Colin Nagy

Colin Nagy

Colin Nagy is a strategy and global marketing executive at Instagram. He has been writing about luxury, hospitality and innovation in his Skift column, and currently hosts the Skift Ideas podcast where he speaks to the most thoughtful voices in hospitality. He is an advisor and investor to early stage startups, and also writes for Monocle, New York Magazine, Courier and other publications around the world.

Recommendations

08 DEC 2023
The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America
The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America

The book echoes the sentiment that underground sub-genre scenes remain vibrant, showcasing every possible sub-genre represented in stunning print form.

27 OCT 2020
Kissa by Kissa (4th ed.)
Kissa by Kissa (4th ed.)

An incredible book on Japanese coffee culture.

14 MAR 2024
Contrasts : or a parallel between the noble edifices of the middle ages, and corresponding buildings of the present day; shewing the present decay of taste. Accompanied by appropriate text
Contrasts : or a parallel between the noble edifices of the middle ages, and corresponding buildings of the present day; shewing the present decay of taste. Accompanied by appropriate text

In 1835, Pugin significantly raised his profile with the book 'Contrasts: Or, A Parallel between the Noble Edifices of the Middle Ages and Corresponding Buildings of the Present Day', which compared the virtues of medieval society to the vices of modern society.

19 NOV 2020
Spotify
Spotify

An album recorded during the pandemic and performed live at the Alexandra Palace in London.

26 FEB 2024
Rupa -  Aaj Shanibar (1982)
Rupa - Aaj Shanibar (1982)

“Aaj Shanibar” is one of the four tracks from the album Disco Jazz by Rupa, which stands out for its eight-minute runtime and high-energy, ever-shifting instrumentals. It has gained significant popularity on YouTube, becoming an example of how lost songs reach a new generation of listeners across the world.

02 DEC 2022
Disco Jazz

Disco Jazz is Rupa's first and only album, released in 1982. Regarded as a long-lost Indian disco record, it gained a new following years later thanks to a combination of algorithms and word-of-mouth. The album stands out for breaking from typical Indian disco conventions, featuring songs that are more spacious than Bollywood music of the era. It incorporates a mix of Hindi and Bengali lyrics, sarod and extended Western funk guitar solos, and has elements of Balearic beat music.

23 MAR 2021
You vs. Wild
You vs. Wild

A book by Robert T. Kiyosaki that advocates the importance of financial literacy, financial independence, and building wealth through investing in assets.

05 JAN 2024
16 NOV 2023
Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business
Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business

Danny Meyer details the philosophy and 'operating system' behind his successful Union Square Hospitality Group, highlighting the importance of hospitality in business.

26 SEP 2023
Unreasonable Hospitality: The Remarkable Power of Giving People More Than They Expect
Unreasonable Hospitality: The Remarkable Power of Giving People More Than They Expect

Expands on Meyer's work and shares how Guidara redefined hospitality excellence through his role in elevating 11 Madison Park.

06 OCT 2021
Burger Au Poivre Kit - 4 Pack
Burger Au Poivre Kit - 4 Pack

A kit to make the legendary bar burger from Raoul’s in Soho at home. This package includes everything needed for 4 burgers.

06 OCT 2021
Zingerman's Corned Beef Reuben Sandwich Kit
Zingerman's Corned Beef Reuben Sandwich Kit

A kit for making Zingerman’s famous Corned Beef Reuben sandwiches at home.

24 MAR 2023
Twentieth-Century Man: The Wild Life of Peter Beard
Twentieth-Century Man: The Wild Life of Peter Beard

A recently released book by Chris Wallace on Peter Beard.

05 SEP 2023
For the Culture: The Power Behind What We Buy, What We Do, and Who We Want to Be
For the Culture: The Power Behind What We Buy, What We Do, and Who We Want to Be

A book that examines the relationship between culture and human behavior, using literature, case studies, and academic work to illustrate the ways culture influences actions and societal dynamics.

24 AUG 2023
Inside the Wagner Group’s Armed Uprising
Inside the Wagner Group’s Armed Uprising

A profile of Prigozhin/Wagner worth the time.

14 JUL 2023
Whole Earth Catalog
Whole Earth Catalog

A big, big format catalog that pointed to resources to show how to do all different kinds of things, from astrology to midwifery to leathercrafting and more. It's based on the Emersonian idea of self-reliance.

13 JUL 2023
The-OmegaProject journals by active Special Operations Forces
The-OmegaProject journals by active Special Operations Forces

A journal designed for logging workouts, nutrition, sleep, and hydration, originally developed by a military team for effective physical journaling.

16 MAY 2023
Buy Music | Sister Irene O'Connor
Buy Music | Sister Irene O'Connor

The album features psychedelic music by Sister Irene O'Connor, an Australian nun. It has gained attention for its enchanting piece of music, particularly the song called "Fire", and has been highlighted by several fans including The Avalanches. It has also been sampled by artists like James Blake and made TV appearances.

28 APR 2023
Matcha Club Dubai
Matcha Club Dubai

A Padel club concept called Matcha that is exceptionally well executed.

28 APR 2023
Yann Couvreur Pâtisserie
Yann Couvreur Pâtisserie

A patisserie called Yann Couvreur in Dubai Mall near the Fashion Avenue entrance offers exceptional pastries.

28 APR 2023
Comptoir 102
Comptoir 102

Comptoir in Jumeirah is a healthy lunch spot plus a design concept store.

28 APR 2023
Arabian Tea House: Authentic Arabic & Emirati Cuisine in Dubai
Arabian Tea House: Authentic Arabic & Emirati Cuisine in Dubai

A local favorite with teas and great Emirati food, showcasing a nice cultural side of old Dubai.

29 MAR 2023
The Jet Lag App® | Timeshifter®
The Jet Lag App® | Timeshifter®

Timeshifter is an app that prescribes specific activities such as when to see light, avoid light, rest, consume caffeine, and other small activities in a linear table to help adjust to new time zones quickly. It offers sleep optimization advice and can include melatonin and/or caffeine suggestions.

29 MAR 2023
Performance Lab® Sleep
Performance Lab® Sleep

A sleep aid supplement that is useful for jet lag recovery. It contains magnesium glycinate and tart cherry, which has tryptophan (turkey sleepiness) and melatonin, making it a go-to sleep aid.

07 FEB 2023
Shipwrecked
Shipwrecked

A candle inspired by the unique smell of the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland, crafted to capture the essence of bromine-treated water, swamps, old wood, and boats.

27 JAN 2023
Porsche Launches New Infotainment Systems For Mid-2000s Boxsters, Cayennes And 911s
Porsche Launches New Infotainment Systems For Mid-2000s Boxsters, Cayennes And 911s

A retrofit single DIN Porsche Classic Communication touchscreen unit for classic 911s, a double DIN PCCM Plus setup for the 996-generation 911 and original 986 Boxster, and similar solutions for the 997-generation 911, 987 Boxster, 987 Cayman coupe, and Cayenne SUV. Features include a 7-in touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and satellite navigation with maps displayed in 2D or 3D.

18 JAN 2023
Emergent Tokyo
Emergent Tokyo

The book outlines the organization of neighborhood shop-owner collectives in Tokyo to protect the energy and community of sometimes centuries-old neighborhoods amidst the city's rapid development.

17 JAN 2023
Picasso's War: How Modern Art Came to America
Picasso's War: How Modern Art Came to America

A book by Hugh Eakin about the slow recognition and appreciation of modern art in the US and Britain in the first half of the 20th century, encapsulating stories of key figures who believed in the art's value.

17 JAN 2023
Nothing is True but Everything is Possible
Nothing is True but Everything is Possible

Peter Pomerantsev's dream-like narrative of working in television in Moscow in the early 2000s, exploring the surreal aspects of the Russian media landscape.

06 JUL 2020
Our Country Friends: A Novel
Our Country Friends: A Novel

Repeated book recommendation.

02 DEC 2022
Prisencolinensinainciusol
Prisencolinensinainciusol

A song released 50 years ago by Adriano Celentano, intended as a troll to prove a point that Italians would like any English song, using gibberish to mimic the sound of English.

25 NOV 2022
Patina Modern: A Guide to Designing Warm, Timeless Interiors
Patina Modern: A Guide to Designing Warm, Timeless Interiors

A guide to designing warm, timeless interiors.

25 NOV 2022
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition (32 GB)
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition (32 GB)

A Kindle Paperwhite for reading without notifications and distractions.

25 NOV 2022
Crest Bottle Opener
Crest Bottle Opener

An overkill bottle opener.

25 NOV 2022
Victorinox REX Peeler in Metal - 6.0900
Victorinox REX Peeler in Metal - 6.0900

A Swiss peeler recommended by Brooks Reitz.

