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2019

May

☄️ Mage Frame - a Robin Sloan Print Offering
🔗 Playdate from Panic 🎮

📌 The Solitary Garden | Kottke

🔗 How to use Substack for podcasts

📌 Preservationists want to turn Chicago’s lakefront into a National Park

📌 The Magic Order’: James Wan to Direct Mark Miller’s Netflix Pilot | SlashFilm

📌 Rick and Morty’ Season 4 is Coming in November This Year | SlashFilm

📌 Don’t Worry, Blog Happy | Om


April

📌 Fanny-pack Crocs are as absurd as they are a great marketing move | Quartzy via: NextDraft

🔗 Is Brooklyn in the House? Nets Fandom Is Having Its Playoff Moment.
🔗 Design.PeteForAmerica
🔗 Post-workout beer gets a makeover, with less alcohol and more electrolytes - Outside Magazine

March

🔗 Georgia Rep. Proposes “Testicular Bill Of Rights” In Response To Anti-Abortion Bill
🔗 Apple’s ‘Time Bandits’ Series Will Be Co-Written and Directed by Taika Waititi

📌 Font of the Month Club - really cool idea.

🔗 Apple Streaming Service May Be Delayed, CEO Tells Showrunners “Don’t Be So Mean!”

February

🔗 The Secret Lives of Facebook Moderators in America

📌 Movie Color Palettes | kottke

🔗 Erica Anderson’s Fine Art GIFs
🔗 ‘Russian Doll’ Director Leslye Headland to Direct Will Ferrell in FIFA Corruption Movie

📌 What I say when I don’t know what to say | Austin Kleon

📌 W.E.B. Du Bois’ Data Portraits of Black American Circa 1900 | kottke

📌 Chicago’s traffic is the third worst in the nation - Curbed Chicago

📌 Nancy by Olivia Jaimes for February 17, 2019 - GoComics

🔗 Marvel’s ‘Loki’ Series Lands ‘Rick Morty’ Writer as Showrunner, Plot Sounds Like ‘Quantum Leap’

📌 Hollywood is Not Happy About Oscar Ceremony Cuts — /Film

📌 Chadwick Boseman to Star in Spike Lee’s Vietnam Veteran Drama Da 5 Bloods’ at Netflix

🔗 ‘Howard the Duck’ From Kevin Smith, ‘M.O.D.O.K.’ From Patton Oswalt, and Other Marvel Animated Shows Coming to Hulu

📌 The Cafe With a View of the Waterfall | Craig Mod - Ridgeline issue 006

📌 The space in between the writing | Kleon

🔗 Why this 19-year-old BuzzFeed quizmaker will no longer work for free

📌 My disabled son’s amazing gaming life in the World of Warcraft | BBC

🔗 Dickpic, Lightning
🔗 Spotify is in talks to buy Gimlet for more than $200 million. That’s a big deal for the podcasting world.
🔗 Along the Mekong
🔗 100 Words 2/2/19
🔗 Fear and Loathing and Fine Art in ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’
🔗 The 15 Best Movies We Saw at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival
🔗 Good Moves
🔗 Images in the head

January

🔗 Chicago handles extreme cold like no other city

📌 Facebook Pays Teenagers to Install VPN That Spies on Them

🔗 Why Tony Romo Is a Genius at Football Commentary
🔗 An Open Letter to Howard Schultz
🔗📹 Aerial Images of the Earth Animated into Fast-Paced Sequences by Kevin McGloughlin
🔗 The Evolution of the Alphabet

📌 The Layers of Motherhood | kottke.org

📌 AeroMexico Trolls Xenophobic Americans with DNA Discounts” Commercial | kottke.org

📌 A New Book of Paintings by Tiffany Bozic Explores the Unity and Disjunction of the Natural World | Colossal

📌 25 Most Anticipated New Shows of 2019 | /Film

🔗 Mueller investigation goes on the record to deny BuzzFeed report
🔗 Slack Gets a Bland New Identity From Pentagram
🔗 The teachings and the teacher

📌 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Drops Watchmen Reference to Critics | io9

📌 The Rise and Demise of RSS | Motherboard

📌 The Art of the Pan: What’s the Point of a Bad Review in 2019? | The Ringer

🔗 No Team Should Be Worried About Overpaying Manny Machado or Bryce Harper
🔗 Musical diaries

