• Jeff Koons: MOCA


    Excellent short documentary about Jeff Koons narrated by Scarlett Johansson.

  • Further Listening


    Another excellent new track from the upcoming new album by the War on Drugs. An old/new song by Radiohead. A powerful new song by Zola Jesus. Everything Now by Arcade Fire. Bob Dylan's 2016 Nobel lecture in literature. And an on-line museum of vanishing sounds.

  • Further Reading


    A new gravitational wave discovery. Martin Scorsese on filmmaking. Newly discovered fossils in Morocco put the emergence of Homo Sapiens 100,000 years further back. Researchers at CalTech were able to reconstruct faces from neural population responses in the macaque brain. A new series by Chris Ware for the New Yorker. Amazing new picture of Jupiter. China's great rivers. Is conspicuous consumption over? It's better to regret something you have done than to regret something you haven't done. What it’s like to be struck by lightning. And the 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming.

  • björk: notget


    Colorful video featuring some impressive vfx

  • Further Reading


    A fascinating new theory of the history of life on Earth. The mathematics of juggling. New experiments suggest that simple models can explain the behavior of thousands of interacting organisms. Can a mind can be located outside of the head? Chris Ware on Saul Steinberg's view of the world. Where oil rigs go to die. The world is running out of sand. The quantum thermodynamics revolution. Kevin Kelly on the myth of a superhuman AI. Tim Parks on the pleasures of pessimism. And Alex Tizon writes about his family's slave.