25 NOV 2022
TITAN™ Money Clip
TITAN™ Money Clip

A nice titanium money clip with American Flag - NASA Optical Gray variation.

25 NOV 2022
City Radio
City Radio

A radio that allows you to tune into global radio stations.

18 NOV 2022
Nokia 6310
Nokia 6310

Nokia released a new version of its 6310 complete with the classic Snake.

02 DEC 2021
The Light Phone
The Light Phone

The Light Phone II is a premium, minimal phone. It will never have social media, clickbait news, email, an internet browser, or any other anxiety-inducing infinite feed.

02 DEC 2021
Punkt. MP02 4G Mobile Phone
Punkt. MP02 4G Mobile Phone

The Punkt phone has a nicely designed interface and allows for a hot spot to connect another device like your laptop if you’re out and about. It supports messaging app Signal.

11 OCT 2022
Afghan Style
Afghan Style

Friend and WITI contributor Robert Spangle has a new book coming out, titled Afghan Style. The book is available for order on the Observer collection website.

06 SEP 2022
The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters
The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters

A book by Priya Parker that discusses approaches to creating meaningful and purposeful gatherings.

06 SEP 2022
Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World
Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World

A book by Vivek H. Murthy that explores the importance of human connection and its impact on our health and happiness.

06 SEP 2022
California Soul: An American Epic of Cooking and Survival
California Soul: An American Epic of Cooking and Survival

A book by Chef Keith Corbin that highlights his journey and the impact of cooking and food on survival and identity.

18 AUG 2022
Heat 2: A Novel
Heat 2: A Novel

A novel by Michael Mann that serves as a prequel/sequel to the movie Heat, adding depth and history to the story.

17 FEB 2021
Vestaboard Smart Messaging Display
Vestaboard Smart Messaging Display

A device that emulates the vibe of Solari boards for home or office.

17 FEB 2021
Dator 60v Black – Solari Linea Design
Dator 60v Black – Solari Linea Design

A clock available for purchase that takes an analog approach, reminiscent of Solari boards.

22 JUN 2022
Flush Toilet Finder & Map
Flush Toilet Finder & Map

A public toilet app, a resource for tracking down a potty in a pinch.

24 APR 2019
Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew about Quantum Physics Is Different
Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew about Quantum Physics Is Different

Philip Ball's book on which his lecture about quantum physics at the Royal Institute is based.

26 MAY 2022
Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World
Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World

A book that chronicles Jeff Gordinier's journey with Noma founder Rene Redzepi on a culinary world tour, including the establishment of a pop-up restaurant in Tulum, Mexico.

20 MAY 2022
Red Carpet: Hollywood, China, and the Global Battle for Cultural Supremacy
Red Carpet: Hollywood, China, and the Global Battle for Cultural Supremacy

A book discussing the cultural tug-of-war between Hollywood and China.

20 MAY 2022
Snow Crash: A Novel
Snow Crash: A Novel

The book that helped inspire the vision for the metaverse and coined the term.

04 APR 2022
The Bond King: How One Man Made a Market, Built an Empire, and Lost It All
The Bond King: How One Man Made a Market, Built an Empire, and Lost It All

The story of how one man's financial strategies impacted the market.

20 MAY 2022
Heat: An Amateur Cook in a Professional Kitchen
Heat: An Amateur Cook in a Professional Kitchen

A former New Yorker fiction editor's culinary journey in Italy.

12 DEC 2019
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life (Pulitzer Prize Winner)
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life (Pulitzer Prize Winner)

An evocative narrative about the bohemian lifestyle of surfers.

20 MAY 2022
Having and Being Had
Having and Being Had

An exploration of the author's discomfort and complicity with capitalism.

20 MAY 2022
The Ministry for the Future: A Novel
The Ministry for the Future: A Novel

A story beginning with a heatwave in India that addresses climate change.

20 MAY 2022
The Summer Book (New York Review Books Classics)
The Summer Book (New York Review Books Classics)

A book by Tove Jansson without additional context in the newsletter.

03 FEB 2020
The Overstory: A Novel
The Overstory: A Novel

Environmental fiction that delves into more than just ecological concerns.

20 MAY 2022
Underland: A Deep Time Journey
Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Combines poetic writing with adventurous science exploration.

20 MAY 2022
Black Hole Survival Guide
Black Hole Survival Guide

A brief, humorous, and informative take on black holes.

20 MAY 2022
How Lucky: A Mystery Novel
How Lucky: A Mystery Novel

A suspense novel with humor and surprises, unexpected from the Deadspin author.

03 FEB 2020
Flights: Nobel Prize and Booker Prize Winner

A fragmentary novel with interconnected stories, great for summer reading.

20 MAY 2022
The Invention of Sicily: A Mediterranean History
The Invention of Sicily: A Mediterranean History

Explores Sicily's cultural history in the context of the Mediterranean.

20 MAY 2022
Charisma and Disenchantment: The Vocation Lectures (New York Review Books Classics)
Charisma and Disenchantment: The Vocation Lectures (New York Review Books Classics)

This new translation of Weber’s lectures aims to simplify and clarify his ideas.

20 MAY 2022
The Neapolitan Novels Boxed Set
The Neapolitan Novels Boxed Set

Late to the game but the HBO series is a perfect opportunity to catch up.

20 MAY 2022
Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600–1947
Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600–1947

Tells the story of the rise and fall of Prussia.

20 MAY 2022
The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity
The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity

Examines capitalism as the secular religion of the post-Christian era.

20 MAY 2022
A Small Farm Future: Making the Case for a Society Built Around Local Economies, Self-Provisioning, Agricultural Diversity and a Shared Earth
A Small Farm Future: Making the Case for a Society Built Around Local Economies, Self-Provisioning, Agricultural Diversity and a Shared Earth

A treatise on new agrarianism and building societies around local economies and shared resources.

20 MAY 2022
Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography

An oral biography of Anthony Bourdain, compiled by his longtime assistant.

20 MAY 2022
Transmetropolitan Book One
Transmetropolitan Book One

A comic book series featuring a journalist hero in a world of vulgarity and violence.

03 JAN 2022
Dune
Dune

One of three perfect novels, Dune is a must-read epic of science fiction.

20 MAY 2022
Is Paris Burning?
Is Paris Burning?

A 1965 nonfiction book detailing the liberation of Paris in 1944.

20 MAY 2022
Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York
Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York

The story of Prohibition and its political history.

20 MAY 2022
The Dream and the Tomb: A History of the Crusades
The Dream and the Tomb: A History of the Crusades

A fascinating history of the Crusades.

20 MAY 2022
The Great Arc : The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named
The Great Arc : The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named

Detailing the trigonometric survey of India in the 19th century.

24 APR 2019
My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel
My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel

A short, funny novel about murder.

20 MAY 2022
Perfect Rigour: A Genius and the Mathematical Breakthrough of a Century
Perfect Rigour: A Genius and the Mathematical Breakthrough of a Century

The story of Grigori Perelman and his solution to one of the Clay Millennium Prizes.

28 APR 2022
PSO-RITE Psoas Muscle Release and Deep Tissue Massage Tool
PSO-RITE Psoas Muscle Release and Deep Tissue Massage Tool

A tool designed to release the psoas muscle, which can become tight from activities such as sitting for long periods or extensive driving. The Pso-rite is used by laying down and positioning the muscle between its two pointed parts to help it loosen.

27 APR 2022
MyFreeStyle Program
MyFreeStyle Program

A device applied to the upper arm that pairs with an app to provide real-time blood glucose levels, useful for managing diabetes or blood sugar levels.

27 APR 2022
Levels - Unlock Your Metabolic Health
Levels - Unlock Your Metabolic Health

An app that integrates with CGM to provide insights into blood sugar management, showing the impact of food and other factors on glucose levels.

13 APR 2022
Jerks at Work: Toxic Coworkers and What to Do About Them
Jerks at Work: Toxic Coworkers and What to Do About Them

Tessa West's book explores difficult work relationships and how best to navigate them.

10 APR 2022
Cold Enough for Snow
Cold Enough for Snow

A book currently being read by the author of the post.

10 APR 2022
Mac Knife Superior Chef's Knife, 8-Inch
Mac Knife Superior Chef's Knife, 8-Inch

A chef's knife recommended by Jason Stewart from How Long Gone.

10 APR 2022
Marc Newson Collection by Noritake
Marc Newson Collection by Noritake

A collection designed by Marc Newson for Noritake.

10 APR 2022
Leica Q2 Digital Camera (19050)
Leica Q2 Digital Camera (19050)

A lust-worthy Leica camera.

07 APR 2022
Men in Black
Men in Black

A film where memories are erased with a flash of light, referenced in a discussion about luxury hospitality and brand equity.

30 JUL 2019
Endtroducing.....
Endtroducing.....

A moody masterpiece from 1996, comprised of long-forgotten breaks and samples.

