Wait, where was I?
Oh yeah, here are a bunch of link that I have found interesting for one reason or another. You may or may not find them as equally interesting. That’s your problem, not mine.
Whatever. Links. Interesting. You get it. Or then again maybe you don’t. Either way you don’t have to be rude about it.
Visit our family blog: “The Thomas Ten.”
Browse Large Hearted Boy’s list of “100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads.”
It’s the most wonderful time of year: year-end list time!
- Browse Design Week’s picks for their favorite album covers.
- Browse Rough Trade‘s picks for their favorite albums of the year.
- Browse Stereogum‘s picks for their favorite new bands of 2015.
Read as Noisey offers: “How to Show Off Your Great Taste in Music With a Perfect Year-End List.”
Understand “Socialism Vs. Capitalism” according to The Onion.
Browse Noisey‘s list of “The 25 Albums Found at the Bottom of Every Used CD Bin.”
Apparently, this is A Tribe Called Quest’s week:
- Read Pitchfork‘s 10/10 reissue review of the group’s debut album People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm.
- Read/Listen to NPR’s profile of the group on the 25th anniversary of the People’s Instinctive Travels album.
- Read OkayPlayer‘s piece: “Jarobi White Declares Q-Tip’s Queens Home A Musical Landmark.”
- See the group reunite for “Can I Kick It” on Fallon.
- Read: “Eats, Rhymes & Life: Spend An Hour In The Kitchen With Chef Jarobi White.”
- Read Noisey‘s interview with Phife Dawg. Read Rolling Stone‘s report: “Tribe Called Quest: Lou Reed ‘Got All the Money’ for ‘Can I Kick It?‘
- Read as Questlove considers the importance of the group at OkayPlayer.
Read a consideration of “Why Science Needs Metaphysics.”
See “Disturbing Vintage Medical Illustrations.”
Consider Ozy‘s piece: “What If Cancer Simply Can’t Be Cured?”
See “The Daily Life of Darth Vader.”
Read Christianity Today‘s report: “Evangelicals Lag Behind Mormons and Jehovah’s Witnesses on Church Involvement.”
Read BBC Earth‘s report: “We Know The City Where HIV First Emerged.”
Read as The Atlantic considers why so many men do not seem to like funny women.
Read the Atlantic‘s report that men overeat in front of women to impress them.
Read Consequence of Sound‘s report that Val Kilmer is confirmed for Top Gun 2.
Find out “How to Build a Home Climbing Wall.”
Read “Relevant’s” piece: “Horror’s Most Influential Filmmaker Is a Committed Christian.”
Read about the Dad who “Found a Wonderful Use for Restaurants’ Leftover Crayons.”
Read The Wire‘s piece: “The Most Likely Person to Read a Book? A College-Educated Black Woman.”
See advent calendars for book lovers.
Read as Vogue considers Instagram’s impact on book sales.
Browse this list of “10 Reasons Not To Read American Books On Leadership.”
Read Christianity Today‘s piece: “Christian Community Doesn’t Require Our Blind Trust.”
Read The Guardian’s report: “‘Young earth’ creationists making $90m full-scale ark to ‘bring the Bible to life'”
Read as NPR considers “Does It Pay To Pay Teachers $100,000?”
Read as AV Club considers “How iTunes is increasingly alienating actual music nerds.”
Browse “7 Southern murder ballads and outlaw folk songs based on true stories.”
Browse The Phoenix New Times‘s picks for “The 25 Best Songs About Metro Phoenix.”
Browse Design Weekly‘s picks for “The 50 best record sleeves of 2015.”
Browse Paste‘s picks for “10 Country Albums For People Who Don’t Like Country.”
Browse the Art of Manliness’ tips for “How to Be an Awesome Uncle.”
Read as “A Psychologist Faces Her Own Anxiety.”
Read “12 People On The Kindest Thing A Stranger Ever Said To Them.”
See the “Unnerving Photos Depicting Our Obsession with Digital Devices” by French artist Antoine Geiger.
Browse “7 Artists Who Paint with Everything (Except Paint)” at The Creator’s Project.
Read: “Chance, By Design: The Scientific Concept of Randomness Is Consistent With Divine Providence” at First Things.
Read as The Atlantic considers “When Empathy Becomes a Meme.”
Read as The New Yorkers asks: “Can Reading Make You Happier?”
Read The Telegraph‘s piece: Art does heal: scientists say appreciating creative works can fight off disease.”
Browse Noisey‘s list of “11 Albums That Didn’t Live Up To The Hype.”
Read “Copyfraud: Anne Frank Foundation claims father was “co-author,” extends copyright by decades” at Boing Boing.
Read Smithsonian‘s report that “Whisky Grains and Coffee Grounds Could Help Clean up Nuclear Waste.”
Read Paste‘s piece: “Trying to Understand ISIS? You Need to Read These Six Stories.”
Read The Art of Manliness‘s piece: “How to Handle Being Out of Your Depth: 6 Tips from a Con Man.”
Read The Atlantic‘s report: “Exercise Is ADHD Medication.”
Read BBC‘s report: “Anonymous ‘declares war’ on Islamic State.”
Read Sojourners‘ piece: “Beyond Bathrooms: Christians Need to Get a Clue on Transgender Issues.”
Do you know: “What are the seven wonders of the world?”
See “All the Bacteria Growing on a Child’s Hand.”
Browse 22 Words‘s list of “37 Embarrassing Things People Wish They Had Learned a Bit Sooner.”
See at The Creator’s Project: “Street Artist Paints Murals onto Melting Icebergs.”
Read Reuters‘s report that Anonymous has declared war on ISIS.
Read as Sessions X considers “Why CBGB Was Insanely Important.”
See coconut lamps.
Read as Slate wonders “Does Apple Still Deserve Its Reputation for Brilliant Design?”
Read ProPublica‘s piece: “What’s the Evidence Mass Surveillance Works? Not Much”.
Read Colossal‘s piece: “Artwork is Work, Supporting the Arts Means Paying the Artists.”
Read Newsweek‘s report: “Coffee Lowers Overall Risk of Death by 15 Percent, Study Says.”
Read as VinePair considers whether or not the craft beer bubble is about to burst.