When Fandom Goes Wrong: The Dark Tale of the ‘Final Fantasy VII’ House

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The Final Fantasy VII House is known to anyone who’s spent enough time on the internet to feel worried about it. This is an excellent summary.

Jason Lazarus, “Too Hard to Keep”

“Since 2010, Chicago-based artist Jason Lazarus has maintained a growing archive of images deemed “too hard to keep” by their owners. Submissions have included photos of friends, family members, pets, high school graduations, objects, and places that are too difficult to view again. Lazarus returns these shadow images to the light in the form of books and exhibitions culled from his archive, but their dark pathos remains attached.

Comments suggest that people were most struck by the recently-euthanized kitty about halfway through the original article so be forewarned!

(hey look I figured out where this one was shot, neato)

(this one is taped to a post break-up letter. the author has finally realized that the recipient won’t be coming back. click here to try to read it.)

Meet The Voice of “Damn, Son. Where’d You Find This?” | Thump

For some reason I always pictured the Mouth of trap music as a 1950’s Ward Cleaver type, looking up from behind his newspaper, pipe dangling from barely-parted lips. It’s quite uncharacteristic for him to even false-swear (“fiddlesticks,” “fudge,” “fucklesticks,”) so these phat beats must catch his ear something fierce.

Meet The Voice of “Damn, Son. Where’d You Find This?” | Thump

The Man Who Thinks He Never Has to Eat Again Is Probably Going to Be a Billionaire Soon | VICE United Kingdom

Soylent, the engineered replacement for all food, picked up way more steam than I expected. I considered applying for a guinea pig spot, but I now know that there were thousands of hopefuls for 50 openings. I just didn’t realize that so many people were as lazy as me (lazy enough to stop eating).

The Man Who Thinks He Never Has to Eat Again Is Probably Going to Be a Billionaire Soon | VICE United Kingdom