a16z Podcast

3 Feb. 2023
In this cross-over episode from Bio Eats World, Kristen Fortney, cofounder and CEO of BioAge, joins Vijay Pande, founding partner of a16z Bio + Health, and Olivia Webb, editorial lead, to discuss [...]
27 Jan. 2023
At the end of 2022, our team at a16z asked dozens of partners across the firm to spotlight one big idea that startups in their fields could tackle in 2023.Emerging from this exercise came 40+ [...]
24 Jan. 2023
At the end of 2022, our team at a16z asked dozens of partners across the firm to spotlight one big idea that startups in their fields could tackle in 2023.Emerging from this exercise came 40+ [...]
19 Jan. 2023
In this special episode, we share never heard before footage from Steve Wozniak alongside his cofounder and best man, Alex Fielding. Listeners get an inside look into what drove Woz to building a [...]
12 Jan. 2023
New year, new you! Right?Well, as much as we’d all like to believe that we embrace the new… the reality is that we often resist change.That’s why we’ve brought in someone who has studied how [...]
10 Jan. 2023
In this episode, Marc Andreessen and Vijay Pande discuss expert AI and its role in healthcare, bio, and more. Watch on Youtube: https://youtu.be/c7ScUDYSRYoSubscribe to Bio Eats World: [...]
6 Jan. 2023
with @robertiger @cdixon @smc90A wide-ranging conversation with Bob Iger on the interplay between technology, content, and distribution; as well as Bob’s journey -- and that of various creators! -- [...]

Full Disclosure

31 Jan. 2023
In case you missed it, excerpts from our talks with rookie standup comic Cole Mier; CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane; Chef Daniel Harthausen, winner of HBO Max's "The Big [...]
23 Jan. 2023
"Why is there nowhere to turn for this?" ~Paige Wilson, whose own experience caring for her mother inspired her to found Naborforce, a venture-backed startup that connects older adults with people in [...]
15 Jan. 2023
CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane on the new GOP-led House's difficult math; January 6's long reach; social media and the renegade lawmaker; and the usefulness of George Santos to [...]
9 Jan. 2023
A 20-year old college dropout moves to the city and scrapes by with restaurant gigs. Seven years into this vision quest, he gets called to appear on an HBO cooking tournament -- and comes back to [...]
25 Dec. 2022
Aspiring comedian Cole Mier has been doing standup since the wise old age of eight. He's now 21, fresh out of UCLA, waiting tables and taking names -- and gigs. But it's not all laughs all the time.
24 Dec. 2022
In case you missed it... From Wall Street whistleblowing to coffee shop "tipflation" to Iran's season of protest -- highlights from recent episodes, for your holiday-travel enjoyment.
19 Dec. 2022
Puck co-founder Jon Kelly on his foray into the world of private equity -- to emerge with the business plan and funding for an influence-driven media startup. Puck is breaking news, making waves and [...]

Mashable

5 Feb. 2023
With King Charles III's coronation right around the corner, SNL thought it best to seek the expertise of real Brits. When British rappers Milly Pounds and Shirty (James Austin Johnson and Devon [...]
5 Feb. 2023
Bowen Yang has practically made a career out of playing objects and insects (the iceberg that sank the Titanic, the spotted lantern fly) and this week he returned to the SNL stage as a particularly [...]
5 Feb. 2023
What makes Saturday Night Live's Lisa from Temecula sketch so funny, isn't the material itself. It's that everyone in the sketch from Nwodim to host Pedro Pascal can't hold character the entire [...]
5 Feb. 2023
It seems the success of HBO's The Last of Us has gotten to the heads of the executives, who are now making plans to reimagine another hugely popular video game into a gritty psychological drama. And [...]
5 Feb. 2023
TL;DR: As of Feb. 5, you can score a Nationwide Players Pass Annual Golf Membership and a $50 Restaurant.com eGift card for only $49 — that's a 75% discount from the usual value.It’s [...]
5 Feb. 2023
TL;DR: As of Feb. 5, you can pick up a refurbished Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet for only $159.99 instead of $594 — that's 73% in savings.Whether we like it or not, multitasking is a necessary [...]
5 Feb. 2023
TL;DR: As of Feb. 5, you can get a lifetime subscription to the Jillian Michaels Fitness App for just $179 instead of $449.95. That's a 60% price drop for a limited time.As much as it’d be [...]

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Lex Fridman Podcast

2 Feb. 2023
Tim Dodd is host of the Everyday Astronaut YouTube channel, where he teaches about rocket engines and all things space travel. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – [...]
28 Jan. 2023
David Kipping is an astronomer at Columbia University, director of the Cool Worlds Lab, and host of the Cool Worlds YouTube channel. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – [...]
25 Jan. 2023
Jeremi Suri is a historian at UT Austin. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings – BetterHelp: [...]
21 Jan. 2023
Dennis Whyte is a nuclear scientist at MIT and the director of the MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Rocket Money: [...]
17 Jan. 2023
Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. Please support this podcast by [...]
11 Jan. 2023
MrBeast is a legendary YouTube creator. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your [...]
29 Dec. 2022
Betül Kaçar is an astrobiologist at University of Wisconsin. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code [...]

TED Radio Hour

3 Feb. 2023
Original broadcast date: May 6, 2022. MLK Jr., Malcolm X and James Baldwin are household names, but what about their mothers? This hour, author Anna Malaika Tubbs explores how these three women [...]
27 Jan. 2023
Information feels more accessible than ever, but the ways we store data are surprisingly fragile. Can we save anything forever? This hour, TED speakers explore preserving our past, present and [...]
20 Jan. 2023
Original broadcast date: April 8, 2022. Giving and receiving care—it's a natural part of life. But how do we offer the best possible support for our loved ones? This hour, TED speakers share ideas [...]
13 Jan. 2023
Resolutions are easy to make, even easier to break. But what if a story or idea can motivate us in a whole new way? This hour, TED speakers offer different perspectives on our most common [...]
6 Jan. 2023
Original broadcast date: Friday, May 20, 2022. "Reduce, reuse, recycle." We've heard that for decades - but does it work? This hour, TED speakers reimagine the well-known slogan and reconsider how we [...]
30 Dec. 2022
Original broadcast date: June 17, 2022. Musician Jacob Collier is known for his electrifying performances and thoughtful views on art and humanity. This hour, Jacob joins us for a conversation on the [...]
28 Dec. 2022
As a special bonus, we're sharing an episode from a new TED podcast, ReThinking with Adam Grant. Adam joins neuroscientist Chantel Prat, who dispels what you thought you knew about your brain.

SAPIENS

2 Feb. 2023
In the Andes, minga, a form of collective labor, has existed for centuries, often helping communities weather disasters. But how does it work in practice? ✽ Judith grew up on the southern flank of [...]
1 Feb. 2023
New evidence is prompting researchers to rethink Homo sapiens’ origin story—and what it means to be human. ✽ As a university student in the early 2010s, I recall how beautifully simple our [...]
31 Jan. 2023
The 2020 discovery of an ancient villa in Britain uncovered the most important Roman mosaic found in the last century. An archaeologist explains how the mosaic offers an alternate ending to a grim [...]
30 Jan. 2023
A Tohono O’odham poet and linguist reflects on the stories and wisdom ancestors communicated—how people survived, how they dispersed and differentiated, how they remember. “Rock [...]
24 Jan. 2023
A contributor to a special series on decolonizing anthropology argues that true decolonization would require the complete dismantling of existing global power structures, including academic [...]
24 Jan. 2023
Three contributors to a special series reflect on why slowing down and building trust between community partners is fundamental to decolonizing anthropology—and our shared future. This contribution [...]
24 Jan. 2023
A contributor to a special series on decolonizing anthropology reckons with bioarchaeology’s racist past by focusing on Black women’s creativity and everyday lives in her work. This contribution [...]

The MIT Press Reader

2 Feb. 2023
While the meal in a pill remains a dream of science fiction, new and intriguing ideas continue to emerge.
30 Jan. 2023
The Czech writer’s darkly humorous novel, published in 1936, anticipated our current reality with eerie accuracy.
26 Jan. 2023
Architect and poet Paolo Belardi traces the many conditions and situations that have inspired extraordinary ideas across the arts and sciences.
23 Jan. 2023
In the landscape of madness, time lies open and exposed.
19 Jan. 2023
How Lebanon’s brutal civil war aborted a grand vision of social reform and the expansion of mental health care.
16 Jan. 2023
A poetic history of descents, both real and fictional.
12 Jan. 2023
Kathryn Hall, an expert on placebos, considers the ways that expectations and learning affect our response to them.

