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Why old skate videos are getting me through the pandemic
Why old skate videos are getting me through the pandemic
Nostalgia is a powerful balm for difficult times – and replaying skate videos is the one thing lifting my spirits amidst our current reality.
·huckmag.com·
Why old skate videos are getting me through the pandemic
Space, Time and DVR Mechanics
Space, Time and DVR Mechanics
When it comes to watching sports on TV, it’s live … or it’s totally dead.
·grantland.com·
Space, Time and DVR Mechanics
Pud Revisits His Past, Launches An Email Newsletter Platform With TinyLetter – TechCrunch
Pud Revisits His Past, Launches An Email Newsletter Platform With TinyLetter – TechCrunch
Email newsletters may be ready for a comeback. The fact is that despite the communications mechanism being old-school, publishers can put in less effort to get more views in an inbox than on a blog. AOL exec Bob Pittman has bet big on email newsletters, funding a number of media startups built aro…
·techcrunch.com·
Pud Revisits His Past, Launches An Email Newsletter Platform With TinyLetter – TechCrunch
Tinyletter was one of the greatest missed opportunities in tech
Tinyletter was one of the greatest missed opportunities in tech
Welcome! I'm Simon Owens and this is my tech and media newsletter. You can subscribe by clicking on this handy little button: The last year has been a good one for newsletter publishing platform Substack. After securing a $15.3 million funding round in July 2019, it went on to lure hundreds of high profile writers onto its service. In late 2019, a group of prominent never Trumpers from the National Review and Weekly Standard
·simonowens.substack.com·
Tinyletter was one of the greatest missed opportunities in tech
Pandemic Life: Unsolved Mysteries
Pandemic Life: Unsolved Mysteries
I'm still haunted by the mystery of my hometown's banana peel pile. What strange things can you just not shake?
·discourseblog.substack.com·
Pandemic Life: Unsolved Mysteries
How Should One Live? - The American Interest
How Should One Live? - The American Interest
This is the question that tormented Søren Kierkegaard, perhaps the first great philosopher to process our modern world—and it comes to life in Clare Carlisle's unconventional new biography.
·the-american-interest.com·
How Should One Live? - The American Interest
Please, Fuck Off: Nick Kristof
Please, Fuck Off: Nick Kristof
The Times' resident white savior has his heart in the right place. But his work falls short over and over again.
·discourseblog.substack.com·
Please, Fuck Off: Nick Kristof
How I Learned to Love Colin Jost
How I Learned to Love Colin Jost
I’ve been fixated on his very punchable face since I first saw it on Weekend Update. So of course I had to read his memoir.
·slate.com·
How I Learned to Love Colin Jost
The Anarchic History of OPEC SID, New York's Legendary Punk Hotline
The Anarchic History of OPEC SID, New York's Legendary Punk Hotline
Three decades ago, the punk rockers, hardcore kids and metalheads of New York City relied on the operators of one answering machine to find out where bands were playing. This is the story of 212-OPEC-SID
·melmagazine.com·
The Anarchic History of OPEC SID, New York's Legendary Punk Hotline
The Radicalization of Seth Rogen
The Radicalization of Seth Rogen
The actor and comedian has taken a leftist turn — and he’s not apologizing
·melmagazine.com·
The Radicalization of Seth Rogen
The story of Keleketla!: A global collaboration of music and activism
The story of Keleketla!: A global collaboration of music and activism
Legendary London DJ duo Coldcut have been making music together for an incredible 33 years now, which means Matt Black and Jonathan More must be fast approaching national treasure status. But don’t expect any valedictory laps of honour just yet from two men still working on, and presiding over, plenty of sonic vitality as label... Read more »
·huckmag.com·
The story of Keleketla!: A global collaboration of music and activism
Chapter 1: Birth | CSS-Tricks
Chapter 1: Birth | CSS-Tricks
Tim Berners-Lee is fascinated with information. It has been his life’s work. For over four decades, he has sought to understand how it is mapped and
·css-tricks.com·
Chapter 1: Birth | CSS-Tricks
Opinion | Never Tweet - The New York Times
Opinion | Never Tweet - The New York Times
The controversy over the Covington students shows why American journalism should disengage from Twitter.
·nytimes.com·
Opinion | Never Tweet - The New York Times
Antitrust Politics
Antitrust Politics
Analyzing the politics of the antitrust hearing featuring the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook.
·stratechery.com·
Antitrust Politics
Overexposed: A History of Fotomat
Overexposed: A History of Fotomat
The tiny photo processing kiosks could be found everywhere in the 1970s and 1980s. And that was the problem.
·mentalfloss.com·
Overexposed: A History of Fotomat