21 FEB 2022
The Triple Agent: The al-Qaeda Mole who Infiltrated the CIA
The Triple Agent: The al-Qaeda Mole who Infiltrated the CIA

A book by Joby Warrick on the backstory of the Khost bombings in 2009.

21 FEB 2022
Red Line: The Unraveling of Syria and America's Race to Destroy the Most Dangerous Arsenal in the World
Red Line: The Unraveling of Syria and America's Race to Destroy the Most Dangerous Arsenal in the World

A book by Joby Warrick that details the use of chemical weapons on civilian populations by the Assad regime in Syria, and the US race to find and destroy the weapons.

18 FEB 2022
Converted: The Data-Driven Way to Win Customers’ Hearts
Converted: The Data-Driven Way to Win Customers’ Hearts

Google’s Neil Hoyne discusses how companies often mistakenly view technology as a universal solution, detailing a better approach in his book.

03 FEB 2022
Death Is Not The End
Death Is Not The End

A series of compilations called Death Is Not The End featuring recordings of adverts that appeared on London pirate radio during various time periods. These compilations document the original native advertising and the underground music scene in London from 1984 to 1993.

26 JAN 2022
The Burnout Epidemic: The Rise of Chronic Stress and How We Can Fix It
The Burnout Epidemic: The Rise of Chronic Stress and How We Can Fix It

A book that looks closer at what can really make a difference in addressing burnout, according to its author Jennifer Moss.

16 JAN 2022
Smart Typewriter (Gen3)
Smart Typewriter (Gen3)

A device for focused writing.

04 JAN 2022
Travels with Charley in Search of America
Travels with Charley in Search of America

A story of a man who saw America via a camper with his poodle.

30 DEC 2021
SUNDANCE NOW
SUNDANCE NOW

A French political and espionage thriller that unfolds within the French intelligence agency DGSE. The series focuses on the division that sends agents into harm’s way under non-official cover in non-permissive environments to gather information relevant to French strategic interests. It emphasizes the human side of intelligence gathering, the emotional consequences, and features a slow-burn realism.

22 OCT 2021
Sagan Stride Men's Loafers

Formal yet casual shoes good for travel, recommended by Robert Spangle.

05 DEC 2021
Dusk - CBD and CBN Tincture for Restful Sleep
Dusk - CBD and CBN Tincture for Restful Sleep

A product useful for falling asleep, reusable at home and on long-haul flights.

05 DEC 2021
Bose Sleepbuds II
Bose Sleepbuds II

Noise masking sleep buds that are useful both at home and on long-haul flights.

05 DEC 2021
Original 1227 Task Lamp
Original 1227 Task Lamp

A task lamp useful for work from home setups.

19 APR 2019
Working
Working

A book by Robert Caro detailing aspects of his research methods and experiences as an author.

05 DEC 2021
Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets
Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets

David Simon's book chronicling a year spent with Baltimore's homicide unit.

05 DEC 2021
Customer Support

Sleepbuds designed to mask noise and aid in better sleep, usable both at home and during travel.

28 NOV 2021
Black Ivy: A Revolt in Style
Black Ivy: A Revolt in Style

From the most avant-garde jazz musicians, visual artists and poets to architects, philosophers and writers, Black Ivy: A Revolt in Style charts a period in American history when Black men across the country adopted the clothing of a privileged elite and made it their own.

14 NOV 2021
Crossrope: The Best Weighted Jump Rope Experience

Crossrope offers high-quality jump ropes and an application with interval workouts for an easy, portable workout.

03 JUN 2020
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Edition
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Edition

Kuhn's book introduces the concept of scientific paradigms and explains how revolutionary changes shape our understanding of the world.

14 NOV 2021
Press - Bunkhouse Group
Press - Bunkhouse Group

St Cecilia in Austin, Texas is highlighted as an all-time favorite hotel.

07 NOV 2021
A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates
A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates

A book by the Rand Corporation that explores the concept of randomness through a collection of random digits and deviates.

31 OCT 2021
A Book About Design: Complicated Doesn't Make It Good
A Book About Design: Complicated Doesn't Make It Good

A children's book by Mark Gonyea covering basics on colors, contrast, and ratios.

31 OCT 2021
Another Book About Design: Complicated Doesn't Make It Bad
Another Book About Design: Complicated Doesn't Make It Bad

A continuation by Mark Gonyea on themes of design, following "Complicated Doesn’t Make it Good".

24 OCT 2021
Sunspel Men's Short Sleeve Crew Neck Tee
Sunspel Men's Short Sleeve Crew Neck Tee

A shirt from Sunspel, known for its exceptional cotton quality.

13 OCT 2021
LEGO 9,090-piece scale model of the Titanic
LEGO 9,090-piece scale model of the Titanic

A 9,090-piece scale model of the Titanic, which is LEGO's biggest set ever.

29 SEP 2021
Matcha Latte
Matcha Latte

A blend of USDA organic ceremonial grade matcha, sourced from a 100-year-old Japanese producer, coupled with Taika's blend of adaptogens for smooth, balanced energy. Contains 60mg of caffeine per can and uses house-made macadamia milk.

21 SEP 2021
Big Sur After Rain - 7 oz Candle
Big Sur After Rain - 7 oz Candle

A scented candle by DS&Durga offering a unique scent experience.

21 SEP 2021
'85 Diesel Auto Fragrance
'85 Diesel Auto Fragrance

A product by DS&Durga, an NYC-based entrepreneur known for their craft and artistic approach to scent.

21 SEP 2021
El Cosmico
El Cosmico

A scent by DS&Durga described as, 'The desert airs of Marfa, cosmic axis of West Texas. Creosote shrubs and sumac primed with Chihuahuan mesa woods–mesquite, oak, and pinyon pine.'

10 SEP 2021
Ghostly x Lichen Record Sling
Ghostly x Lichen Record Sling

A collaborative record/book sling created by Ghostly in partnership with Lichen.

18 AUG 2021
Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America
Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America

A book that examines the essential jobs and the hidden toll of inequality in America.

04 AUG 2021
Handbook of Cities and Networks
Handbook of Cities and Networks

This Handbook of Cities and Networks provides a cutting-edge overview of research on how economic, social and transportation networks affect processes both in and between cities. Exploring the ways in which cities connect and intertwine, it offers a varied set of collaborations, highlighting different theoretical, historical and methodological perspectives.

12 MAR 2020
Four Sigmatic: Revolutionizing Mushroom Coffee & Superfoods
Four Sigmatic: Revolutionizing Mushroom Coffee & Superfoods

Elixirs made from powdered mushrooms. The Cordyceps blend is particularly good before a workout, while the Lions Mane blend is good for focus. Reishi helps you go to sleep, and Chaga is a general immunity booster.

12 MAR 2020
MUD\WTR™: A Coffee Alternative
MUD\WTR™: A Coffee Alternative

A blend of Organic mushroom blend (chaga, reishi, lion’s mane, cordyceps mycelial biomass cultured on organic oats), Organic cacao, Organic Spice Blend (organic cinnamon, organic turmeric, organic ginger, organic cardamom, organic black pepper, organic nutmeg, organic cloves), Organic black tea powder, Himalayan pink salt. It has 1/7th of the caffeine compared to coffee.

26 FEB 2021
This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race
This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race

The book on hacking, cybersecurity, and geopolitics. One of the favorite reads in recent memory.

01 JUL 2021
Ciele Athletics GOCap - Premium Washable Moisture Wicking Hat with Sun Protection, 5-Panel Knit Running Hat
Ciele Athletics GOCap - Premium Washable Moisture Wicking Hat with Sun Protection, 5-Panel Knit Running Hat

Lightweight and machine washable hats suitable for running or casual wear, available in different styles.

27 MAY 2021
Spies, Lies, and Exile: The Extraordinary Story of Russian Double Agent George Blake
Spies, Lies, and Exile: The Extraordinary Story of Russian Double Agent George Blake

A thoughtful, comprehensive biography of George Blake, a fascinating character who played an outsized, and deadly, role in European history.

20 MAY 2021
FIFA 21 – Xbox One & Xbox Series X
FIFA 21 – Xbox One & Xbox Series X

A soccer video game by EA Sports that features Kiyan Prince, a soccer player who was murdered 15 years ago, as its newest star. The game includes detailed recreations of Kiyan's likeness, speed, and style of play.

20 MAY 2021
Kiyan Prince makes his FIFA 21 debut 15 years after his death
Kiyan Prince makes his FIFA 21 debut 15 years after his death

A popular soccer simulation video game featuring the newest star, Kiyan Prince, a promising young player tragically killed 15 years ago. The game faithfully represents Kiyan Prince's characteristics, from his likeness to speed and style of play.