The Marginalian

5 Feb. 2023
“The thought that we must die… is the reason we must live well.” “The mind is its own place, and in it self can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n,” Milton wrote in [...]
4 Feb. 2023
Sometimes, a painting in words is worth a thousand pictures. I think about this more and more, in our compulsively visual culture, which increasingly reduces what we think and feel and see — [...]
3 Feb. 2023
“The handicaps under which Dr. Turner’s work was accomplished were many, and were modestly and bravely met.” The son of a nurse and a church janitor, entomologist Charles Henry Turner [...]
1 Feb. 2023
How an ancient survivor of the unsurvivable became a triumph of the human spirit in a divided world. Sixty million years ago, when tropical climes covered the Arctic, a small redwood species [...]
31 Jan. 2023
“The true object of education, like that of every other moral process, is the generation of happiness. Happiness to the individual in the first place. If individuals were universally happy, the [...]
29 Jan. 2023
Living into the risk and responsibility of the multiple identities we carry. “If you don’t understand yourself you don’t understand anybody else,” the young poet Nikki Giovanni told the [...]
27 Jan. 2023
“The gifts of the inner world must be accepted as gifts in the outer world if they are to retain their vitality.” It is a gladness to be able to call one’s daily work a labor of [...]

Works in Progress

25 Jul. 2022
Happy summer from the Works in Progress team. We hope you are staying cool. In our new issue out today, we have articles on how to fix peer review, rescue our roads from cars, and use [...]
22 Apr. 2022
Calum Heath illustrates the cover for this issue. He is a freelance illustrator based in Oxford, UK. You can follow him on Instagram here. Hello from the Works in Progress team! In case you missed [...]
17 Feb. 2022
We are pleased to announce that Works in Progress has a new home at Stripe, where we’ll be teaming up with Stripe Press to further ideas for economic, scientific and technological advancement. In [...]

n+1

27 Jan. 2023
For thirteen years I had an interest in echolocation jamming, ever since I read Lynne Peeples reporting in Scientific American on Aaron Cochran’s doctoral research into how tiger moths click to [...]
25 Jan. 2023
There is a symmetry between Corky Lee’s passing and the rise of Stop Anti-Asian Hate: the departure of Asian America’s greatest documentarian and its most visible recent efflorescence. Years [...]
18 Jan. 2023
To celebrate a year since the publication of Ari M. Brostoff’s essay collection, Missing Time, join n+1 for an evening with Brostoff and contributor Blair McClendon. They’ll discuss the book, [...]
13 Jan. 2023
Join n+1 for a discussion between the poets Eugene Ostashevsky and Genya Turovskaya. They’ll be discussing ghost languages, host languages, translation, and Ostashevsky’s new collection The [...]
10 Jan. 2023
She is cutting, wary, funny, and wise. Her style is what I wish I had instead of the chipper inner voice I’m stuck with. Nothing in Malcolm’s writing is dull or amiss unless she’s quoting [...]
6 Jan. 2023
That Panahi was arrested shortly after completing the film—and that he is now serving out the six-year prison sentence originally handed down in 2010 in Tehran’s infamous Ervin Prison—is an [...]
24 Dec. 2022
“You should see my kids,” Issam continued. At his home in La Capelette, a neighborhood in the tenth arrondissement, one child had been wearing face paint in the colors of the French flag, the [...]

The Problem With Jon Stewart

1 Feb. 2023
The media may have moved on from its wall-to-wall coverage of the killing of Tyre Nichols, but the nation is still hurting. This week, we’re discussing how incorrectly diagnosing the [...]
25 Jan. 2023
The media is chasing the classified documents fiasco like it’s spy vs. spy, Trump vs. Biden. But on this week’s episode, we’re breaking down the absurdity of a national security system [...]
18 Jan. 2023
Brazil’s insurrection is just the latest in a series of attacks on democracy around the world. So we’re talking to Anne Applebaum, a staff writer at The Atlantic and author of the book [...]
11 Jan. 2023
It’s 2023 and we’re coming in hot with a conversation about COVID vaccines! We’re joined by Dr. Gregory A. Poland (director of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group), Dr. Saad Omer [...]
19 Dec. 2022
The year is almost over and we’re going out with a bang! Entrepreneur Mark Cuban is here. Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa is here. Whip-smart journalist Julia Ioffe is here. Come on, [...]
14 Dec. 2022
This week we’re joined by Miguel Cardona, the U.S. Secretary of Education. We cover why schools aren’t evolving fast enough to keep up with current challenges, how the shifting roles of [...]
7 Dec. 2022
“Whatever fun name you wanna put on it, it’s the same damn thing we’ve seen over and over again.” David Dayen, executive editor of The American Prospect, joins us to discuss the [...]

The Problem With Jon Stewart

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OPEN CULTURE

3 Feb. 2023
Last month, we delved into a proposal to use digital technology to clone the 2,500-year-old Parthenon Marbles currently housed in the British Museum. The hope is that such uncanny facsimiles [...]
3 Feb. 2023
We know that Neil deGrasse Tyson was something of a wunderkind during his high school years. If you’re an OC regular, you’ve read all about how Carl Sagan personally recruited Tyson to [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Great news for Open Culture readers. Taschen, the publisher of beautiful art books, is running its biannual warehouse sale. It starts today and runs through Sunday, February 5. This sale gives you [...]
2 Feb. 2023
A recent Pew Research Center survey found that nearly one in five American teenagers is on Youtube “almost constantly.” Ten years ago, the figure surely wouldn’t have been that high, and [...]
1 Feb. 2023
“The Naming of Cats is a difficult matter,” declares the opening poem in Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. But the possibilities are many and varied: “Peter, Augustus, [...]
1 Feb. 2023
The Youtuber “EmperorTigerstar” specializes in documenting the unfolding of world historical events by stitching together hundreds of maps into timelapse films. In years past, we’ve [...]
31 Jan. 2023
We have covered it before: school districts across the United States are increasingly censoring books that don’t align with conservative, white-washed visions of the world. Art [...]

PUBLIC DOMAIN REVIEW

2 Feb. 2023
Moseley's treatise argues the multitude of benefits that come from drinking coffee, when the beverage was still relatively new to [...]
1 Feb. 2023
As part of the DOCUAMERICA project, which sought to produce a visual record of the 1970s US, John H. White took stunning photographs of Black Chicago. [...]
25 Jan. 2023
We are revisiting older posts in our collection to give them some much needed love.
25 Jan. 2023
After supposedly stealing 500,000 francs from his bank, the mysterious Victor Dubreuil (b. 1842) turned up penniless in the United States and began to paint dazzling trompe l’oeil images of dollar [...]
24 Jan. 2023
James Ensor's etchings of the seven deadly sins stage personal grievances and caricatures through grotesque, Christian symbolism. [...]
19 Jan. 2023
This forgotten monograph puts forward a novel theory: that frost is able to make “ice photographs”, expressing the form of objects near [...]
18 Jan. 2023
These manuscript illustrations from the 1400s raise a historically vexing question: did men and women really duel to settle judicial [...]

The Conversation

5 Feb. 2023
Caucusgoers stand beneath the sign for the South Carolina delegation at the Democratic National Convention. Bill Clark /CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty ImagesThe Democratic National Committee approved a [...]
5 Feb. 2023
Kate Winslet promoting 'Avatar: The Way of Water' in London in December 2022. Winslet held her breath for over seven minutes during filming of the movie. (Shutterstock)Kate Winslet reportedly [...]
5 Feb. 2023
As Canadians weigh the pros and cons of alcohol use, they should be thinking not just about the risks to their physical health, but also to their mental health. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian WyldNearly [...]
5 Feb. 2023
Canada is on the road to transformation in mobility. The federal government recently announced its zero-emission vehicle sales target, which requires all light-duty passenger vehicles sold by 2035 to [...]
5 Feb. 2023
Canada has a shortage of doctors. That's why making it difficult for internationally trained doctors to practise here is so mystifying. (Francisco Venancio, Unsplash)Internationally trained [...]
5 Feb. 2023
A flooded street in Lagos, Nigeria Wikimedia CommonsMany countries in Africa suffer from disasters annually, but the adverse effects are grossly under-reported compared with coverage of more [...]
5 Feb. 2023
South Africa's governing ANC has continued the anti-cannabis repression inherited from apartheid. shutterstockCannabis is being commercialised into a multibillion-dollar global industry and [...]

