Love Soccer Mommy (@sopharela) talking about how “Circle the Drain” has “early-2000s Sheryl Crow energy” when she was born in 1997 podcasts.apple.com
Song Exploder on Apple Podcasts
Music · 2020
Lots of pics from the Smithsonian smithsonianmag.com
Smithsonian Releases 2.8 Million Images Into Public Domain
The launch of a new open access platform ushers in a new era of accessibility for the Institution
Talked about my favorite subject with @chantalfdez for @BoF businessoffashion.com
How to Make Your Brand Cool
Cultural relevance doesn’t come easy. BoF identifies the key tactics for making a fashion label feel interesting and of-the-moment without trying too ...
I'm a big fan of the "hybrid podcast/album release strategy" hotpodnews.com
The New Hot Way to Promote Your Album: Make a Podcast – Hot Pod News
“cold and flu and COVID-19 season” theatlantic.com
You’re Likely to Get the Coronavirus
Most cases are not life-threatening, which is also what makes the virus a historic challenge to contain.
ASK CHRIS BLACK: Drugstore must-haves, New York City souvenirs for the displaced, and prepping for the plastic bag ban nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: What Are Your Tried-and-True Drugstore Buys?
The things Chris prefers to buy at a drugstore, plus reusable bags to use once the city bans plastic, and what NYC merch to pack should you ever move.
Raf Simons Joins Prada as Co-Creative Director businessoffashion.com
Raf Simons Joins Prada as Co-Creative Director
The designer will work in partnership with Miuccia Prada with equal responsibilities for creative decision-making.
“Maybe my extreme story could help somebody.” nbcnews.com
She wanted a 'freebirth' with no doctors. Online groups convinced her it would be OK.
As Judith's pregnancy stretched past 44 weeks, she grew worried. But rather than seeking medical assistance, she turned to extreme online communi...
Heavily Hyped Restaurants Are Closing at an Alarming Rate grubstreet.com
Heavily Hyped Restaurants Are Closing at an Alarming Rate
In the space of a few weeks, too many big-name chefs have been forced to shutter restaurants that seemed poised to succeed.
Donald Judd wanted his work totally empty. Which allowed the world to make anything out of it vulture.com
Donald Judd’s Minimalist Legacy Is All Around Us
The artist wanted his work totally empty. Which allowed the world to make anything out of it.
Garbage Language nymag.com
Why Do Corporations Speak the Way They Do?
The pernicious spread of garbage language.
Can I Pull Off Leather Pants?
One unflashy guy's quest to wear the flashiest pants on earth.
folks love google fonts fonts.google.com
Breaking the Curse of the It Bag nyti.ms
Breaking the Curse of the It Bag
Not to mention four fashion awards. Daniel Lee, the Bottega Veneta designer, has a lot to prove.
Brendan Benson goes digital 💻 americansongwriter.com
Brendan Benson Finds it’s “Good To Be Alive” Off Upcoming Seventh Album « American Songwriter
When Brendan Benson was evicted from his Nashville studio, he had to completely reconstruct his setup. The building where he recorded for many years, ...
ASK CHRIS BLACK: Cool hats, cold weather running gear, and style must haves for the right price nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: What (Not Too Warm) Hats Should I Wear As I Grow My Hair Out?
Worthy baseball and bucket hats “for this difficult time,” plus Chris’s favorite cold-weather running gear and wardrobe basics for under $100.
it would be a shame if something happened to your programmatic exchange... krebsonsecurity.com
Pay Up, Or We’ll Make Google Ban Your Ads — Krebs on Security
Source Material: Hassan Rahim (@hassanrahim) newreader.net
New Reader HR–00
Obsessively methodical in his approach, Hassan’s artistic brain defies the confines of design. Working with MoMa to Jay-Z, he collages source material...
Gym Rat Captain Lee Rosbach! gq.com
The Real-Life Diet of 'Below Deck' Captain Lee Rosbach, Who Works Out Daily Even on the High Seas
The 70-year-old Bravo reality star will put anything in his morning smoothie—except for kale.
Love reading about Softbank bloomberg.com
SoftBank’s $375 Million Bet on Pizza Went Really Bad Really Fast
Inside the mass firings at Zume, one of Masayoshi Son’s latest investment debacles.