17 JUL 2020
Neo2 Alphasmart Word Processor with Full Size Keyboard, Calculator
Neo2 Alphasmart Word Processor with Full Size Keyboard, Calculator

A portable word processor first released in 1993, designed for typing. It features a small grayscale LCD screen, USB cord for transmitting text files, and is powered by three AA batteries. It is lightweight, affordable, and focuses solely on typing without internet distractions.

29 APR 2021
The Courts
The Courts

A small-footprint boutique property with a few rooms in the form of trailers, focusing on tennis. It features four tennis courts, a clubhouse, and a pool, offering a unique gathering spot around shared activity.

29 APR 2021
Cook House | Modern Cottage w/ Fireplace
Cook House | Modern Cottage w/ Fireplace

An incredible "Cookhouse" Airbnb designed with cooking enthusiasts in mind, equipped with amazing appliances and everything needed for trying out recipes.

26 MAR 2021
Ruby Hibiscus Organic Unsweetened Sparkling Water
Ruby Hibiscus Organic Unsweetened Sparkling Water

A functional beverage full of antioxidants and electrolytes, with 0 sugar and 0 calories.

21 MAR 2019
High Output Management
High Output Management

Andy Grove's famous management book that opens with the challenge of serving breakfast to hundreds of people and lays out management principles followed by tech companies.

12 FEB 2021
Donuts
Donuts

A cult producer's iconic album, known for its unique beats and expressive use of the MPC3000.

02 OCT 2020
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

A book by Joshua Foer about the art and science of remembering everything, discussing a neuroscientist’s study on London taxi drivers’ brains.

21 JAN 2021
June Taylor Organic Marmalades, Conserves, & Preserved Fruits
June Taylor Organic Marmalades, Conserves, & Preserved Fruits

Cult favorite jams and preserves made by June Taylor for 30 years, known for refinement and depth of flavor.

22 JUL 2020
Ghia
Ghia

Ghia is described as vibrant, fresh, and satisfyingly bitter, tasting like summer on the rocks with notes of nostalgic florals, earthy botanicals, and a clean kick of citrus. It offers an elegant volume that mimics the kick of alcohol and can be enjoyed on its own or mixed with a simple mixer and garnish.

08 JAN 2021
Fleetwood Mac: Rumours (Classic Albums)
Fleetwood Mac: Rumours (Classic Albums)

A documentary about the making of Fleetwood Mac's album.

08 JAN 2021
No Stress Chess by Winning Moves Games USA
No Stress Chess by Winning Moves Games USA

A game that simplifies learning chess through the use of cards.

16 DEC 2020
TUKI COLLECTIBLE COSTUMES
TUKI COLLECTIBLE COSTUMES

A brand that makes really high-quality unisex pants and jeans out of an innovation incubator in Okayama. TUKI is known for its amazing textiles and silhouettes, focusing on material integrity.

10 DEC 2020
AL's | A Classic American Non-Alcoholic Beer
AL's | A Classic American Non-Alcoholic Beer

A classic American brew, light, crisp, and refreshing, for people who enjoy drinking…without the alcohol.

08 DEC 2020
Herman Miller: A Way of Living
Herman Miller: A Way of Living

A book edited by Amy Auscherman, showcasing the heritage and design legacy of the Herman Miller furniture company.

08 DEC 2020
Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

Documentary on the life and work of Arthur Russell, an influential composer, singer-songwriter, cellist, and disco producer.

08 DEC 2020
INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT: The Story of Wax Trax! Records
INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT: The Story of Wax Trax! Records

A documentary delving into the history and impact of Wax Trax! Records, a pivotal label in the industrial music scene.

08 DEC 2020
Style Wars

A documentary on New York street culture, focusing on hip-hop and graffiti art movements during the early 1980s.

04 DEC 2020
kelp burger
kelp burger

A kelp-based burger made in Maine with a blend of fresh ingredients including kelp sourced from ocean farms in Maine, crimini mushrooms, pea protein, black beans, quinoa, crushed tomatoes, and superfoods.

25 NOV 2020
Safari Variety 5-Pack
Safari Variety 5-Pack

Premium FDA/CE certified medical grade disposable masks in fashion prints. The Tiger print is specifically mentioned.

19 NOV 2020
The Essential Capsule Olive Oil and Vinegar Set
The Essential Capsule Olive Oil and Vinegar Set

The Essential Capsule features Brightland’s core products: the now-classic AWAKE and ALIVE olive oils, as well as PARASOL, a raw champagne vinegar, and RAPTURE, a raw balsamic vinegar, double fermented with California zinfandel.

12 NOV 2020
Hand Sanitizer Bottle Novelty Christmas Ornament - Pandemic Quarantine Supply Holiday Tree Ornament
Hand Sanitizer Bottle Novelty Christmas Ornament - Pandemic Quarantine Supply Holiday Tree Ornament

A quirky and memorable ornament to remind us of the pandemic times in a lighthearted manner.

10 NOV 2020
The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell
The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell

The book explores the psychological effects of vision loss and smell loss, highlighting that while patients who lost their vision were initially more traumatized, over time they acclimated more significantly than the patients who had lost their sense of smell—who, a year later, actually reported a more enduring decrease in their quality of life than the patients who had gone blind.

10 NOV 2020
Fierce
Fierce

Abercrombie and Fitch have reportedly spent over 3 million dollars on scent-spraying machines for its flagship stores using this fragrance.

14 OCT 2020
How Not To Start A Backpack Company
How Not To Start A Backpack Company

A book by Jason McCarthy that tells the entrepreneurial story of how he built GORUCK from scratch, emphasizing the power of community building.

15 JUL 2019
The Cosmopolites: The Coming of the Global Citizen
The Cosmopolites: The Coming of the Global Citizen

A book by Atossa Araxia Abrahamian that delves into the global business of buying and selling passports and the implications of citizenship, examining global inequality through the perspectives of those with and without powerful passports.

25 SEP 2020
Do I Make Myself Clear?: Why Writing Well Matters
Do I Make Myself Clear?: Why Writing Well Matters

One of the best books on writing, emphasizing the importance of clarity.

17 SEP 2020
Faith Beat
Faith Beat

A music label launched by Ryan Elliott that has been releasing new music.

17 AUG 2020
Hello World: Where Design Meets Life
Hello World: Where Design Meets Life

A book by Alice Rawsthon that emphasizes the power of design in our lives, exploring how art power can be used and abused and how it can be as powerful as other major factors in life, like politics and economy.

17 AUG 2020
Intimations: Six Essays
Intimations: Six Essays

A book by Zadie Smith consisting of a series of essays about the experiences and reflections during the 2020 COVID-era, covering topics such as the lockdown and its implications.

06 AUG 2020
COVE
COVE

A device developed by Feelmore Labs that claims to lessen anxiety by activating specific mechanoreceptors in the skin and regulates a deep part of the brain controlling emotions, the insula, which in effect reduces anxiety and stress.

05 AUG 2020
How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built
How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built

Brand proposes that "...buildings adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists of space to becoming artists of time...More than any other human artifacts, buildings improve with time—if they’re allowed to." The book shows how to work with time rather than against it.

02 JUL 2020
Le Bureau des Legends - Season 1-5
Le Bureau des Legends - Season 1-5

A French political and espionage thriller television series created by Éric Rochant, focused on the French intelligence agency DGSE.

02 JUL 2020
Band-Aid Brand Hydro Seal Adhesive Bandages for Toe Blisters, Waterproof Blister Pad, 8 Count
Band-Aid Brand Hydro Seal Adhesive Bandages for Toe Blisters, Waterproof Blister Pad, 8 Count

Special band-aids that stay on toes and even through showers, recommended for runners.

02 JUL 2020
Le Bureau des légendes
Le Bureau des légendes

A spectacular French political and espionage thriller that unfolds within the French intelligence agency DGSE, focusing on the division that sends agents into harm's way under non-official cover.

24 JUN 2020
Sketches of Spain
Sketches of Spain

An album by Miles Davis that was an inspiration for the song White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane.

19 JUN 2020
The Art of Action: How Leaders Close the Gaps between Plans, Actions and Results
The Art of Action: How Leaders Close the Gaps between Plans, Actions and Results

A management classic that provides a readable explanation of how military processes around planning and communication can help in business execution.

19 JUN 2020
The Most Dangerous Enemy: A History of the Battle of Britain
The Most Dangerous Enemy: A History of the Battle of Britain

A book by Stephen Bungay detailing the history of the Battle of Britain.

19 JUN 2020
Alamein
Alamein

A publication by Stephen Bungay focusing on the Battle of Alamein.

18 JUN 2020
Beats In Space - Radio Show and Record Label
Beats In Space - Radio Show and Record Label

A longstanding radio show maintained by Tim Sweeney that features a mix of modern dance music.