Unorthodox

2 Feb. 2023
This week on Unorthodox, we’re eating macaro(o)ns. Our Jew of the Week is writer Bill Deresiewicz, who returns to the show to talk about his latest book, The End of Solitude, which [...]
26 Jan. 2023
This week on Unorthodox, stories of survival and Jewish pride in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. First, host Stephanie Butnick shares the lesson her Holocaust survivor [...]
19 Jan. 2023
This week on Unorthodox, who deserves a spot on the Jewish Mount Rushmore? Our first guest is author Rina Raphael, who joins us to talk about her book, The Gospel of Wellness: Gyms, Gurus, [...]
12 Jan. 2023
This week on Unorthodox, we’re starting our journey Across the JEW.S.A. But first, viral Yiddish singing sensation Mendel Goldman stops by to treat us to his musical stylings.Then, we [...]
22 Dec. 2022
This week on Unorthodox, we’re wishing you a Christmas Sameach. We have two gentiles this week—a Christmas miracle! First, CBS Sunday Morning contributor Faith Salie returns to the show [...]
15 Dec. 2022
This week on Unorthodox, we’re celebrating Hanukkah with eight stories that bring light to the Jewish world. We talk with 102-year-old former Nuremberg war crimes prosecutor Ben Ferencz, [...]
8 Dec. 2022
This week on Unorthodox: do Jews have Sweet Sixteen parties?Our Jewish guest this week is the writer Isabel Kaplan. She joins Stephanie to talk about her new novel, NSFW, the subtle ways [...]

Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford

3 Feb. 2023
Golden sparks are raining down on the Great Lafayette’s famous vaudeville show, “The Lion’s Bride”. They look like they’re part of the performance. They aren’t — and soon the theater is [...]
20 Jan. 2023
Recorded before an audience at the Bristol Festival of Economics (11/17/2022) The Dutch went so potty over tulip bulbs in the 1600s that many were ruined when the inflated prices they were paying for [...]
6 Jan. 2023
As a special New Year treat we're presenting two Cautionary Tales Shorts - which have previously only been available to paying Apple and Pushkin+ subscribers.  When a Plague Struck World of [...]
3 Jan. 2023
This week, we’re sharing an episode of Imaginary Worlds. For the last 30 years, the real world has been catching up to Neal Stephenson’s vision of the future in his 1992 novel Snow Crash, which [...]
9 Dec. 2022
More than 100,000 families - many of them amongst the poorest in Britain - put money aside for Christmas gifts and other seasonal treats in a savings club called Farepak. It wasn't a bank, and it [...]
25 Nov. 2022
There are eight American turkeys painted on the walls of Schleswig's Cathedral of St Peter - which is odd... since the frescoes were created two centuries before Columbus even crossed the Atlantic.  [...]
18 Nov. 2022
In a crisis most people respond with decency and solidarity. The bombing of British cities in the Second World War did not cause society to crumble as was expected, but proved instead human [...]

Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend | Team Coco

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Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

2 Feb. 2023
Conan talks to Anna in Bangkok about how to get her mom to stop yelling across the house, the most popular names in Thailand, and what it would be like to bring Conan to a ping pong show.
30 Jan. 2023
Comedian Vir Das feels unique about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Vir sits down with Conan to discuss faking appendicitis as a child, the first laugh he ever got on stage, the controversy over [...]
26 Jan. 2023
Conan chats with Simon from Slovenia about his favorite specialty coffee shop and its unusual location.
23 Jan. 2023
Timothy Olyphant feels splendiferous about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Timothy and Conan sit down once more to discuss their unique friendship, being shot at in New Orleans while filming [...]
19 Jan. 2023
Conan talks to Allan in Missouri about working as a crime scene investigator, surprising scenes she’s investigated, and which of Conan’s team would make the most skilled investigator.
16 Jan. 2023
Actor, writer, and comedian Ramy Youssef feels the inevitability of God coming into our lives about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Ramy sits down with Conan to discuss sharing personal history [...]
12 Jan. 2023
Conan chats with Carles about working as a video game designer and what drag persona Conan would create for himself.

JELLO BIAFRA'S RENEGADE ROUNDTABLE

10 Jan. 2023
No guests this week! In a brand new spoken word, Jello Biafra addresses the ongoing investigation of January 6th and the crimes that go beyond the events of that day. What Would Jello Do? is an [...]
9 Dec. 2022
Jello Biafra sits down with musician Dominic Davi, bassist for the bands Tsunami Bomb and Loud Graves. Davi is also head of Jello's long running independent record label Alternative Tentacles Records [...]
24 Nov. 2022
Actor, musician, and comedian Fred Armisen sits down with Jello Biafra for an epic discussion that you do not want to miss! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more [...]
31 Oct. 2022
Jello Biafra welcomes author and freelance journalist, Greg Palast in this politically charged episode of Renegade Roundtable. Greg lets listeners in on the logistics of voter fraud and gives them [...]
28 Oct. 2022
Jello Biafra and acclaimed musician, Mojo Nixon have been friends for many years and have had lots of fun together in the past that even included a collaborative album. Together [...]
21 Oct. 2022
Musician Al Jourgensen of Ministry is Jello Baifra‘s guest on the very first Renegade Roundtable episode! They talk about politics, their history together, their [...]
25 Sep. 2022
The launching of Jello Biafra's new platform of expression! with his long list of brilliant guests to rant with!On the Weirder Together Podcast Network. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for [...]

Longreads

3 Feb. 2023
Telegram, the messaging app created by Saint Petersburg native Pavel Durov, is said to be private and secure. So why does the Russian government seem to be able to read anything people share on it? [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The running industry is booming, and it seems like these days, running 26.2 miles is no big deal. The number of people running ultra-marathons has nearly quadrupled in the past decade, so for some [...]
3 Feb. 2023
A devastating e-bike tragedy. Children fired out of cannons. The media circus surrounding George Santos. A psychology professor studying the science of awe. And a deep dive into a beloved (and [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Armed with a handy metaphor, Jesús Rodríguez braves the misery that is The Scrum Waiting Outside George Santos’ Office — and comes out with a gonzo-lite chronicle of futility and fuckery. [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Is finding closure via grueling through-hike a new idea? Not even a little bit. But that doesn’t mean that Gunnar Lundberg’s account of remembrance and renewal isn’t a compelling [...]
2 Feb. 2023
It’s only recently that I’ve started to read and become a lot more interested in literature in translation. To be completely trite, a whole new world has opened up for me. That’s [...]
2 Feb. 2023
This story was funded by our members. Join Longreads and help us to support more writers. Christy Tending | Longreads | February 2, 2023 | 14 minutes (3,768 words) There are things [...]

The LRB Podcast

31 Jan. 2023
Long before Margaret Thatcher told her cabinet that The Constitution of Liberty was “what we believe”, neoliberal poster boy Friedrich Hayek had been denounced by his mentor as a [...]
24 Jan. 2023
In the first episode of a four-part series exploring the intersection of climate chaos and reproductive justice, Meehan Crist talks to activist and feminist scholar Loretta J. Ross. Ross discusses [...]
17 Jan. 2023
In 1939, Dorothy Thompson was on the cover of Time, the ‘First Lady of American journalism’ and a major celebrity. By 1945, she’d been widely dismissed as a crank.Deborah Friedell joins [...]
10 Jan. 2023
Laleh Khalili, a former management consultant, talks to Tom about how firms such as McKinsey, Accenture and Bain go about their business, the consequences of their relentless quest for [...]
3 Jan. 2023
Michael Wood talks to Malin Hay about the recent list from Sight and Sound of the ‘greatest films of all time’ (in which he voted), and what considerations could, or should, go into [...]
27 Dec. 2022
Alan Bennett reads his 2022 diary (with some extra bits), in which he buys his dad a violin, goes to Venice with a goat, and tries to make the queen laugh.Listen without ads, and find more from Alan [...]
20 Dec. 2022
Mark Ford and Seamus Perry return for the final episode in their Close Readings series looking at 19th and 20th century poetry. On the centenary of the publication of Eliot’s ‘The Waste Land’ [...]

