September 25, 2014

Ugh Life by Paul Armstrong

My finger is hovering over the add to cart button because this graphic makes me giggle every time I see it.

September 24, 2014

The first thing your website should say.

Have you ever looked at a blank page and not known how to start writing? It’s worse on the web because the possibilities are endless. You’re no longer…

The Lottery at XOXO 2014

Glenn Fleishman reports from Portland’s beloved arts and technology festival, where a darker sense of mission and meaning took hold in the event’s third year.…

It’s Finally Time to Stop Caring About Lauryn Hill

I’ll never forget the first time I heard The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. It was in a record store, back when they had stations set up for you to listen to new…

September 8, 2014 — Medium

A time capsule for later. I am fascinated by predictions and how we shift our memories over time to align to them. For example, of course the iPhone was going…

September 23, 2014

Panic: Introducing Transmit iOS

My love for Transmit is now portable / via uncrate

Tilt Brush

VR painting tool. Super neat / via waxy

September 22, 2014

Justin Timberlake Has a Cold

This article originally appeared in Issue 20 of n+1 and is reprinted on Longform by permission of the author. Hear David Samuels discuss this story on the n+1…

Finding the humor in a twist of fate – The Boston Globe

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff BU alum Will Lautzenheiser became a comic after losing his limbs while battling a fierce, deadly infection. Will Lautzenheiser loved…

I Had a Stroke at 33

View this image › Illustration by Perrin for BuzzFeed There was a cascade of input — triangles and sky and gravel sound and music on the radio and wind and the…

Write every day – Mathias Lafeldt

I’ve got a Markdown file in my Dropbox that’s called “Write every day”. I created this file on April 22, 2014. Today, five months later, that document contains…

September 20, 2014

PAPERMAG: Fran Lebowitz to Tourists: “Stay Home”

Fran Lebowitz loves to talk -- so much so that when Martin Scorsese made a documentary about her he called it Public Speaking . But before she was one of the…

September 19, 2014

September 18, 2014

Iggy Azalea and Realness in Hip-Hop

“First things first: I’m the realest.” This is the first line of “Fancy,” a single that has dominated the hip-hop charts since June. “Fancy” is by Iggy Azalea,…

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"...please, enjoy life. Take it by both hands, grab it, shake it and believe in every second of it..."

And So There Must Come an End

"...please, enjoy life. Take it by both hands, grab it, shake it and believe in every second of it..."

September 17, 2014

The Church of U2 – The New Yorker

A few years ago, I was caught up in a big research project about contemporary hymns (or “hymnody,” as they say in the trade). I listened to hundreds of hymns on…

I Quit Liking Things On Facebook for Two Weeks. Here’s How It Changed My View of Humanity — Medium

a hopeful look at what happens when you quit the Like On August 1st, I announced that I was going to quit liking things on Facebook. At the time, I simply…

Rush Hour

Mesmerized and nervous watching this Black Sheep Film.