I could not agree more theringer.com
‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’ Remains the Best Version of Drake
The rapper’s 2015 mixtape, which turned five this week, was the peak of his creative powers and the last time he had a near-perfect approval rating
Printing money neal.fun
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Country Westerns Premiere “Gentle Soul’ Ahead of May 1 Album Release americansongwriter.com
Country Westerns Premiere "Gentle Soul' Ahead of May 1 Album Release « American Songwriter
Fat Possum’s latest addition, Country Westerns, premieres its track “Gentle Soul” off of its self-titled debut album today on American Songwriter. The
The power of 9 by 16 tv.avclub.com
Fox redesigns its NFL graphics for the point-your-phone-at-the-TV era
Everyone has their own focal point on Super Bowl Sunday. Some viewers are there for the halftime show. Others watch for the commercials. And let’s not...
ASK CHRIS BLACK: Working from home (*Fifth Harmony voice*), zip up hoodies, and luggage tags nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: What Can I Get to Make Working From Home More Fun?
Things to make those days alone more enjoyable, plus our columnist’s favorite solid-colored zip-up hoodies and luggage tags.
Back on Babe? with @LarzMarie talking about The Oscars, Cheer, chic hotel room drug binges, and sunglasses podcasts.apple.com
Babe?: Episode 68: Jerry Sun, La'Darius Rising w/ Chris Black on Apple Podcasts
Show Babe?, Ep Episode 68: Jerry Sun, La'Darius Rising w/ Chris Black - Feb 11, 2020
The Many Lives of Marc Jacobs nyti.ms
The Many Lives of Marc Jacobs
Through the fashion designer’s various identities and struggles, two things have remained consistent: his ability to predict a cultural moment and the...
Spotify is buying Bill Simmons’s The Ringer to boost its podcast business
It’s the fourth podcast deal Spotify has done in a year.
logos of the early computer science scene klassewrecks.com
KFAX4 — Klasse Wrecks
KFAX4 Logos of the Early Computer Software Scene Planetluke.com, the graphic arts alter ego of Luca Lozano provides the fourth in Klasse Wrecks’ KFAX...
New York Residents Can No Longer Sign Up for Global Entry, DHS Chief Says
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I went to Hirshleifers in Manhasset to meet my style inspiration, Lori! It was a dream. Photos by @cobeyarner wmagazine.com
New York’s Best Store is in a Mall in the Middle of Long Island
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ASK CHRIS BLACK: Chic office supplies, bag options for the casual working woman, and garment bags for suits nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: What Office Supplies Will Impress People at My New Big-Boy Job?
Tasteful (and functional) things for your desk, plus technical backpacks that double as work bags and the stuff Chris uses when traveling with suits.
Soccer Mommy (@sopharela) Faces Down the Darkness rollingstone.com
Soccer Mommy Faces Down the Darkness
On her new album, ‘Color Theory,’ songwriter Sophie Allison wrestles with grief and turns up the noise
From Secret Magazine Issue 2, illustrations by @BRYNNTRILL2. Thanks, @jeffihaza secretmagazine.net
Secret Magazine Issue 2
“LOOK AT ME” | Issue 2 is about being seen and how we see and often ignore others. Are we lost in a game of carefully curated optics, or is there...
The Workout-Gear Brand Stylish Athletes Sweat
How a runner and a yogi with fashion credentials teamed up to create District Vision.
US court fully legalized website scraping and technically prohibited it - Parsers
- US court fully legalized website scraping and technically prohibited it Parsers
ASK CHRIS BLACK: Denim shirts (YEEHAW!), affordable Valentine’s Day gifts, and of course, shoes! nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: Thoughts on Tasteful (Not Too Expensive) Valentine’s Day Gifts?
Plus several denim shirt options for an aspiring “Parisian Cowboy,” and leather, chunky-soled Oxford shoes (that aren’t Doc Martens).
Jason Polan, Fast-Drawing Artist of the Offbeat, Dies at 37
His projects included a whimsical quest to sketch everyone in New York City.
Is there a science behind creating pop hits? cbsnews.com
Is there a science behind creating pop hits?
David Pogue meets with songwriters and music producers to decipher the "secret sauce" - the melodies, lyrics, rhythms and hooks - that go into craftin...