KOTTKE

4 Feb. 2023
The wind chill on Mount Washington in NH dropped to -108°F last night, setting a record for the lowest wind chill ever recorded in the US. (The "feels like" temp at my place [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The Italian Futurists declared war on pasta on the early 20th century. (“Too traditional!” said Filippo Marinetti. “Holding us back!”) So of course they named a [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Fairy tales are fun to read not least because they violate every rule of what makes “good” literary fiction: Instead of “show don’t tell,” fairy tales [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Two ancient clay tablets discovered in Iraq in the 1980s and possibly smuggled illegally to the United States during the Iran-Iraq War (!) bear cuneiform-like writing. But while one of the [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Just about everything on the web is on TikTok, and going viral there too, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that people who’ve been laid off are there too, trying to figure out what [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Twitter has announced that it will end free access to its API, likely bringing to an end most of the sites’ popular bot accounts (including @kottke, which powers this site’s [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Franz Kafka’s Diaries, a combination of a private journal and a sketchbook for stories and essays, have been available in English since 1948, but in a much altered form, prepared by [...]

The Doug Stanhope Podcast

25 Jan. 2023
Doug is back from vacation and has a problem with resort fees. Bingo gets a used cat. Recorded Jan 20th, 2023 at the Tucson Hotel in Bisbee, AZ with Doug Stanhope (@dougstanhope), Tracey [...]
11 Jan. 2023
Doug has a new residence on the road before he goes on the road. Recorded Jan 7th, 2023 at the Tucson Hotel in Bisbee, AZ with Doug Stanhope (@dougstanhope), Bingo (@bingobingaman), Tracey [...]
27 Dec. 2022
William Regal, English retired professional wrestler, known for his over 20 years spent in WWE, as both a performer and an on-screen authority, and for his time performing in World Championship [...]
14 Dec. 2022
Bingo's hole issue, when an IUD is MIA, Doug has a fire update and Kristine Levine offers to help. Recorded Dec 13th, 2022 at the Quiet House in Bisbee, AZ with Doug Stanhope (@dougstanhope), Bingo [...]
2 Dec. 2022
Practically homeless, Doug now has to deal with the crazies. Recorded Dec 1st, 2022 at the Quiet House in Bisbee, AZ with Doug Stanhope (@dougstanhope), Bingo (@bingobingaman), Tracey (@Egglester), [...]
1 Dec. 2022
Lots of phone calls but not a lot getting done. Doug fills us in. Recorded Nov 30th, 2022 at the QuietHouse in Bisbee, AZ with Doug Stanhope (@dougstanhope), Bingo (@bingobingaman), Raider, Tracey [...]
30 Nov. 2022
Fire at the compound. Recorded Nov 27th, 2022 at the QuietHouse in Bisbee, AZ with Doug Stanhope (@dougstanhope), Bingo (@bingobingaman), Raider, Tracey (@egglester), and Ggreg Chaille [...]

This American Life

29 Jan. 2023
Sometimes you raise your hand. Other times you’re just the only one left.
22 Jan. 2023
People being dodged, delayed, and evaded—and what they do to put an end to it.
15 Jan. 2023
They mean something, whether we want them to or not.
8 Jan. 2023
Writer Etgar Keret tries to come up with the stories that capture his late mother, Orna Keret—but it’s hard, he says, because she’s like Maria in West Side Story and she’s also like Thanos [...]
25 Dec. 2022
People experiencing Christmas in brand new ways, giving the holiday even more meaning.
4 Dec. 2022
Something we’ve never done before: true stories told in the form of a game show.
27 Nov. 2022
People trying to coax each other across the line, from one side to the other.

CrimethInc.

3 Feb. 2023
Since October 20, 2022, the imprisoned Italian anarchist Alfredo Cospito has been on hunger strike, demanding to be released from solitary confinement under the “41bis” [...]
28 Jan. 2023
The Ex-Worker is back! After a hiatus to work on other projects, our newly reassembled audio affinity group is leading the charge to produce audio versions of a wide range of [...]
19 Jan. 2023
We endorse the following statement of solidarity with the movement to defend the Weelaunee Forest. We call on all people of good conscience to stand in solidarity with the [...]
19 Jan. 2023
Over the past week, police have taken brutal steps to suppress ecological movements in Europe and the United States. In Germany, police evicted and destroyed the [...]
17 Jan. 2023
In response to the efforts of various fascists and billionaires to silence and isolate us, we present this poster in the romantic tradition of the first generation of [...]
11 Jan. 2023
On Saturday, January 12, 2002, hundreds of neo-Nazis gathered in York, Pennsylvania to promote white supremacy. Anarchists and other opponents of fascism throughout the [...]
10 Jan. 2023
On January 8, 2023, far-right supporters of defeated former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro stormed government buildings in Brasília, apparently in grotesque imitation of [...]

Damn Interesting Curated Links

4 Feb. 2023
The Long Life of the Nacirema (from daily.jstor.org)
4 Feb. 2023
The Twisted Tale of the Real Mickey Mouse• (see also) (from messynessychic.com)
4 Feb. 2023
This week: 🥔Healthy spuds, ☢️cesium in a haystack, 🔥great balls of fire, and more! (from damninteresting.com)
4 Feb. 2023
Scientists Discover Amorphous Ice That's Weirdly Similar to Liquid Water (from gizmodo.com)
3 Feb. 2023
How Did Amy Robsart Die? (from daily.jstor.org)
3 Feb. 2023
AI models spit out photos of real people and copyrighted images (from technologyreview.com)
3 Feb. 2023
Cryptic lost Canaanite language decoded on 'Rosetta Stone'-like tablets (from livescience.com)

Biblioklept

4 Feb. 2023
There were reactions. Some people found the balloon “interesting.” As a response this seemed inadequate to the immensity of the balloon, the suddenness of its appearance over the city, on the [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Kitty Pearson, 1973 by Alice Neel [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Seated Woman with Small Dog, c.1939 by Meraud Guevara [...]
3 Feb. 2023
“The Duel That Was Not Fought” by Stephen Crane Patsy Tulligan was not as wise as seven owls, but his courage could throw a shadow as long as the steeple of a cathedral. There were men [...]
3 Feb. 2023
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2 Feb. 2023
Aug Stone’s novel The Ballad of Buttery Cake Ass publishes this week. Blurb form Stone’s website: Two music obsessives embark on a hilarious quest to track down Buttery Cake [...]
1 Feb. 2023
February, 1938 by Evelyn Dunbar [...]

Atlas Obscura Podcast

3 Feb. 2023
As part of Black History Month Atlas Obscura will be sharing some episodes from the archive including this story about a gigantic public square dedicated to Ghanaian independence - and producer [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Rico Gagliano, host of the MUBI podcast, takes listeners to The Westgate Movie Theater in Minneapolis for a story about a movie that flopped terribly when it was released that changed the course of [...]
1 Feb. 2023
Sigmund Freud’s famous psychoanalytic couch is preserved in his final office in London, England.READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: [...]
31 Jan. 2023
Host Dylan Thuras leads listeners on a journey that leads to the preserved middle finger of Galileo Galilei, astronomer, physicist and engineer.READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: [...]
30 Jan. 2023
This building in Tangier was one of the first pieces of land owned by the United States Government outside of the country, and was a gift from “America’s first friend.”READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: [...]
27 Jan. 2023
This Ecuadorian cave has captured the attention of  government officials, scientists, and professional cavers and is home to a particularly rare creature.READ MORE IN THE [...]
26 Jan. 2023
Rae Wynn-Grant, Ph.D. is a wildlife ecologist specializing in large carnivores. And in this episode she unfolds a mystery for listeners. To hear more about her encounter with a lion: [...]

Old Computer Hardware

5 Feb. 2023
eightiesfan:Sony Walkman - WM F30
5 Feb. 2023
Compact Discs | #OnThisDay 1983: The compact disc was getting set for launch in Europe. Would it change the way people listened to music? |
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3 Feb. 2023
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2 Feb. 2023
yodaprod:Olivetti Gamme LX 5000 (1991)

The Paris Review

3 Feb. 2023
Gianna Theodore in Kyle Abraham’s Our Indigo: If We Were a Love Song. Over the past year I have read and reread Angelica Nuzzo’s book Approaching Hegel’s Logic, Obliquely, in which Nuzzo guides [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Photograph of A. M. Homes by Marion Ettlinger. Photograph of Yiyun Li by Basso Cannarsa/Agence Opale. A few times a year, the writers Yiyun Li and A. M. Homes sit down to lunch. As friends, they [...]
1 Feb. 2023
Belted Galloway. Wikimedia Commons, Licensed under CCO 2.0. The other day we went to Albany so I could return all eight items I had bought online from Athleta. The store was in a giant mall that [...]
31 Jan. 2023
I have seen the Mississippi. That is muddy water. I have seen the Saint Lawrence. That is crystal water. But the Thames is liquid history. —John Burns, quoted in the Daily Mail, January 25, [...]
30 Jan. 2023
Years ago, while on assignment, I interviewed a man who spent what felt like hours showing me pictures of the various couches he was thinking of purchasing for his new home. The couches were [...]
27 Jan. 2023
Still from Anya Zalevskaya’s Posle priliva (2020). Courtesy of the director. In the fall of 2019 I was newly living in the Midwest. In my free time, I’d take long, aimless walks, trying to tune [...]
26 Jan. 2023
Pavement. Photograph by Marcus Roth, Courtesy of Matador Records. One of the more remarkable things about being behind the wheel of a tour bus for Pavement is that you can easily kill Pavement if you [...]

