The Uncensored Oral History of Punk delivers a photoset we didn’t know we wanted to see: New York punks in their homes, then and now. It’s leaving me with the urge to un-decorate.
Harrison Schultz and Lorna Shannon are pick up artists for a new, totally stoned generation. They preach that you don’t need money or alcohol to pick someone up — it’s basically all about good conversation.
“Barring satellite problems, we won’t be signing off until the world ends,” Ted Turner declared as he launched CNN 34 years ago. Just in case dooms day did come rolling around, the network created an end of the world video to be played in the event that humans were about to meet their demise. Jalopnik uncovered a copy of the last video we all were supposed to ever see.
This is what happens when the like button goes way, way too far.
What can be gained from annotating the shit out of everything? Two brogrammers, Ilan Zechory and Tom Lehman, are out to set the record straight:
“Lehman and Zechory have spent much of 2014 trying to scrub their past clean. They’ve shortened the company’s name to Genius and secured $40 million in funding to plunge fully into a Silicon Valley “pivot”: the transition from doing one thing better than anyone else—annotating rap lyrics—to doing something bigger and bolder—“annotating the world,” a capaciously vague ambition that no one, themselves included, is certain they can pull off.”