11 JUN 2020
Freedom - Block Websites, Apps, and the Internet
Freedom - Block Websites, Apps, and the Internet

A tool used to block news and social media during the workday to increase productivity.

11 JUN 2020
OFFTIME app. Unplug, it´s enough

App designed to help users unplug by blocking distracting websites and apps.

19 APR 2019
SelfControl

An app that allows users to block their own access to distracting websites, mail servers, or anything else on the Internet.

11 JUN 2020
Moment - The Marketplace for Photographers and Filmmakers
Moment - The Marketplace for Photographers and Filmmakers

Tracks how much time you spend on your phone and which apps you're using most.

11 JUN 2020
Focusmate - Virtual coworking for getting anything done
Focusmate - Virtual coworking for getting anything done

Connects users to other professionals for live, virtual coworking sessions to keep them on task.

05 JUN 2020
Submergence
Submergence

A book by JM Ledgard, mentioned as part of a great profile on him.

26 MAY 2020
Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland
Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland

A memoir by Sarah Moss about her family's relocation from England to Reykjavik right after the 2008 financial crisis.

26 MAY 2020
Death in Captivity: A WWII Locked-Room Mystery (British Library Crime Classics)
Death in Captivity: A WWII Locked-Room Mystery (British Library Crime Classics)

A vintage whodunnit by Michael Gilbert set in a prisoner of war camp in Italy during WW2, first published in 1952.

17 APR 2020
Duck Cassoulet
Duck Cassoulet

Duck leg confit, pork sausage and ham, onions, carrots, and slowly braised white beans form a hearty casserole that is topped with toasted bread crumbs. It comes with salad and dessert.

17 APR 2020
The Ballad of Irish Whiskey
The Ballad of Irish Whiskey

A kit for making Coladas offered by Eem restaurant in Portland. The kit has been popular among customers, contributing to the restaurant's advance sell-outs.

17 MAR 2020
Radiooooo

An app where you pick a decade and a country, and you can listen to the top songs of the time.

17 MAR 2020
Radio Garden Live
Radio Garden Live

An app that lets you tune into live radio from around the world.

17 MAR 2020
Rosé Variety Case [3 Bottles]
Rosé Variety Case [3 Bottles]

A low alcohol brand, playing in the nascent US apéro space. Apéritifs with complex flavors from roots, herbs, and botanicals.

13 FEB 2020
Eau d'Orange Verte by Hermes for Men 3.3 oz Eau de Cologne Spray
Eau d'Orange Verte by Hermes for Men 3.3 oz Eau de Cologne Spray

The founding cologne, created by Françoise Caron in 1979 and inspired by the smell of undergrowth moist with morning dew, Eau d’orange Verte has since asserted itself as an emblem of HERMÈS, standing out by its distinctive freshness. Conceived as an explosion of citrus notes, orange plays the principal role supported by zest and leaves, lemon, mandarin, mint, and blackcurrant bud. The fragrance reveals its complexity in a unique sillage composed of oak moss and patchouli.

21 JAN 2020
High Rhode by Kin Euphorics
High Rhode by Kin Euphorics

Kin is an aperitif reviewed by Thingtesting.

09 JAN 2020
Loro Piana II Official store | Clothing, Bags & Shoes

Discrete cashmere hoodies from the luxury brand Loro Piana.

09 JAN 2020
Common Projects

Minimalist sneakers from the brand Common Projects.

09 JAN 2020
Women's Ready To Wear
Women's Ready To Wear

Minimal-looking pieces from the insider brand The Row.

09 JAN 2020
Brunello Cucinelli | Philosophy, Online Boutique and Investor Relations
Brunello Cucinelli | Philosophy, Online Boutique and Investor Relations

Luxury clothing from Brunello Cucinelli, preference for those seeking unflashy quality.

18 DEC 2019
Blended
Blended

'Blended' is the third rom-com featuring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, known for its international success especially in Latin America.

18 DEC 2019
Jack and Jill

'Jack and Jill' is a 2011 gender-swap flick featuring Adam Sandler, noted for its performance in Brazilian theaters despite low ratings.

03 DEC 2019
CLOSER mobile phone app
CLOSER mobile phone app

An app released by Richie Hawtin that allows users to watch performances from CLOSE COMBINED from a variety of angles and deconstruct or isolate certain layers as they listen. It features an edit of a 2017 performance in Hungary and promises more archival live shows to be released exclusively within the app. Future live stream capability is also mentioned for real-time interaction with Hawtin's performances.

08 NOV 2019
Complexity: A Guided Tour
Complexity: A Guided Tour

An all-time favorite book by Melanie Mitchell.

08 NOV 2019
Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans
Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans

A new book on AI exposing its limits.

28 OCT 2019
Handwoven Palm 'Icpalli' Lounge Chair Made in Mexico from LUTECA
Handwoven Palm 'Icpalli' Lounge Chair Made in Mexico from LUTECA

Intricately woven furniture based on pre-Hispanic techniques, part of Txt.ure's initial collection.

28 OCT 2019
Barragán Rugs
Barragán Rugs

Rugs created with a traditional Turkish Knot technique, a result of intense research and collaboration with Casa Luis Barragán.

18 OCT 2019
Sony WF1000XM3
Sony WF1000XM3

Noise-canceling earbuds that are getting good reviews.

11 OCT 2019

"Activists, pundits, politicians, and the press frequently proclaim today's digitally mediated racial justice activism the new civil rights movement. As Charlton D. McIlwain shows in this book, the story of racial justice movement organizing online is much longer and varied than most people know. In fact, it spans nearly five decades and involves a varied group of engineers, entrepreneurs, hobbyists, journalists, and activists."

08 OCT 2019
The Medium is the Massage
The Medium is the Massage

A picture book version of Marshall McLuhan's theories.

01 OCT 2019
Soviet Metro Stations
Soviet Metro Stations

A book exploring the grandeur and architectural marvels of Soviet Metro stations, extending beyond the well-known Moscow Metro to other systems across the Soviet states.

17 SEP 2019
The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite
The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite

Mentioned in the context of Felix Salmon’s Slate Money podcast, it is a new book authored by Daniel Markovits.

12 SEP 2019
Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime
Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime

Sean Carroll's book about the many-worlds interpretation of quantum physics.

09 SEP 2019
Other Music Documentary
Other Music Documentary

A documentary about the influential New York City music store Other Music, which closed in 2016 after 20 years of being a hub for indie music.

09 SEP 2019
Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

A book by David Bayles and Ted Orland exploring the way art gets made, the reasons it often doesn't get made, and the nature of the difficulties that cause so many artists to give up along the way.

29 AUG 2019
Sega Genesis Mini
Sega Genesis Mini

A mini-size version of Sega Genesis, coming out in mid-September just in time for hibernation.

08 AUG 2019
Native Union Cone Cable
Native Union Cone Cable

A nicely designed cable that is hard to lose due to its form factor.

08 AUG 2019
International Smart Charger 4
International Smart Charger 4

An international travel charger that allows four devices to be plugged into a single outlet.

28 MAY 2019
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

A book by David Grann about the murders of the Osage people in Oklahoma, related to oil deposits under their land in the early 20th century.

17 JUL 2019
MW65
MW65

Noise Cancelling Headphones that cut engine drone while maintaining high acoustic quality, made from metal and leather, wireless and travel-friendly.

05 JUL 2019
The Predator Drone War
The Predator Drone War

One of the earliest pieces of reporting on drones, morality, and their implications for geopolitics.

05 JUL 2019
The Black Sites
The Black Sites

A deep dive into the controversial world of renditions, black sites, and a world beneath the surface.

29 MAR 2019
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

An excellent book on Northern Ireland and the troubles by Patrick Radden Keefe.

02 JUL 2019
The Boy Who Fell Out of the Sky: A True Story
The Boy Who Fell Out of the Sky: A True Story

A book by Ken Dornstein about the brother of one of the Lockerbie Bombing victims cracking the case.

28 JUN 2019
Brightland The Duo Extra Virgin Olive Oils
Brightland The Duo Extra Virgin Olive Oils

A high-quality, sustainably made olive oil with unique packaging and branding, aiming to disrupt the traditional olive oil market.

28 JUN 2019
Fisher Space Pen Matte Black Bullet Space Pen with Clip
Fisher Space Pen Matte Black Bullet Space Pen with Clip

A versatile, stylish pen that writes in almost all conditions, including outer space. Fits easily in a pocket and is perfect for those who enjoy jotting down notes by hand.

31 MAY 2019
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

David Epstein's book 'Range' offers an interesting take on why experts have been so wrong so often, starting with the story of Paul Ehrlich and 'The Population Bomb'.

31 MAY 2019
The population bomb
The population bomb

'The Population Bomb' by Paul R. Ehrlich is mentioned in David Epstein's discussion on the common inaccuracies of expert predictions.