Dazed Confused

4 Feb. 2023
Son Heung-Min – known to his fans as “Sonny” or “Sonshine” – is arguably everyone’s favourite person in football. Rarely seen without a smile, the Spurs forward’s infectious energy [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The title of Evita Manji’s debut album Spandrel? refers to an evolutionary quirk that lacks any clear or obvious function. “It’s something that is a byproduct of our evolution that doesn't [...]
3 Feb. 2023
If the cool girl is dead, then make-up artist Selena Ruiz would be dolling up the girlies for the funerals – chocolate over-lined lips, dark skinny eyebrows and bold wings all included. The gig [...]
3 Feb. 2023
At the AW23 edition of Copenhagen Fashion Week, Alectra Rothschild staged her own funeral, swapping out the hearse for a motorcycle and the pallbearers for high-femme nightriders with janky hair [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Legendary fashion designer Paco Rabanne has died at the age of 88. The announcement was broadcast on Instagram this afternoon with a statement from the house, reading: “Paco Rabanne wishes to [...]
3 Feb. 2023
AntsLive wants you to know that no green screen was used in the making of his viral music video. “Everything that you see… that’s all real,” he tells me excitedly at the start of our Zoom [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Australia is to become the first country to recognise MDMA and magic mushrooms as medicine. The news was announced this afternoon (February 3), with both drugs set to be prescribed in cases of [...]

Journal of the History of Ideas

3 Feb. 2023
The new issue of the Journal of the History of Ideas (January 2023, 84.1) is now live on Project MUSE. Over the coming weeks, we will publish short interviews with some of the [...]
1 Feb. 2023
By Jonathon Catlin On April 23, 2023, one of the pioneers of German conceptual history, Reinhart Koselleck (1923–2006), would have turned one hundred years old. Born in Görlitz, in Eastern [...]
25 Jan. 2023
By Elena Barattini It was the 19th of April 1840. The Villanueva, a packet boat flying the Spanish flag, dropped anchor in the flocked harbor of Havana. Fifteen passengers disembarked and [...]
23 Jan. 2023
In this latest episode of In Theory, Disha Karnad Jani interviews Judith Surkis, Professor of History at Rutgers University, about her book Sex, Law, and Sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930 [...]
18 Jan. 2023
By Fasil Merawi  This piece has the goal of introducing three groups of intellectuals who hold distinct views on Ethiopia’s venture into modernity. If one wants to understand the general [...]
13 Jan. 2023
By Jonathan Egid Where would you go if you wanted to consult the largest collection of Ethiopian philosophical manuscripts anywhere in the world? Addis Ababa might be a good guess, at the [...]

The Collector

5 Feb. 2023
  Born in 1867, Gustav Klimt was an artistic dissident against the Academy, a pioneer of modern art, and the most prominent member of the Vienna Secession. Klimt, educated at the [...]
4 Feb. 2023
  King Henry VII had Jasper Tudor. Queen Elizabeth I had William Cecil. King Edward IV had Warwick, the Kingmaker. Arthur had Merlin; Rameses had Joseph; Cleopatra had Charmion. [...]
4 Feb. 2023
  At the intersection of 19th-century science and art stands the figure of Arnold Böcklin. The Swiss-born artist followed in the footsteps of artists, who infused classical motifs [...]
4 Feb. 2023
Photograph of UFOs in “V” formation in Salem, Massachusetts by Shell R. Alpert, 1952, via Library of Congress, Washington DC   The United States Air Force was responsible for [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Composed photograph of soldiers with the United States and United Nations flags during the Korean War, via the Council on Foreign Relations   Unfortunately, the end of World War II [...]
3 Feb. 2023
  Formally named Elizabeth Jane Cochran, Nellie Bly was a determined young woman who became an influential investigative journalist. She sought out a career in journalism in the [...]
3 Feb. 2023
  To resolve the issue of uneasy imperial succession, prevent bloody civil wars, and facilitate the management of the vast territory, Emperor Diocletian established the Tetrarchy. [...]

All That's Interesting

4 Feb. 2023
Al Capone's sunken party boat photographed in Michigan, fourth-century sword uncovered in Japan, ancient Hercules statue unearthed in Rome. The post This Week In History News, Jan. 29 – Feb. 4 [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Shahraban K. allegedly contacted at least five other women before settling on Khadija O. and killing her. The post Instagram Beauty Blogger Allegedly Kills Her ‘Doppelgänger’ In Order To [...]
2 Feb. 2023
By analyzing bones found in England, researchers confirmed that Vikings transported animals like horses and dogs from Scandinavia to Britain. The post New Research Finds That Vikings Brought Their [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Fahim, a 15-year-old boy, was found 2,300 miles away in Malaysia six days later. The post A Boy Playing Hide-And-Seek Was Just Found Six Days Later In A Shipping Container — In Another Country [...]
1 Feb. 2023
Scientists believe that a version of the extinct dodo could be replicated but some argue that the money and time required to do so would be better spent protecting at-risk species today. The post [...]
1 Feb. 2023
Antron Singleton, also known as Big Lurch, was high on PCP in April 2002 when he killed his roommate Tynisha Ysais because he thought the devil was inside of her. The post The Disturbing Crimes Of [...]
1 Feb. 2023
The items were discovered at the Tomio Maruyama burial mound in Nara Prefecture and are believed to have served the ceremonial purpose of protecting the dead from evil spirits. The post A [...]

Arts & Culture | smithsonianmag.com

31 Jan. 2023
The author reflects on her classic 1967 novel, its 1983 film adaptation and its legacy today
11 Jan. 2023
The painter’s entire “Fighters for Freedom” series is now on view for the first time in more than 75 years
10 Jan. 2023
Her mighty contralto propelled her across color lines
29 Dec. 2022
The latest additions are a rich trove of books, films, songs and other works from 1927
20 Dec. 2022
Players of all ages will have to make room in their closets for these selections
19 Dec. 2022
This year’s top titles include a fairy-tale remake, a clever counting book and a survey of architectural wonders the world over

Atlas Obscura

3 Feb. 2023
Throughout the world, there are a variety of statues, memorials, and other commemorations dedicated to the Scottish physician, missionary, and explorer David Livingstone. But the one [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Judith Utterbuck Lowe was born in 1936. She grew up in Southwest Washington, D.C., and in 1958, the city used its power of eminent domain to demolish her home. Her family relocated to Del [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The Big Camera is home to the personal collection of owner Charles "Chic" Wadley. Situated in the small town of Meckering, the museum has over 1,500 working cameras on display, ranging from [...]
3 Feb. 2023
On the far western edge of the Oregon State University campus, tucked between verdant farmlands and a sports field, an extraordinary facility is hosting experiments that could save humanity. [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Down a small street in the Condom, France, lies an 18th-century cellar that holds the world's largest collection of old vintage Armagnacs in one place. Armagnac, France's oldest spirit, is [...]
2 Feb. 2023
"Laundry" may be an odd name for a café, but would it make more sense or make it even odder if it came equipped with washing machines? And what if, not only that, it had clothes dryers, [...]
2 Feb. 2023
"Memory Is Creation Without End" is the name given to this interesting work of public art that sits at the edge of the Royal Botanic Gardens in central Sydney. It was created in 2000 by [...]

