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Casey Jane Ellison Touches the Art

by Henry Kaye on July 21, 2014

Touching the Art is kind of like Borat meets Gallery Girls in the best possible way. In the parodic webseries, VFILES star and Dazed columnist Casey Jane Ellison interviews a panel of art world thinkers, all while wearing black lipstick and speaking through a healthy dose of vocal fry.

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Best Period Ever: First Moon Party

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on June 18, 2014

Don’t wait to prepare your daughter for her first period. Throw her a party. A how to, from the people who produced Camp Gyno.

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Best Link Ever! Bubsy Goes to the James Turrell Retrospective

by Whitney Kimball on November 14, 2013
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A video game that unpacks the real meaning of art.

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Net Artist Daily: Gossip Gurl!

by Paddy Johnson on October 29, 2013
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Ever feel like the net art community isn’t insular enough? Consider those woes cured with Net Artist Daily, an insider net art link blog with the tone of Gawker and the humor of the Onion. They’ve dubbed themselves The Huffington Post-Internet, a fitting title because like the writers at the Huffington Post, net artists never get paid.

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Holy Shit, Technology: Black MIDI Magic

by Paddy Johnson on September 27, 2013

The frantic pace of digital life has given birth to a music genre. It’s called “black MIDI”, because the visualization in a midi file– which can carry multiple channels of electronic information– is so packed with waveforms that it’s almost entirely blacked out. You end up with a pulsing electronic symphony so powerful that you have to go holy shit, technology.

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Portrait of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Sparks Controversy

by Paddy Johnson on September 20, 2013
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This goofy portrait of Toronto’s alleged crack-smoking Mayor Rob Ford makes me very happy. What a ray of light this mayor has been for the city!

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Best Link Ever! Rich Dead People Are Cooler

by Whitney Kimball on September 11, 2013
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Here’s a $20 splurge we can justify: Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs. Art historian Paul Koudounaris has travelled all over Europe taking photos of the “Catacomb Saints,” skeletons of Christian martyrs that were found in the catacombs in the late 1500s, dressed up, and shipped out to various European churches to show people what happens if you join Christianity.

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Best Link Ever! Distractions Sell Cars

by Paddy Johnson on August 12, 2013
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There’s a bizarre bit of small print on the top of Lingscars.com, a website dedicated to leasing cars at low prices to UK drivers, and today’s Best Link Ever! “I live inside this website Monday to Friday 9am-6pm, to give you the very best service and make your experience a happy one! – I am Ling, accept no substitutes.” Ling is available to chat if you are.

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Best Link Ever: The Useless Web

by Ian Marshall on August 8, 2013
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The internet is a big, beautiful place, and thanks to Tim Holman it’s now easier than ever to get directed to single statement, single page websites. Rejoice, for the Internet Gods have spoken. The Useless Web takes you to any number of new and classic internet goodies with the click of a button, making it our new Best Link Ever. Say goodbye to the next hour of your life.

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