30 MAY 2019
Ross From Friends - Talk To Me You'll Understand
Ross From Friends - Talk To Me You'll Understand

A track by Ross From Friends that exemplifies the lo-fi house genre, known for its gritty sound, heavy on bass, built from simple synths and samples.

23 MAY 2019
The Last Column
The Last Column

A book made up of the last articles and photographs from journalists who were killed doing their jobs. It features a cover design comprised of the names of 1,337 dead journalists, with white space representing the words they will never write.

16 MAY 2019
20,000 Days on Earth
20,000 Days on Earth

A documentary featuring Nick Cave, including a recount of a performance by Nina Simone towards the end of her career.

13 MAY 2019
Building a Second Brain
Building a Second Brain

Building a Second Brain is a course by Tiago Forte that promises to help you learn how to capture, organize, and retrieve your ideas and insights using digital notes. It offers a systematic approach and tools that you can trust to support creative breakthroughs in your work.

09 MAY 2019
Gostwyck Single Origin Cut One T-Shirt

Incredibly high quality, breathable, and one of the best pieces to travel in.

06 MAY 2019
The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization
The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization

A book that came out a few years after Senge’s famous book about organizational learning, filled with essays and frameworks for thinking, problem solving, and organizational design.

02 MAY 2019
Seedlip Spice 94 - Non-alcoholic Spirit
Seedlip Spice 94 - Non-alcoholic Spirit

A complex blend of aromatic Jamaican Allspice berry & Cardamom distillates with two barks & a bright citrus finish

18 APR 2019
I Lie Awake In Fear
I Lie Awake In Fear

Cartoon of the Day.

10 APR 2019
Coraline
Coraline

A stop-motion film produced by Laika.

10 APR 2019
The Boxtrolls Official Trailer #1 (2014)
The Boxtrolls Official Trailer #1 (2014)

A stop-motion film produced by Laika.

10 APR 2019
Missing Link
Missing Link

A recently released stop-motion film produced by Laika.

08 APR 2019
Trial by Fire

A film directed by Ed Zwick about the possible wrongful conviction and death of a Texas man. Based on the story by David Grann.

21 MAR 2019
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation)
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation)

The new version of the AirPods, featuring better battery life, a new chip for 'Hey Siri' functionality, and optional wireless charging.

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On the Art of Gathering, Pantelleria, and the Gee's Bend Quilters Collective

01 SEP 2022
The Electric Motorbike Edition

On Africa, emissions, and progress

18 AUG 2022
The Heat Edition

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12 AUG 2022
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04 AUG 2022
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03 AUG 2022
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28 JUL 2022
The 80's Marketing Edition

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22 JUL 2022
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15 JUL 2022
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13 JUL 2022
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08 JUL 2022
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07 JUL 2022
The JANET Edition

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05 JUL 2022
The Tuesday Media Diet with Brian Morrissey

On foraging for information, Tombstone, and Simon Kuper

01 JUL 2022
The Weekend Longreads Edition

On glitter, art forgery, and pickup basketball.

29 JUN 2022
The Plastic Food Edition

On Japan, displays, and selling

24 JUN 2022
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On analog ambience and travel

22 JUN 2022
The New York Public Restroom Edition

On access, civility, and problem solving

17 JUN 2022
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The most destructive weapons you've probably never heard of

16 JUN 2022
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On aviation, diplomacy, and surprise

09 JUN 2022
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On lunch, logistics, and human effort

07 JUN 2022
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06 JUN 2022
The Executive Edition (6/5/2022)

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26 MAY 2022
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20 MAY 2022
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18 MAY 2022
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17 MAY 2022
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12 MAY 2022
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06 MAY 2022
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01 MAY 2022
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29 APR 2022
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28 APR 2022
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27 APR 2022
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22 APR 2022
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21 APR 2022
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20 APR 2022
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19 APR 2022
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15 APR 2022
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13 APR 2022
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10 APR 2022
The Executive Edition (4/10/22)

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07 APR 2022
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31 MAR 2022
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25 MAR 2022
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24 MAR 2022
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18 MAR 2022
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13 MAR 2022
The Executive Edition (From SXSW)

On people watching, Austin, and Hermes

09 MAR 2022
The Sleeper Train Edition

On travel, the past, and elegance

04 MAR 2022
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On Tokyo, records, and Greenpoint's Eavesdrop

03 MAR 2022
The Mushroom Leather Edition

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27 FEB 2022
The Executive Edition (2/27/22)

On CDMX, urban warfare, and Zelensky

23 FEB 2022
The Drum Machine Edition

On composition, finesse, and Dilla

22 FEB 2022
The Monroney Sticker Edition

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21 FEB 2022
The Executive Edition (2/20/22)

On Maggie Rogers, Syria, and the Credit Suisse leaks

18 FEB 2022
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15 FEB 2022
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04 FEB 2022
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03 FEB 2022
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28 JAN 2022
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26 JAN 2022
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19 JAN 2022
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16 JAN 2022
The Executive Edition (1/16/2022)

On Marrkt, Optimo, and Pan Am

09 JAN 2022
The Executive Edition (1/9/2022)

On Dakar, airport arrivals, and wood burning

07 JAN 2022
The Oman Photo Edition

On Muscat, Salalah and the Empty Quarter

04 JAN 2022
The Madden Cruiser Edition

On America, travel, and the road

30 DEC 2021
Le Bureau des Légendes edition

On drama, human intelligence, and how fiction can help you understand reality

28 DEC 2021
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On WeChat, lunch delivery, and emergent behaviors

22 DEC 2021
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19 DEC 2021
The Executive Edition (12/19/2021)

On the UAE's new work week, deathbed books, and a great Balenciaga profile

15 DEC 2021
The Departure Board Edition

On travel, signs and ambience

14 DEC 2021
The Psoas Edition

On anatomy, stretching, and release

05 DEC 2021
The Executive Edition (12/05/21)

On gifts, libraries, and David Simon

02 DEC 2021
The Dumb Phone Edition

On attention, old school tech, and forcing functions

28 NOV 2021
The Executive Edition (11/28/21)

On Tbilisi, Black Ivy, and the world's best hotel bars

25 NOV 2021
The Thanksgiving Reading Edition

On contributors, articles, and plenty to read

24 NOV 2021
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On whales, Yemen, and a discovery

17 NOV 2021
The Pop-up Magazine Edition

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10 NOV 2021
The Blackberry BBM Edition

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07 NOV 2021
The Executive Edition (11/7/21)

The subscribers only deep cut from WITI

04 NOV 2021
The Dabbawala Edition

On lunch, logistics, and human effort

31 OCT 2021
The Executive Edition (10/31/21)

The subscribers only deep cut from WITI

29 OCT 2021
The May-December Collaboration Edition

On reaching new audiences, Frankenstein constructs, and chart hits 

27 OCT 2021
The Omotenashi Edition

On Tokyo, hospitality, and a subtle surprise

24 OCT 2021
The Executive Edition (10/24/21)

The subscribers only deep cut from WITI 

15 OCT 2021
The Toyota Hilux Edition

On conflict, technicals, and supply chains

13 OCT 2021
The Sneak Pass Edition [Resend]

On aviation, diplomacy, and surprise

13 OCT 2021
The Sneak Pass Edition

On aviation, diplomacy, and surprise

06 OCT 2021
The Mail Order Sandwich Edition

On Raoul's, scarcity, and culinary delights

29 SEP 2021
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On Nick Cave, dialogue, and a gentler Internet

22 SEP 2021
The Japanese Toilet Edition

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21 SEP 2021
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On regulation, innovation, and social engineering

15 SEP 2021
The Gift Card Economics Edition

On stored value, shadow loans, and consumer brands

10 SEP 2021
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03 SEP 2021
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On Afghanistan before the fall, style, and photography

