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Best Link Ever: Rap Board

by Ian Marshall on July 12, 2013
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We’ve all had our share of internet soundboards, but this one is better than any other we’ve seen in our history of forever. Let us present The Rap Board, your home for iconic rap sound bites that range from the Gucci Mane “yeaaa!” to the Lil Jon “YYEAA-YUH”. Every sound is organized alphabetically by rapper (find all your classic Puff Daddy and P Diddy sounds filed under “Diddy”). Lil Wayne has nine sounds, and we should all be grateful. On the other hand, Will Smith has more sounds on this board than Kanye West, which really isn’t fair given the range of weird noises that grace Yeezus. We all need to complain to the Internet Gods over that injustice.

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Best Link Ever! Kittycat Snowstorm!

by Paddy Johnson and Ian Marshall on June 25, 2013
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Your day just got a hell of a lot better. Let us introduce you to Catflakes, a website that floats cat heads and legs in snowflake shapes across your screen.

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Best Link Ever! ‘You’re My Favorite Artist’

by Paddy Johnson on April 24, 2013

Scott King is a UK-based artist who’s produced a delicious send up of the New York art world, rife with Canadian music and art influences. Think Peaches meets the political Canadian artist collective and electro-pop band Hooded Fang and you’ve got your track. As a Canadian living in New York with anglophile tendencies, naturally, I love it.

Take a few minutes out of your day for this. Things start to get really good around the 1:50 mark. I’m not issuing any spoilers, but there’s this; “Dan Colen, pigeon shit”. h/t Andrew Russeth

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Best Link Ever! Run in Fear of The Art Project

by Paddy Johnson on February 16, 2013
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Portlandia just keeps getting better. This amazing send up of conceptual art projects just made my day. Let it make yours too.

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W.A.G.E. Mocks Documenta Curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev For Use of Free Labor

by Whitney Kimball on February 11, 2013
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W.A.G.E. wants Documenta curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev to rethink her attitude that artists should come free to her exhibitions. “If you were an artist,” she says in the clip, “you didn’t get any money, no, because you were invited to the exhibition.” “Invited.” They should thank her! The video comes from a panel around the time of her Creative Time Summit talk, which flew off the rails when Christov-Bakargiev decided the time slot wasn’t long enough.

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Best Link Ever: Ripley’s Believe It or Not on Dada Art

by Paddy Johnson on January 1, 2013
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Watch Marie Osmond recite a poem by DADA artist Hugo Ball!

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Charlie White’s Still Recording Teenage Girls. “Eighth Grade Will Be Different.”

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on October 29, 2012
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In his new album “Music for Sleeping Children,” Charlie White composes synthpop to recordings of adolescent kids, who, from the sounds of it, are just as anxiety-ridden and careerist as the rest of us.

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Best Link Ever! The Ron Resch Paper and Stick Film (1970)

by Corinna Kirsch on October 25, 2012
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Any shape you can make on a 1970′s era computer, you can also make at home with paper.

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Ai Weiwei Does Gangnam Style

by Whitney Kimball on October 24, 2012

Do we even need to explain this?  Gangnam Style, Ai Weiwei style.

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