לשם שמיים - פודקאסט התרבות

8 Jan. 2023
הוא איש רב פעלים. אוצר, חוקר, עסקן ופובליציסט אמנות. מייסד ושותף להקמת מרכזים וארגונים הפועל בשוליים ובמוסדות [...]
12 Oct. 2022
היא אמנית וידאו ומרצה שמגדירה את עצמה כ״משוטטת ביתית״. בהתאם לכך עבודותיה מבוססות על מפגשים לא צפויים בין [...]
4 Aug. 2022
הוא אמן, קולנוען, כותב ומרצה. יצירותיו משלבות מדיות וסגנונות שונים, והן מחברות בין פנטזיה גרוטסקית למציאות [...]
6 Jul. 2022
היא אמנית ישראלית הפועלת בברלין, ומציגה בכמה מהמוזיאונים וחללי התצוגה החשובים בעולם. עבודתה החלה בצילום [...]
19 May. 2022
הם מעצבים, אוצרים וחוקרי עיצוב, המעורבים כיוצרים, יזמים ומנהלים בשלל מיזמים מקומיים ובינלאומיים. עבודתם ביחד [...]
10 May. 2022
לשם שמיים לייב עם יולי חרומצ׳נקו ורן כהן-אהרונוב, שמקימים מרחבים בטוחים לילדי פליטים אוקראינים במולדובה.שיחה [...]

Pluralistic: Daily links

4 Feb. 2023
Today's links Higher interest rates increase both the monetary supply and inflation: It takes a lot of motivated reasoning to believe otherwise. Hey look at this: Delights to delectate. This day [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Today's links Netflix wants to chop down your family tree: The enshittification cycle comes for your most private domain. Hey look at this: Delights to delectate. This day in history: 2008, [...]
1 Feb. 2023
Today's links Johnson and Johnson's bankruptcy gambit fails: A key defeat in J&J's War On Vulvas. Hey look at this: Delights to delectate. This day in history: 2003, 2008, 2013, 2018, [...]
31 Jan. 2023
Today's links Canada's privatised shadow civil service: Tories claim governments are incompetent, Liberals prove it. Hey look at this: Delights to delectate. This day in history: 2003, 2008, [...]
30 Jan. 2023
Today's links The real scandal is overclassification: I'd explain it, but I'd have to kill you. The Australian Chokepoint Capitalism Tour: Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra (twice!). Hey [...]
27 Jan. 2023
Today's links Podcasts are hearteningly enshittification resistant: Walled gardens considered harmful (to performers and audiences). Red Team Blues excerpt: The final adventure of Marty [...]
25 Jan. 2023
Today's links The public paid for "Moderna's" vaccine, and now we're going to pay again (and again and again): Herd immunity is incompatible with shareholder capitalism. How Facebook's Real Names [...]

Radio Juxtapoz

9 Jan. 2023
Ian Strange isn't your traditional street artist, hell, he isn't your traditional installation artist. Architectural interventionist? Spatial performance artist? On his website, he notes, "His [...]
5 Dec. 2022
“… painting Central Park is a challenge because there's so many paintings of it and everyone has their own personalized visual. But I thought if I just paint it in my own way, it's going to be [...]
28 Nov. 2022
Yes, here we are, Radio Juxtapoz turns 100. And what a way to turn 100 then to look back at the golden age of... well, suspended adulthood? For this 100th episode, we sit down with Laura June Kirsch [...]
20 Nov. 2022
In celebration of the Moral Fibres collaboration between the charitable organizations Migrate Art and Love Welcomes, Radio Juxtapoz took a moment to speak on how they each have found a place in both [...]
11 Nov. 2022
This isn't his first rodeo with us, but wow, it's always great to sit down with our friend Axel Void. He is both an elegant and renegade soul, a painter, muralist, a lynchpin in the Void Projects [...]
17 Oct. 2022
It was supposed to be a hailed and more open return to London art week and the Frieze Art Fair in Regent's Park. Sure, it was open last year, but 2022 saw a chance to revive the London art world [...]
10 Oct. 2022
For over a decade, the German artist HERA was one part of the successful street and fine art duo, HERAKUT. Their murals were seen across the world as part of a major generation of street artist who [...]

Spoon & Tamago

1 Feb. 2023
this post was sponsored by the Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau Just quick ride from Tokyo aboard a speedy Kagayaki 505 bullet train, Ishikawa Prefecture is a hidden gem among popular tourist [...]
1 Feb. 2023
”marui chikyu no moyogae” / 丸い地球の模様替え (2023) by Hikari Asano Artist Hikari Asano is currently a graduate student at Tokyo University of the Arts. Over the years, she’s [...]
31 Jan. 2023
images ©Satoshi Nagare courtesy Nippon Foundation Joining the likes of Architects Tadao Ando, Fumihiko Maki, Shigeru Ban and many other renowned names,  Marc Newson’s Toilet is the latest [...]
27 Jan. 2023
unless otherwise noted all photos by Ben Richards courtesy Keiji Ashizawa Architects Hirakawaya is a tofu restaurant that has been serving a local specialty for over 60 years. Known as onsen tofu, [...]
25 Jan. 2023
Are you like us and finding yourself perpetually tired, in need of quick naps and rests several times a day? Well then you’re in luck because we have the perfect attire for you. Meet the [...]
22 Jan. 2023
In Japan, early spring is graduation season, which means it’s the time of year art students across Japan are proudly displaying their years of hard work in the form of senior thesis [...]
21 Jan. 2023
all images courtesy Genki Hirano Genki Hirano is a Japanese glass artist based in Iwate prefecture who creates delicate works that range from glass cups and vases to more whimsical designs like glass [...]

swissmiss

3 Feb. 2023
“… Beware of looking for goals: look for a way of life. Decide how you want to live and then see what you can do to make a living WITHIN that way of life.” – Hunter S. [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Cat Flyer for kindness. Good reminder. Download it. Spread it. (via Chris) [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Left–Right, Back–Forth, Up–Down. What’s the fourth [...]
30 Jan. 2023
This magic mushroom funnel put a smile on my face. Dig it. [...]
30 Jan. 2023
“Chuck Jones, the brilliant animator who conceived of this most clever depiction of the banality and inevitability of repeated failure in the modern world, actually had “Rules” for the [...]
29 Jan. 2023
The Prayer‘ is a super weird art-installation by artist Diemut Strebe, exploring the supernatural through artificial intelligence with a long-term experimental set up where a robot operates a [...]
25 Jan. 2023
“Build a good name. Keep your name clean. Don’t make compromises, don’t worry about making a bunch of money or being successful…be concerned with doing good work and make the [...]

The New Inquiry

23 Dec. 2022
This piece has been adapted from Covid Year Three, an episode of Death Panel released earlier this month. It presents an incomplete timeline of the sociological production of the end of the [...]
22 Dec. 2022
This piece has been adapted from Covid Year Three, an episode of Death Panel released earlier this month. It presents an incomplete timeline of the sociological production of the end of the pandemic [...]
21 Dec. 2022
The following piece presents an incomplete timeline of the sociological production of the end of the pandemic over the last year. In Part I, we look at the way elected officials and the press were [...]
6 Dec. 2022
A woman lies in bed in a large maternity ward. She’s just risen from a dream, and it overflows from sleep to tint her waking perceptions. A poplar tree glittering with sun is framed [...]
25 Oct. 2022
Intro Born in 1957, Lauren Berlant theorized neoliberalism’s affective life. From 1984 to 2021, they taught at the University of Chicago, an institution which was instrumental in [...]
18 Oct. 2022
The production of death under capitalism is well understood. Innumerable terms and theoretical formulations exist to define the endpoint of capital’s immiseration, the one constant [...]
23 Aug. 2022
States depend on the consent of the governed: there are only a finite number of cops, and politicians, once stripped of authority and armed guards, are about as liable to die from [...]

things magazine

5 Feb. 2023
How cats came to Europe, part of Frank Jacobs’ Strange Maps series. See also Mummy of an Egyptian Cat / Gaming Like It’s 1927, (via MeFi), the latest ‘annual public domain game [...]
30 Jan. 2023
Another nail in the coffin. Google’s MusicLM generates relatively convincing audio from text descriptions (via MeFi and MusicRadar). You know the kind of thing it’ll be used for: [...]
23 Jan. 2023
Randomness follows / exploring a collection of old Wired articles via Kottke) / ‘Invisible Houses‘ are never really invisible / houses on film, six classics / Edinburgh recreated in Far [...]
17 Jan. 2023
Horror in the Modernist Block, a fascinating-looking exhibition that completely passed us by / Paris then and now / Rosecrans Baldwin on the diaphanous void that is the internet / fictional food, [...]
10 Jan. 2023
Flashbak has a couple of galleries of London as it was it the recent past: King’s Cross before the ‘change’ and Photos of Vauxhall and South London in the 1980s. Both galleries [...]
3 Jan. 2023
Old things for a new year / the Japanese Portable Record Player Catalog / this 1950s Fender ‘Payola’ Telecaster has three sets of circuitry and outputs so that three guitar tracks could [...]
19 Dec. 2022
Utterly random today. A new book celebrates the evolution of Barbie’s Dreamhouse / the eccentric (real life) homes of David Lee / 2022’s best experimental music, courtesy of Bandcamp / [...]

