Monday, August 19, 2013

What We Like: Greasebox, El Gusano, Hipline

By Whitney Phaneuf
Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 8:41 AM

ART
I love the odd beauty and resourcefulness of the cobbled-together Chinese "bastard chairs" in this Michael Wolf photo series. — Luke Tsai

ARTICLES
Justify your bad habits by reading about ten "Geniuses Who Used Drugs." — Whitney Phaneuf

RADIO
"As Black As We Wish to Be" — This story about residents in a small town in Appalachia who identify as African American despite the fact that they look white is fascinating. — Kathleen Richards

FOOD
Gluten-free cornbread at Greasebox.
FREE margaritas at El Gusano (when you mention EBX). Totally works. — K.R.

SPORTS
Here is a comic about watching sports — and the best explanation I've ever seen for the ways that spectator sports play to, but also subvert, our basic human desire for narrative coherence. Shakespeare and the literary conceit of deus ex machina are invoked because why not? — L.T.

VIDEOS
Posture! — K.R.

Office Posture Matters: An Animated Guide from Flikli on Vimeo.


Fog — K.R.

Adrift from Simon Christen on Vimeo.


TV
Orange Is the New Black — Totally hooked. — K.R.

EXERCISE
Shimmy pop at Hipline: Therapy at a fraction of the price! — K.R.

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