Programming legend @FramLeslie takes CMT 50/50 washingtonpost.com
There’s another controversy about the lack of women on country radio. This time, it inspired change.
CMT is now guaranteeing that 50 percent of its video airplay will be for female artists.
How the Manx are tackling single-use plastic nationalgeographic.co.uk
How this British island nation is tackling plastic waste – and winning
Rubbish was blighting its beaches. Now the Isle of Man's ‘addictive‘ and collaborative approach to cleanup and sustainability is setting internat...
Love the GREATER redesign from @DecaturDan & team whereitsgreater.com
Where It's Greater
Where It's Greater is a nimble, concept-to-camera creative studio in Los Angeles.
ASK CHRIS BLACK: Getting that Italian holiday vibe at home, black shoes, grey t-shirts for when you are feeling emotional 😭 nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: How Do I Bring More Italy-on-Holiday Vibes to My Life?
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In Conversation: Frank Gehry nymag.com
Frank Gehry Doesn’t Know How to Retire
In conversation with the most famous architect alive, who’s fully engaged and working nonstop as he turns 91.
21 Stories of People Who Walked Away
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Ben Gorham: ‘With Byredo I wanted a more inclusive approach to luxury’
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My mates at @drakes_diary asked me to wear (and write about) their beautiful new city raincoat drakes.com
Chris Black Wears Our City Raincoat (In the City) | Drake's
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The joy of dressing like a man
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quite the presentation for an open-source ｍｏｎｏtypeface jetbrains.com
JetBrains Mono: A free and open source typeface for developers
Try JetBrains Mono in your IDE. Its simple forms and attention to every detail make coding a nice experience for developers’ eyes, no matter which IDE...
Ed Ruscha: He Up and Went Home nyti.ms
Ed Ruscha: He Up and Went Home
The artist on the Oklahoma roots of his new show, that $52.5 million painting, and meeting Walt Disney.
Ask Chris Black: I’m Beach Bound. What Shoes Do I Get That Aren’t Basic Sperrys?
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How to Find Your Best Diet gq.com
How to Find Your Best Diet
We talked to Jean-Georges Vongerichten, A$AP Ferg, Brunello Cucinelli, and more about eating right, plus tips from LA wellness mecca Erewhon and Noma&...
Coffee with @reboundernyc ladygunn.com
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Building the ‘Parasite’ House: How Bong Joon Ho and His Team Made the Year’s Best Set
The "Parasite" director and production designer Lee Ha Jun reveal the meticulous process behind building the film's layered house from ...
My Pitti Uomo report for @wmag wmagazine.com
Chris Black’s Scene Report: The Men of Pitti Uomo
Presenting the best looks from this week in Florence.
Photographer Spotlight: Iris Humm booooooom.com
Photographer Spotlight: Iris Humm
Iris Humm is an editorial and commercial photographer based between Barcelona and Milan. Born to a Swiss father and a French-Chinese mother and raised...
Ask Chris Black: What Do You Use to Keep Your Teeth Pearly White?
Everything Chris uses to care for his teeth (and mouth), plus his favorite bedside tables and the books currently on his reading list.
Look at my king @themjeans nymag.com
How I Built A Basic (But Respectable) Home Gym for Under $700
The are no machines or weights, but for about the cost of two months of Equinox, the setup is great for fundamental exercises and strength training.
Revisit So pitchfork.com
Peter Gabriel: So
Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit ...
In Appalachia, Crafting a Road to Recovery With Dulcimer Strings
In Kentucky, where music is the lifeblood, an apprentice program run by luthiers provides meaningful jobs and helps remove the stigma of opioid addict...
Ashley Williams Tesla Cyber Truck airbrush t-shirt ... WOW
BRB, learning to shred @totally_tod @negnance
Japan loves us more than we love ourselves :( via @newconsumer
Me looking at your riveting Art Basel 2019 content
Biggest Christmas flex @Delta
So good @Stussy
Damn, this is BAD
Gigantic designer headpiece
When the line at Erewhon is too long
This one is a real odyssey. Solid hour. Relentless, tip to tail. James and Chris introduce Audrea Soong, who takes them on an executive team-building adventure, from Niketown to their…
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