Vice News

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We Make Money Not Art

17 Jan. 2023
Last November, a former crematorium turned cultural hub in Berlin’s Wedding district hosted a three-day event centred around seven prototypes for survival as organic beings on this planet. [...]
9 Jan. 2023
A review of Censored Art Today, by journalist and Chief Contributing Editor of The Art Newspaper Gareth Harris. Published by Lund Humphries. Cleon Peterson, MAGA Republicans Want to Control Your [...]
30 Dec. 2022
A review of the book Becoming Geological, edited by programmer, writer, performer, artist and explorer Martin Howse. Published by V2_Publishing. Humankind has always been dirty and harshly [...]
23 Dec. 2022
Every day, a flood, a new virus variant, the disappearance of an endemic species or a news story about the extent of plastic pollution across the globe or inside our bodies reminds us of the urgency [...]
16 Dec. 2022
A few years ago, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) took venerable auction houses, museums, fairs and other major players of the art world by storm. Many mainstream art magazines hailed NFTs not only as a [...]
14 Dec. 2022
PLANÈTE B by Gwenola Wagon, an artist and professor in the Art Department of the Université de Paris 8. Published by éditions 369. The book is in French and this review will try and translate its [...]
5 Dec. 2022
22,111 Israeli military aircraft have violated Lebanese airspace over the last 15 years. Their buzz, roaring and exploding sounds form the background of daily life in Lebanon, enveloping the country [...]

תיק עבודות

5 Feb. 2023
גנית גולדשטיין היא מעצבת, בוגרת המחלקה לצורפות ואופנה בבצלאל והתואר השני בטקסטיל ברויאל קולג׳ בלונדון, [...]
29 Jan. 2023
ירמי פינקוס הוא מאייר, סופר (זוכה פרס ספיר!), קומיקסאי, קריקטוריסט, מרצה, מבקר אופרה בדימוס ועוד כמה דברים. [...]
22 Jan. 2023
רחלי שרפשטיין היא מעצבת מוצר שבשנים האחרונות מפרגנת לעצמה (ולנו) לגלוש לשדה האמנות. אתם אולי מכירים אותה [...]
15 Jan. 2023
רוני עזגד־המבורגר היא במאית, יוצרת, עורכת ומרצה, בוגרת התואר הראשון בתקשורת חזותית בשנקר והתכנית לתואר שני [...]
7 Jan. 2023
יאיר עדתו הוא מנכ״ל ומייסד בריאה (Bria), סטארט־אפ ישראלי שמאפשר לקחת תמונות וסרטים ולייצר באמצעותם תוכן ויזואלי [...]
1 Jan. 2023
גילי גולנדר היא מייסדת שותפה ב־Bazaart, פלטפורמת עיצוב ״לאנשים שאינם מעצבים״. האפליקציה קיימת כבר 10 שנים, [...]
25 Dec. 2022
דוד עדיקא הוא אמן או צלם או יוצר בצילום או כולם יחד, אחד המשפיעים והמוערכים בעולם האמנות המקומי, וגם עומד [...]

AnOther

3 Feb. 2023
Today it has been announced that pioneering Spanish-born designer Paco Rabanne has passed away, aged 88. The news was confirmed by the official Paco Rabanne Instagram, as well as the brand’s parent [...]
3 Feb. 2023
On the first day of 2023, the copyright of Alan Crosland’s venerated yet troubling classic, The Jazz Singer, finally expired. A little over 95 years have passed since its pioneering introduction of [...]
3 Feb. 2023
In 2013, a Senegalese woman travelled 150 miles from Paris to a seaside town in the Pas-de-Calais department of France, breastfed her baby on the beach, and left her to drown as the tide came in. [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Celebrating an impressive 20-year anniversary this spring is the UK’s largest festival of Japanese cinema – with the latest edition of the Japan Foundation’s Touring Film Programme (JFTFP) [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Women’s bodies are deeply politicised, whether they are used for porn, procreation, or domestic service. Radical feminist artists Hannah Wilke (b. 1940, d. 1993) and Linder (b. 1954) have both [...]
1 Feb. 2023
“How do you know you are loved? How do you know someone cares for you?” asks writer and academic Alva Gotby in the opening lines of her new book, They Call It Love: The Politics of Emotional [...]
1 Feb. 2023
“A return to formality,” reads the concise show notes for Alexander McQueen’s Autumn/Winter 2023 Men’s collection, with a matter-of-factness emblematic of the British label’s uber-refined [...]

PIXMIX

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Charles Corbet Autochrome
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הספרנים | Hasafranim

26 Jan. 2023
84 שנים מפרידות בין פרסום שני הספרים "אוהל הדוד תום" ו-"חלף עם הרוח", המשקפים תמונה מנוגדת זה מזה של מעמד העבדים [...]
12 Jan. 2023
בהשפעת להקות הרוק והפופ בארה"ב ובאירופה, הגיטרות החשמליות נכנסו גם אל תוך שירי הלהקות הצבאיות בסוף שנות [...]
29 Dec. 2022
הישגי מלחמת ששת הימים והערצה לצה"ל הביאה גם למאבקי אגו בין הגנרלים - למי תהיה להקה צבאית טובה יותר.  הם התחרו [...]
21 Nov. 2022
רבים מהיהודים מגורשי ספרד ופורטוגל היגרו לעולם החדש, מבלי לדעת שהאינקוויזיציההספרדית תרדוף אותם גם שם - [...]
31 Oct. 2022
כמעט מאה שנה מפרסום המניפסט הארסי ובלתי ניתן לקריאה של אדולף היטלר, ישבנו לשיחה עם פרופ' עודד היילברונר על [...]
22 Sep. 2022
 שמו של משה מונטיפיורי מוכר כמעט לכולם, אבל שמה של אשתו – שהייתה עשירה יותר, מקושרת יותר ופעלתנית לא פחות – [...]
24 Aug. 2022
לכבוד הגעתה של המלחינה פורצת הדרך נורית הירש לגיל גבורות, אירחנו אותה לשיחה על הקריירה המפוארת ומרובת [...]

FiveThirtyEight

3 Feb. 2023
Education Everyone Agrees That Universal Pre-K Is Important. So Why Don’t More States Have [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The Riddler Can You Take Down All The Bottles Of Beer? By Zach [...]
3 Feb. 2023
NBA Aaron Gordon's Career-Year Recipe? All The Dunks. By Jared [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Scandals New Yorkers Aren’t The Only Ones Who Really Dislike George Santos By Geoffrey [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Americans are spending more and more time alone, and more than a third reported experiencing “serious loneliness” in 2021. The director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development — the [...]
2 Feb. 2023
FiveThirtyEight   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS | Amazon [...]
2 Feb. 2023
2022 Election How Our 2022 Midterm Forecasts Performed Our model was always skeptical of the “red [...]

ynet - תרבות ובידור

5 Feb. 2023
בצל הדיווחים על הסרט הביוגרפי שיגולל את סיפור חייו של מלך הפופ, במאי הסרט הדוקומנטרי דן ריד, שעסק בהאשמות [...]
5 Feb. 2023
במופע האודיו שמבוסס על הספר של אגתה כריסטי, "ולא נותר אף אחד", החושך השורר במרכז "נא לגעת" משרת את עלילת המותחן [...]
5 Feb. 2023
סולן, גיטריסט וכותב השירים של הסטרנגלרס יופיע במועדון הבארבי בתל אביב ב-24 באוקטובר. כרטיסים החל מ-204 שקלים
5 Feb. 2023
אחרי מריבה מתוקשרת ותביעות בסך מיליונים, אתניקס חגגה איחוד וסולחה בין זאב נחמה ותמיר קליסקי בהאנגר 11 במופע [...]
5 Feb. 2023
אחרי שמי שהפך לאנדרדוג כמעט מהרגע הראשון עזב אותנו, נותרנו עם פייבוריטית שלקחה הימור, אבל לא הימור משוגע. [...]
5 Feb. 2023
"את" חוזרת בעונה חדשה, אשטון קוצ'ר וריס ווית'רספון מככבים בקומדיה מתוקה, סודות משפחתיים מאיימים לרסק תאגיד קוסמטיקה ועוד. עושים תוכניות - כל מה ששווה לראות השבוע
5 Feb. 2023
שחקנים קטנטנים מזנקים על הבמה, מנהלת אכזרית שיודעת לתת הופעה וילדה אחת מבריקה: המחזמר "מטילדה" מגיע מלונדון לתל אביב ומדובר במיוזיקל סוחף שיודע לשלב בין סיפור טוב לשירים שכיף לזמזם. צפינו בו והתרגשנו

