton Cubitt is a photographer, filmmaker, and writer based in New York City. He mixes art and fashion with technology and is the…

thegreatdiscontent.com

November 6, 2014

Too Many Cooks

I just sat through a few minutes of this Adult Swim... Thing... and I snorted and laughed. A lot. Saving this link to view in one big chunk and dig deeper into Andy's links.

waxy.org

November 5, 2014

Cotton Bureau on Twitter

Thought Pixelworkers sunsets, Cotton Bureau marches on. I'm following them on Twitter now because I wasn't before.

twitter.com

United Pixelworkers, one last hurrah

United Pixelworkers is closing. This is sad, but I understand. Some of my favorite tees are from here. (And some are still available! Scroll down!)

unitedpixelworkers.com

FKA twigs on the Tonight Show

Some silk, some fans, some lights. You've got a striking performance backdrop.

stereogum.com

The Sixth Stage of Grief is Retro-Computing by Paul Ford

It's not even noon and I spent three chunks of time getting through this essay about life. It was so worth it. My virtual highlighter ran out of ink.

medium.com

November 4, 2014

Her Family Stopped Eating Sugar for A Year, and This is What Happened

By: Eve O. Schaub | Once upon a time, I was healthy; at least I thought I was. Sure, I lacked enough energy to get me through the day, but with all the…

themindunleashed.org

A Natural Fix for A.D.H.D. – NYTimes.com

ATTENTION deficit hyperactivity disorder is now the most prevalent psychiatric illness of young people in America, affecting 11 percent of them at some point…

nytimes.com

November 3, 2014

On Kindness — Matter — Medium

By Cord JeffersonIllustrations by Celine Loup For a few weeks one summer, when I was about eight or nine, my family and I road-tripped from our home in Tucson…

medium.com

October 30, 2014

Three rules for a happy designer

I like these rules very much. / via @thefoxisblack

thatis-kingcharming.tumblr.com

Tim Cook Speaks Up

Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself. Apple…

businessweek.com

October 29, 2014

Why Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use iPads (And Why You Shouldn’t Either)

If you fall within the Gen-Y era like us, chances are you’ve given a bunch of thought as to how you would raise your own children in this day and age (assuming…

nextshark.com

Anita Sarkeesian on Video Games’ Great Future

SAN FRANCISCO — I remember, when I was a kid, desperately trying to persuade my mom and dad to buy me a Game Boy. They were very reluctant. The conventional…

nytimes.com

October 28, 2014

72 Hours of #Gamergate — The Message — Medium

Two months ago today, actor Adam Baldwin was the first to use the #Gamergate hashtag on Twitter, solidifying a name for the movement that’s dominated all…

medium.com

MIKEY BURTON

Fun for clicking and for inspiring and for all the goodness.

mikeyburton.com