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We Should Replace Facebook With Personal Websites

Personal websites and email can replace most of what people like about Facebook—namely the urge to post about their lives online.
Jason Koebler
12.19.18
Stuff

A Massive, Insane New Art Installation Is an IRL Version of the Internet's Dark Side

'Cellar Door' is a nightmarish, 50-room installation in the basement of an Austrian theater. An art project that turns the dark underbelly of internet culture into a physical installation, the 504-hour-long performance is not for the faint of heart.
Darryl Natale
4.24.16
lit up

How the Most Extreme Trips on Erowid Transformed Modern Drug Culture

How Erowid harnessed the communitarian spirit of the early web to change the way we use and understand drugs.
Adam Rothstein
11.25.15
tech

Screw You, Milk Companies: Milk.com Is One of the Last Bastions of the Old Internet

Dan Bornstein registered milk.com so he could have a personal email address. That's the same reason he's not giving the domain up.
Luke Winkie
6.7.15
Internet

The 'Kindergarten Clairvoyant' Behind Consciousness.com

Consciousness.com has the scoop on how to unlock your next levels of celestial awareness.
Steph Yin
3.20.15
tech

A Tour of the Long-Lost Internet Churches of the Web 1.0 Days

I revisited the sacred relics of the days when GeoCities pages roamed the land.
Rick Paulas
12.17.14
Art

God In The Machine: An Interview With Computers Club Founder Krist Wood

An as-of-yet unparalleled window into the Gesamtkunstwerk of the enigmatic polymath.
Emerson Rosenthal
6.10.14
Music

The Tumblr Music Video Generator Will Give You A Sonic Seizure

Call it meme-zerizing
Zach Sokol
11.21.13
Film

Hey Ben Ducroz, what the deal with video art?

We’re halfway though 2013 and it looks like this is shaping up to be the year of the video artist.
Wendy Syfret
8.1.13