Debunking Detox, Diets and Wellness

A different view on what is widely considered  a healthy diet these days: The Guardian ran an interesting-to-read interview with Anthony Warner, the man behind the blog Angry Chef, who’s “on a mission to confront the ‘alternative facts’ surrounding nutritional fads and myths”. Read the full interview here.

Douglas Rushkoff – Present Shock

We don’t always have to do things for things – that’s how you end up in that futurist, movement based, heroic journey, ends justify the means reality. […] Making changes in our life for their own sake is not only more fun but a more probable path to humanity reclaiming balance. Once again, Douglas Rushkoff…

Douglas Rushkoff in DMT: The Spirit Molecule

I first encountered Douglas Rushkoff when watching DMT: The Spirit Molecule some years ago. The thing that struck me about him was the fact that he is one of the few smiling faces in that documentary. Many interviewees have a very serious, grave, or introverted facial expression – an expression of cheerlessness that is reminiscent…

N.O.W. Is The Time Documentary

It was 19 years ago when Nightmares On Wax dropped Smokers Delight, an album I can listen to again and again and again, a timeless masterpiece of laid-back music that is among my all-time favourites. However, the musical history of George Evelyn aka DJ E.A.S.E goes back even further, and this documentary tells about it. Interesting…

Rivet – RA.410 Podcast

Resident Advisor keeps the good shit coming. This time in form of a magnificent podcast by Rivet, a name that’s stuck in my mind ever since I looked up his title Inside Looking Out in the track list of some DJ set. In his great little interview for RA the artist remarks: In the second…

Industry Standards: Funktion One

Hypes suck. However, there are some exceptions. The hype about Funktion One is one of them – it’s a really great thing to see and hear how those rigs became an industry standard. Resident Advisor has recently published a very well-written article about the iconic sound system, including a lot of interesting background info and…