01 SEP 2021
The Huntsman Edition

On tailoring, constraint, and innovation

25 AUG 2021
The Tanzania Edition

On COVID, policy and an about-face

18 AUG 2021
An Emergency Edition

A one-off appeal

18 AUG 2021
The Sizzle and Steak Edition

On restaurants, presentation, and appealing to the senses

11 AUG 2021
The Border Crossing Edition

On friction, paperwork, and tourism recovery

06 AUG 2021
The Pickleball Edition

On cardio, group activities, and Padel

04 AUG 2021
The Public Restroom Edition

On cities, civility, and Tokyo's approach to toilets

30 JUL 2021
The Caffeine Addiction Edition

On coffee, jagged highs, and breaking the habit

23 JUL 2021
The NSO Group Edition

On hacking, privacy, and altering the future

21 JUL 2021
The Departure Board Edition

On travel, signs, and ambience

15 JUL 2021
The Airline Loyalty Edition

On status, strategy, and miles

13 JUL 2021
Decoding the Friendly Skies Edition

On United, advertising, and strategy

08 JUL 2021
The Bagram Edition

On bases, economies, and vacuums

01 JUL 2021
The Revenge Travel Edition

On hospitality, surges, and brand building

23 JUN 2021
The Caffè Sospeso Edition

On Naples, espresso, and charity

17 JUN 2021
The Inflight Magazine Edition

On print, flying, and content

10 JUN 2021
The Ambergris Edition

On whales, Yemen, and fragrance

04 JUN 2021
The Noid Edition

On pizza, marketing, and being memorable

27 MAY 2021
The Double Agent Edition

On the Cambridge Five, spycraft, and coaxing out a story

21 MAY 2021
The Friendly Skies Edition

On United, branding, and nostalgia

20 MAY 2021
The Digital Memorial Edition

On loss, memory, and tribute

12 MAY 2021
The Backhand Edition

On learning, technique, and Sampras

07 MAY 2021
The Friday Interview with Luca Franco

On hospitality, futuristic tents, and nature

05 MAY 2021
The 1000 Year Garden Edition

On landscapes, sustainability, and a vision for the future

04 MAY 2021
The Analog Focus Edition

On distraction, writing and experimentation

29 APR 2021
The Boutique Hotel Edition

On evolution, shared experiences, and micro-hospitality

27 APR 2021
The Engine Sound Edition

On power, sound, and American automotive culture

21 APR 2021
The Electric Motorbike Edition

On Africa, emissions, and progress

15 APR 2021
The Business Travel Edition

On flying, premium cabins, and turnarounds

07 APR 2021
The Noise Edition

On hospitality, design, and acoustics 

31 MAR 2021
The Sumo Orange Edition

On supply chains, citrus, and memory

26 MAR 2021
The Ruby Edition

On hibiscus, branding, and world building

25 MAR 2021
The Balthazar Edition

On breakfast, Soho, and ambience

16 MAR 2021
The Hermes Edition

On craft, mushrooms, and leather 

12 MAR 2021
The Battlefield Medicine Edition

On war, injury, and the shifts in combat care

10 MAR 2021
The Cocktail Hour Edition

On rituals, non-alc cocktails, and marking transitions

02 MAR 2021
The CNN International Edition

On great weather soundtracks, Ralitsa Vassileva, and jet lag

25 FEB 2021
The Bouillon Cube Edition

On social media, brevity, and creativity

17 FEB 2021
The Departure Board Edition

On travel, signs, and ambience

12 FEB 2021
Why is this interesting? - The Drum Machine Edition

On composition, finesse, and Dilla

11 FEB 2021
Why is this interesting? - The Shultz Hour Edition

On strategy, diplomacy, and space to think

04 FEB 2021
Why is this interesting? - The Black Cab Edition

On London, transportation, and learning

28 JAN 2021
Why is this interesting? - The ICQ Edition

On messaging, nostalgia, and new uses

21 JAN 2021
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On taste, nuance, and reflections on a culinary career

14 JAN 2021
Why is this interesting? - The Congo Edition

On conservation, poaching, and new violence

08 JAN 2021
Why is this interesting? - The Song Exploder Edition

On music, storytelling, and context

06 JAN 2021
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On remote areas, creativity, and constraint

31 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Drone Delivery Edition

On remote medicine, technology, and Ghana

30 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting - The Hidden Noise Edition

On hidden tracks, vinyl, and hacking algorithm culture

24 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Cyber Civics Edition

On hacking, diplomacy, and a new era of espionage

23 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Hazing Edition

On banking, rights of passage, and modernity

18 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Hidden Gem Edition

On disco, dreams, and re-visiting the past

17 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Tennis Edition

On muscle memory, athleticism, and the joy of sport

16 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting? The Ametora Edition

On Japan, Ivy League Style, and evolution

10 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Weight Edition

On luxury, perception, and heft

08 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Archivist Edition

On the power of archives, Herman Miller, and process

04 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Kelp Edition

On the ocean, food, and sustainable food

03 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Ergonomics Edition

On posture, alignment, and working from home

01 DEC 2020
Why is this interesting? The Yatai Edition

On Hakata, outdoor eating, and creating a cozy experience

25 NOV 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Flamingo Edition

On migration, Qatar, and different species

20 NOV 2020
Why is this interesting? The Earth Room Edition

On art, hidden spaces in NYC, and 280,000 pounds of dirt

19 NOV 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Huntsman Edition

On bespoke tailoring, the human touch, and innovation in COVID.

12 NOV 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Hawker Edition

On Singapore, street food, and passing the baton

10 NOV 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Sense Edition 

On smell, memory, and newfound appreciation

06 NOV 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Chad Edition 

On conservation models, Zakouma National Park, and the urgency sparked by COVID

27 OCT 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Cognitive Transition Edition

On remote work, being back-to-back, and finding space to really think

23 OCT 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Hidden Diplomacy Edition

On Middle Eastern politics, personal relationships, and a historic deal

16 OCT 2020
14 OCT 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Rucking Edition

On moving with weight, strength, and cardio

08 OCT 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Gift Card Economics Edition

On stored value, shadow loans, and consumer brands

06 OCT 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Remembering Kenzo Takada Edition 

On risk, the beauty of patterns, and losing an icon

01 OCT 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Net Promoter Score Edition

On COVID, airlines, and generosity as a brand builder 

29 SEP 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Golden Passport Edition

On mobility, borders, and the idea of citizenship

25 SEP 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Collab Edition

On collab culture, fast food, and brand marketing

17 SEP 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Geo-Arbitrage Edition

On mobility, remote work, and crossing borders to live

09 SEP 2020
Why is this interesting? The Customer Experience Edition

On brands, COVID, and sea changes in experience

03 SEP 2020
Why is this interesting? The Friendly Skies Edition

On brand communication, emotion, and evolution through the decades

28 AUG 2020
Why is this interesting? The Death of the Expat Edition

On multinationals, cushy gigs, and globalization

19 AUG 2020
Why is this interesting? The Return of the QR Code Edition

On technology, marketing, and pragmatism

17 AUG 2020
Why is this interesting? The Monday media diet with Tariq Khayyat

On architecture, the power of design in our lives, and living between two cities

14 AUG 2020
Why is this interesting? The Flight Attendant Edition (Part Two)

On United Airlines, a career in the skies, and understanding people

13 AUG 2020
Why is this interesting? The Flight Attendant Edition (Part One)

On United Airlines, a career in the skies, and understanding people

06 AUG 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Tech and Mindfulness Edition

On meditation, wearable technology, and the future

05 AUG 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Ventilation Edition

On offices, air, and the challenges of keeping buildings well-ventilated

29 JUL 2020
Why is this interesting? The Remembering Jimmy Webb Edition

On style, enthusiasm, and an East Village institution

22 JUL 2020
Why is this interesting? - The In-Flight Magazine Edition

On flying, seatback pockets, and the economics of airline publications

17 JUL 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Analog Focus Edition

On the Alphasmart, getting things done, and simplicity

08 JUL 2020
02 JUL 2020
Why is this interesting? - Le Bureau des Légendes edition

On drama, human intelligence, and how fiction can help you understand reality

24 JUN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The White Rabbit Edition

On songwriting, inspiration, and becoming iconic

19 JUN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Art of Action Edition

On strategic planning, clarity, and making better decisions

18 JUN 2020
Why is this interesting? The Border Conflict Edition

On India, China, and a conflict that needs more attention

11 JUN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Productivity Edition

On finding focus, virtual working, and overcoming the stresses of remote work

09 JUN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Zipline Edition

On drones, remote medicine, and Ghana

05 JUN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Medical Espionage Edition

On intelligence, strategy, and the value of a cure

04 JUN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Pandemic Strategy Edition

On containment models, Cambodia, and early mask adoption

26 MAY 2020
Why is this interesting? - The [Tuesday] Media Diet with Caroline Crampton

On podcasts, murder mysteries, and hacking habits

21 MAY 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Citystate Edition

On Singapore, flora and fauna, and how wild spaces are managed

14 MAY 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Vitaparcours Edition

On Switzerland, access to fitness, and old school as new school

13 MAY 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Psychology of Consumption Edition

On behavior change, grocery stores, and small nudges

06 MAY 2020
Why is this Interesting? - The Toyota Hilux Edition 

On civil war, the supply chain, and weaponized pickups 

29 APR 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Loopwheeler Editon

On old looms, the beauty of inefficiency, and sweatshirts

22 APR 2020
Why is this interesting? - Greasing the Groove Edition

On training, improvement, and not burning out your muscles

17 APR 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Restaurant Creativity Edition 

On crisis, improvisation, and bright spots in a bleak month

07 APR 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Sea Change Edition

On markets, covid, and new operating systems

02 APR 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Plastic Ocean Edition

On wildlife, scientific sleuthing, and the pain of plastic

27 MAR 2020
Why is this interesting? The Radio Host edition

On radio, personality, and sharing deep cuts

20 MAR 2020
Why is this interesting? - The WeChat edition

On app ecosystems, convergence, and quick iterations

17 MAR 2020
Why is this interesting? - The International Radio Edition

On quarantine, sonic textures, and visiting another country via their airwaves

12 MAR 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Caffeine Edition

On coffee, tolerance, and alternatives

10 MAR 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Lobby Acoustics Edition 

On hotels, music programming, and nuance 

05 MAR 2020
Why is this Interesting? - The Elephant Edition

On human-wildlife conflict, chili pepper, and a gentle touch

28 FEB 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Balikbayan Edition

On work, sacrifice, and a tangible link to home.