📌 Why we need to slow time and scale down | On my Om

🔗 Ben Simmons Is Not Holding the Sixers Back

📌 How marginal tax rates actually work, explained with a cartoon | Vox

📌 Cold feet | Austin Kleon

🔗 One music list to rule them all

2018

December

📌 A Massive Ice-Filled Crater On Mars | kottke.org ✖︎

📌 SNL cold open imagines Alec Baldwin’s Trump isn’t president | Vox ✖︎

📌 The Explorer and The Hermit | kottke ✖︎

🔗 10x18
🔗 Streaming Services Planning On Bringing Commercials to Your Binging Pause Breaks

📌 Getting in Shape | The Brooks Review ✖︎

🔗 Giuliani Goes Full Conspiracy Theorist Because He Doesn’t Understand The Internet

📌 France’s deadly and growing protests, in 17 pictures | Vox ✖︎

🔗 The ‘True Detective’ Season 3 Main Character Was Written as White, Until Mahershala Ali Fought for the Part

📌 How to Travel Like Anthony Bourdain Did | Cool Material via Om on Tech ✖︎

🔗 Deandre Ayton Can Score, but Can You Build a Winner Around Him?
🔗 Bulls fire Fred Hoiberg, name Jim Boylen interim coach

November

🔗 ‘Hamilton: The Exhibition’ digs in at Northerly Island ahead of April debut

📌 Lincoln Yards Proposal Revised | Curbed ✖︎

📌 Cards Against Humanity 99% Sale - This is amazing. CAH may be the greatest company ever. 😂😂😂 ✖︎

🔗 Dogs catching treats.

📌 The department store of the future just opened in Texas | Vox ✖︎

📌 On November 26th, a mole will land on Mars | The Oatmeal ✖︎

📌 Ultra-Impressionistic Portraits Made with Just a Few Thick Strokes of Paint | Kottke - these are fantastic. ✖︎

🔗 Apple Teams With A24, Distribution Company Behind ‘Moonlight’ and ‘Hereditary’, For New Movies
🔗 The Next Cinematic Universe is…General Mills’ Cereal Monsters?
🔗 The thrill of watching Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bring her whole self to Congress

📌 The Remarkable Brain Waves of High Level Meditators | Kottke.org ✖︎

📌 Elon Musk’s Teslaquila Hits a Speed Bump | Vox

Kind of ridiculous, but I can’t blame him. If I were in his position, I’d want to do different things to mix it up too. ✖︎

🔗 My year with Thoreau | Austin Kleon

📌 The Raptors May Have Perfected the Modern Art of Team Building | The Ringer ✖︎

📌 Laws for Nature Journaling | Austin Kleon ✖︎

🔗 Gus Van Sant to Direct Will Ferrell in Amazon’s ‘The Prince of Fashion’

📌 We are verbs not nouns | Austin Kleon ✖︎

📌 Dave Winer on the Midterms | scripting.com ✖︎

🔗 Zion Williamson Is Here to Melt Your Brain, Over and Over Again 🏀
🔗 Decision 2018: Make It an Informed One - Apple News Editorial
🔗 The Big Day is Here
➲ Magic Johnson admonishes Luke Walton after Los Angeles Lakers’ slow start | ESPN - If Luke Walton ends up getting fired this season… I’d be speechless.
➲ James Pennebaker on Therapeutic Journaling | Austin Kleon - Good thoughts on journaling.
➲ The Timberwolves’ new uniforms, featuring Prince | ESPN - To my surprise, the finished product actually looks really nice here.

October

➲ Manu Forever: Reflecting on the Retirement of a Legend
🔗 The Kings Aren’t Light-years Behind - The Ringer - The Kings have been one of the most fun teams to watch this year.
➲ Usual Hermitage Bullshit Notice
➲ Untitled Blog Posts - @frankm
➲ Trick or Treat: Early Season Surprises
🔗 Stochastic Terrorism - kottke.
➲ Meditation in the Time of Disruption
🔗 The Boy Who Couldn’t Find What He Was Looking For - by Shea Serrano - theringer.
Pantsdrunk, the Finnish Art of Relaxation - This is my life.
🔗 Bulls jerseys will have a sponsorship patch for the 1st time: ‘We took our time because the jersey is somewhat sacred to us’
➲ CARROT Weather - The Brooks Review
➲ Warren says she’s looking at 2020. Her actions say she’s running.
Three great quotes on Arrows and Targets from Austin Kleon’s blog.
➲ ‘Widows’ Featurette: How Chicago Shapes The Steve McQueen Heist Thriller
➲ The Asynchronous Life
➲ Exploring Custom watchOS Watch Faces
➲ What If… Movies Reimagined for Another Time/Place
➲ Daniel Radcliffe and the Art of the Fact-Check
➲‘Diablo’ Series in the Works at Netflix from ‘Hellboy’ Reboot Writer
➲‘Suicide Squad 2’: James Gunn in Talks to Write, Possibly Direct

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