אירועים בירושלים

5 Feb. 2023
Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 18:30 הנביא כהנא הקרנת סרטו של אילן רובין פילדס ודיון מפגש שני בסדרה: דוקו-גשם: שיחות על #קולנוע תיעודי ישראלי הכניסה לאולם בהרשמה מראש LINK
5 Feb. 2023
Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 19:00 היה שלום, מר הפמן צרפת, 2021 סרטו של פרד קבאייה בהשתתפות: דניאל אוטיי, ז'יל ללוש ושרה ז'ירודו [...]
5 Feb. 2023
Friday, July 1, 2022 - 19:00 Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 14:00 סודות אוצרת: מיכל ברושי נחמני עיצוב התערוכה: התעשייה – תוכן, עיצוב, [...]
5 Feb. 2023
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 19:00 Saturday, February 18, 2023 - 14:00 בית פתוח #תערוכה לזכר אלון אבן־פז בתערוכה יוצגו ציורים, הדפסים, [...]
5 Feb. 2023
Saturday, January 7, 2023 - 19:30 Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 14:00 בתערוכה חותמת אקוסטית מוצגות שלוש עבודות מקוריות שנוצרו עבור בית התה [...]
5 Feb. 2023
Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 18:30 Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 14:00 הביאנלה הארצית השמינית לרישום יותר מאחד אוצרת ראשית: אירית הדר פתיחה [...]
5 Feb. 2023
Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 19:30 Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 14:00 הביאנלה הארצית השמינית לרישום יותר מאחד אוצרת ראשית: אירית הדר פתיחה [...]

ערב רב

3 Feb. 2023
קול קורא להשתתפות בעונת התערוכות של גלריית המקרר – 2023 על המקרר המקרר הוא חלל תעשייתי בלב תל אביב. שמו נגזר [...]
3 Feb. 2023
קול קורא להתכנסות מחקרית (כנס) בנושא אוצרות ועבודות האוצר זהו קול קורא לא שיגרתי. בד"כ כאשר מפרסמים קול קורא [...]
2 Feb. 2023
למה צריך בכלל מוזיאונים לאמנות? אלכסנדר דוֹרנר החל לשאול את השאלה הזו עוד בשנות ה־20. ודאי שהוא לא היה הראשון [...]
1 Feb. 2023
קול קורא | הכנס הארצי לסטודנטים/ות לתארים מתקדמים בתולדות האמנות בעיצוב ובתרבות חזותית יום חמישי | 1.6.23, [...]
31 Jan. 2023
ערב רב בדפוס: השקה חגיגית לגיליונות 4+3 ת"א תרבות קריית המלאכה, שביל המרץ 6, תל אביב שלישי, 7.2.23 בשעה 19:00 האם [...]
30 Jan. 2023
"אה, גזע כפוי טובה אנחנו! כשאני מביטה בידי שעל אדן החלון וחושבת איזה עונג היה לי בה, כיצד נגעה במשי ובחרס [...]
28 Jan. 2023
קול קורא לטקסטים עבור ״שוקת״, כתב העת החדש של איגוד האוצרות והאוצרים איגוד האוצרות והאוצרים חונך כתב עת [...]

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1 Feb. 2023
Being and Stalingrad: On the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad In the climax to the 2001 Stalingrad film Enemy at the Gates, Soviet sniper Vasily Zaitsev (Jude Law) and his antagonist [...]
24 Jan. 2023
Damien Chazelle’s “Babylon”: A Review After two critically acclaimed films winning mainstream attention, Damian Chazelle is back with a depiction of the 1920s film industry in [...]
20 Jan. 2023
The Aristotelian and Noble Art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Last year, marching steadily towards a midlife crisis, I asked my Twitter followers: “What martial art would you start learning at age [...]
17 Jan. 2023
“Was ist Enchantment?” Why the way forward requires us to abandon illusions Michel Foucault begins his 1983 lecture “What is Enlightenment?” with the claim that the whole of [...]
13 Jan. 2023
Remembering California: The Golden State at a crossroad “Best way to live in California is to be from somewhere else.”— Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men The beacon of hope that [...]
10 Jan. 2023
Cormac McCarthy’s “The Passenger”: A Review “He knew that on the day of his death he would see her face and he could hope to carry that beauty into the darkness with him, the [...]
6 Jan. 2023
The late Pope Benedict XVI’s writing as an antidote to the regime’s spell On the day of Pope Benedict XVI’s death, one journalist commented that “never has there been such a [...]

Rolling Stone

5 Feb. 2023
"We could not have cared less about the gender politics at the time, and we still do not," said Heart's Nancy Wilson at the gathering before the 65th annual Grammy Awards
5 Feb. 2023
Rep. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) is disappointed in her party. But so far, she'll still toe its line.
5 Feb. 2023
Man on the Run, directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville, is "the definitive document of Paul’s emergence from the dissolution of the world’s biggest band"
5 Feb. 2023
Writing songs for top acts used to be a reliable source of income. Now, thanks to a rapidly changing industry, songwriters face trouble making ends meet 
5 Feb. 2023
British band was joined by Jacob Collier and the Jason Max Ferdinand Singers, an uber-talented choir of Black women and men from across the country
5 Feb. 2023
Co-hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che took shots at the GOP congressman for his drama, including claiming he produced Broadway’s disastrous Spider-Man musical
5 Feb. 2023
In the fake TV series trailer, the star of the hit HBO series (and the night’s SNL host) appeared as Mario alongside Bowen Yang’s bisexual-hipster Yoshi

Flashbak

3 Feb. 2023
Seated Model Holding a Jug] by Alphonse Maria Mucha – 1927 – Buy Alphonse Mucha Prints The purpose of my work was never to destroy but always to create, to construct bridges, because we [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Buy this print These dreamy scenes were made by Belgian autochromist Charles Corbet (1868 – 1936). Taken mostly in or round 1910, the subtle colours, warm lighting and shadows make the images [...]
1 Feb. 2023
In the second album of photographer Peter Marshall’s pictures of cafes in London between 1980 and 1990, we’re off to Mo’s, Maggie’s, Ivy’s and Pegy’s. These cafes [...]
31 Jan. 2023
  Ken Reid’s “World Wide Weirdies” series was originally published in the IPC comic Whoopee! and Shiver and Shake along with his grotesque Creepy Creations and bizarre Wanted [...]
29 Jan. 2023
  “What is important is to distinguish between good and bad photography,” Tina Modotti once said. “Photography which accepts all the limitations inherent in photographic technique and [...]
28 Jan. 2023
  If English essayist Walter Pater (4 August 1839 – 30 July 1894) was right in his belief that “all art constantly aspires to the condition of music”, we should cock and ear to [...]
26 Jan. 2023
  For propaganda and recruitment purposes, the United States Navy created the Naval Aviation Photographic Unit. The Navy needed pilots, and was competing for talent with the US Army Air [...]

Pop Culture Happy Hour

3 Feb. 2023
In the horror film Knock at the Cabin, a gay couple and their young daughter are vacationing at a remote cabin when four strangers arrive and take them hostage. They are told the only thing that will [...]
2 Feb. 2023
The very funny Hulu comedy Extraordinary is about a smart but directionless young woman named Jen who lives in London and doesn't feel great about herself. She hurls herself into a lot of hilariously [...]
1 Feb. 2023
It was a game changer when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepped down as senior members of the royal family. Since then, they've given interviews, secured lucrative multimedia deals, and launched [...]
31 Jan. 2023
Over 100 feature films played at this year's Sundance Film Festival. There were deeply personal stories told by emerging filmmakers, buzzy narratives ripped from the headlines, and so much more. And [...]
30 Jan. 2023
Beyoncé's Renaissance is a joyful, sonic immersion made for dance floors of all kinds. The album earned nine Grammy nominations, and during this Sunday's telecast, Beyoncé could win her first-ever, [...]
27 Jan. 2023
The Amazon Prime action comedy Shotgun Wedding delivers on its title in the sense that it's got a wedding, and it's got lots of guns. The film stars Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel as a couple whose [...]
26 Jan. 2023
Everything Everywhere All At Once is a zany and profound sci-fi action comedy set in multiple dimensions. It stars Michelle Yeoh as a businesswoman whose world is turned upside down the day her [...]
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