20 FEB 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Virus Edition

On politics, trade with Cambodia, and contagion

18 FEB 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Airline Food Edition

On salt, marketing wars, and getting people fed at altitude

13 FEB 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Hidden Intentions Edition

On VPNs, the great game, and surveillance masked in utility

06 FEB 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Business of Tourism Edition

On branding, narratives, and the selling of a country

04 FEB 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Risk Tolerance Edition

On Zimbabwe, foreign direct investment, and weighing risk versus reward

31 JAN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Disco Jazz Edition

On dashed dreams, archives, and re-discovery

29 JAN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Quantified Self Edition

On tech, data, and a more complete picture of health

23 JAN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Davos Edition

On gatecrashing, capitalism, and human observation

21 JAN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Expert Review Edition

On tire-kicking, analysis, and objectivity

16 JAN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Oman Edition

On Qaboos, the Middle East, and diplomacy

09 JAN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Luxury Edition

On clothing, culture, and the definition of luxury

06 JAN 2020
Why is this interesting? - The Singapore Creativity Edition

On Singapore, business, and shifts to a more creative culture

31 DEC 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Zimbabwe Edition

On tourism, nature, and climate change

27 DEC 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Combat Medicine Edition

On war, injury, and the shifts in battlefield care

18 DEC 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Streaming Anxiety Edition

On movies, culture, and the challenge of starting something new

13 DEC 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Hotel Recovery Edition

On hospitality, sleep, and the market opportunity to make stays a restorative experience

10 DEC 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Conservation Growth Edition

On Africa, nature, and new approaches to conservation

03 DEC 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Live DJ Edition

On Richie Hawtin, technology, and the changing nature of electronic music performance

26 NOV 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Tokyo Edition

On tourism, English, and the adventure of travel

22 NOV 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Safe Driving Edition

On ride-sharing, drinking, and third-order effects

20 NOV 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Hacking Edition

On journalists, intimidation, and digital surveillance

19 NOV 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Noise Edition

On hospitality, volume, and the movement of manners

14 NOV 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Rhino Horn Edition

On conservation, markets, and bold tactics

11 NOV 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Hospitality Empowerment Edition

On training, new careers, and community diplomacy

08 NOV 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Meatless Edition

On meat alternatives, flavor, and a return to processed foods

31 OCT 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Mountaineering Edition

On climbing, weather, and an amazing human feat

28 OCT 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Tule Edition

On artisans, furniture, and second acts

24 OCT 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Tailor Edition

On tailoring, Japan, and the crossing of cultural boundaries in bespoke suit making

21 OCT 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Ultra-Long-Haul Edition

On twenty hour flights, the human body, and whether two should be combined

18 OCT 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Fixer Edition

On foreign correspondents, local reporters, and the inequality of a lot of international journalism

15 OCT 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Hospitality Abuse Edition

On hospitality, abuse, and the policies that allow it to occur

14 OCT 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Loyalty Edition

On loyalty, travel, and unique ways to deliver status

11 OCT 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Culture & Cuisine Edition

On immigration, cooking, and the role of food in culture

08 OCT 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Musical Intro Edition

On music, media, and the way platforms shape content

04 OCT 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Noma Edition

On restaurants, fame, and the role of chefs as public intellectuals

01 OCT 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Soft Power Edition

On Africa, investments, and Russia’s soft power games

27 SEP 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Rhino Edition

On rhinos, rescues, and re-acclimation

23 SEP 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Copenhagen Edition

On cities, commuting, and the carbon impact of Copenhagen

18 SEP 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Drone Edition

On drones, Saudi Arabia, and the direction of warfare

17 SEP 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Aura Edition

On performers, mystique, and access

12 SEP 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Language Learning Edition

On language, learning, and what it means to be fluent

09 SEP 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Deleted Years Edition

On music, culture, and the ephemeral nature of the mid-2000s

04 SEP 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Drinking Culture Edition

On Seoul, drinking culture, and the shifting patterns of business

03 SEP 2019
The Spy Edition

On espionage, history, and judging the intelligence of intelligence

30 AUG 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Vintage Brands Edition

On shopping, vintage, and the increasing value of classic brands

29 AUG 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Future Hospitality Edition

On autonomy, travel, and the opportunities for new hospitality models

23 AUG 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Runway Edition

On wind, runways, and how nature shapes architecture

15 AUG 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Sonic Edition

On Sega, Sonic, and the current state of videogames

13 AUG 2019
08 AUG 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Phone Farm Edition

On AllAdvantage, ad fraud, and privacy

06 AUG 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Conservation Edition

On wildlife, preservation, and anti-poaching

02 AUG 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Propaganda Edition

On Rwanda, genocide, and the role of platforms in propaganda

30 JUL 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Synth Edition

On DJ Shadow, synths, and making electronic music sound human

29 JUL 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Most Referenced Edition

On the articles Colin and Noah reference most often

23 JUL 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Influencer Edition

On freebies, brands, and real influence

17 JUL 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Beeping Edition

On hospitals, healing, and the incessant beeps that can prevent it

09 JUL 2019
05 JUL 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Jane Mayer Edition

On drones, black sites, and "The Manipulator"

02 JUL 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Patrick Radden Keefe Edition

On bribes, bombings, El Chapo, and Syria

28 JUN 2019
25 JUN 2019
Why is this interesting? - The CrossFit Edition

On fitness, aging, and the universal benefits of CrossFit

20 JUN 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Micro-Kleptocracy Edition

On corruption, exploitation, and network effects

17 JUN 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Business Class Edition

On airlines, basic economy, and the possibility of unbundling business class

12 JUN 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Data Dump Edition

On Radiohead, data dumps, and fragments of creativity

11 JUN 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Tracksmith Edition

On Tracksmith, running, and the third wave of DTC

05 JUN 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Jet Lag Edition

On travel, sleeplessness, and the science of jet lag

04 JUN 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Jiā Cháng Cài Edition

On WeChat, lunch delivery, and emergent behaviors

31 MAY 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Failed State Edition

On climate change, regional instability, and terrorism

30 MAY 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Lo-Fi Edition

On electronic music, lo-fi, and algorithms shaping our lives

23 MAY 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Last Column Edition

On press freedom, the dangers of journalism, and The Last Column

16 MAY 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Baby Boomer Edition

On Baby Boomers, marketing, and learning from Japan

13 MAY 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Refugee Edition

On refugees, expertise, and employment

09 MAY 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Wired Edition

On paywalls, media, and digital conversion

06 MAY 2019
Why is this interesting? - The Strait of Hormuz Edition

On Iran, oil, and the future of warfare

02 MAY 2019
Why is this interesting? - Thursday, May 2

On alcohol, adaptogens, and a post-drinking world.

01 MAY 2019
Why is this interesting? - Wednesday, May 1

On brand purpose, virtue signaling, and digital ethics

25 APR 2019
Why is this interesting? - Thursday, April 25

On “news pegs”, newsletters, and the “publicity industrial complex”

23 APR 2019
Why is this interesting? - Tuesday, April 23

On AI, art restoration, and video games

18 APR 2019
Why is this interesting? - Thursday, April 18

On retail, The RealReal, and the shrinking stigma of pre-owned

17 APR 2019
Why is this interesting? - Wednesday, April 17

On coffee, nootropics, and good vibes

12 APR 2019
Why is this interesting? - Friday, April 12

On DTC, prescription drugs, and regulation

10 APR 2019
Why is this interesting? - Wednesday, April 10

On stop motion, slow motion, and emotion

08 APR 2019
Why is this interesting? - Monday, April 8

On dry eyes, jet lag, and the possible future of long haul flying

05 APR 2019
Why is this interesting? - Friday, April 5

On exercise, balance, and physiology

02 APR 2019
Why is this interesting? - Tuesday, April 2

On TikTok, Internet culture, and Gen Z

29 MAR 2019
Why is this interesting? - Friday, March 29

On Northern Ireland, The Troubles, and silence

21 MAR 2019
Why is this interesting? - Thursday, March 21

What it takes to run Soho’s busiest restaurant

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