Walkman

Living In The Time-Shifted World

Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anyone care? I know I don’t. I’m increasingly living in a time-shifted dimension disconnected from …

TV

31 Awesome Gifts Every Early-'90s Girl Wanted For Christmas

If you didn't hurt your ankles on a Skip-It were you even a '90s kid?

Disney Princesses

How Luxury Headphones Took Over The World

How to show off your musical connoisseurship in the age of Spotify? Headphones, believe it or not. What to spend your money on now that music is free? Luxury headphones, of course. In New York, premium audio company Master & Dynamic is making itself heard above the din<p>On the seventh floor of an …

Solange Knowles

Why I'm still addicted to my MP3 Player

Like Tom Petty, I believe music is holy.<p>So, naturally, I can’t trust the whims of a broadband network to send invisible streams of melodic data to my …

Tom Petty

Just like Brexit, the resurgence of the cassette tape shows we’re all pining for a golden age that never existed

There’s a theory knocking around that none of this real; that we are in fact living in a gigantic computer simulation.<p>It has been pitched by the …

Vinyl Records

Cassette tapes make a comeback

Music fans, who like to impress their friends with their collection of vinyl records, might feel out of step with hip people who are tuned into cassettes, which have made a such a big comeback that manufacturers cannot keep up with demand.<p>Artists like Justin Bieber, Eminem and Metallica have all …

Vinyl Records

10 Wild Game Show Scandals Where Someone Got Scammed

Game shows appeal to our primal desires. At best, their prizes offer us an ability to put a down payment on a house or send our kids to college. At …

List-Worthy

Precursors to Today's Technology: These Products Had the Right Vision

Products like the Apple Newton and the Nintendo Power Glove immediately come to mind when reminiscing about technology that was before its time. …

Motorola

Zeitgeist to Obsolete: Rewinding the Walkman’s Inverted Cinderella Story

IT’S 1989. You’re in the middle seat of a Chevrolet Astro minivan, flanked on either side by your screaming siblings. Dad is driving. Oh god, he’s …

Books

Garb: Bateman

Suit Supply Jort Transparent Raincoat ($499). <br>Best Made Co Hudson Bay Axe ($158). <br>Ami Two Button Jacket ($750). <br>Ami Pleated Trouser ($400). <br>Hamilton …

Shopping

Movie review: Hilarious heroics save 'Thor: Ragnarok'

Guys, we need to talk about “Thor: Ragnarok.”<p>If you aren’t onboard yet for the Marvel Cinematic Universe gravy train, this movie might not be for …

Marvel Universe

Don’t trust investors asking how you’ll exit to Apple, says Apple CEO

If you’re a budding entrepreneur and the VC you’re pitching switches gears and asks you about your exit strategy that’s your cue to get up and leave, says Apple CEO Tim Cook.<p>Cook was speaking to an audience of students and would be entrepreneurs at the opening of the Foundry startup hub in Oxford, …

Startups

Tim Cook to startups: Ditch the VC if they ask about your exit strategy

Speaking to students at the Foundry startup hub in Oxford, England yesterday, Tim Cook had some biting advice to any young entrepreneurs in the room (via <i>TechCrunch</i>): Get up and leave if the VC you are pitching starts asking about your exit or tries to steer you to selling to a big company like …

Tim Cook

Call Me By Your Name review

Call Me By Your Name, featuring Armie Hammer, is a cinematic treat. Here's our review...In its purest form cinema captures the broad spectrum of …

Armie Hammer

Happiness by design | Stefan Sagmeister

https://download.ted.com/talks/StefanSagmeister_2004-64k.mp4Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister takes the audience on a whimsical journey through …

Hong Kong

What If We Reimagined Photography?

But what if we reimagined photography?<p><b>Reimagine</b>… The dictionary gives us insight into the word reimagine.<p>1. to form a mental image of (something not …

LARB Radio Hour: "Orange County: A Literary Field Guide"; Plus Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow's Age of the Walkman - Los Angeles Review of Books

A LARB Radio Double-Header! First, Author, academic, and Orange County resident Andrew Tonkovich joins co-hosts Eric Newman and Medaya Ocher to talk …

Books

Six water-resistant earphones for the gym and pool

Are you the kind of traveller who books a hotel depending on whether it has a good gym or a big swimming pool? Getting some exercise after a …

Headphones

The Walkman Was a Machine for Daydreaming

More From Music Monday<p>20 articles<p>The Unwavering Positivity of Shamir<p>This Yemeni Refugee Tells Her Story Through Music<p>Tei Shi's Music Evades Definition<p>…

Kurt Cobain

Apple urged to activate iPhone's radio chip after hurricanes

For 19 nonstop hours as Hurricane Irma lashed Florida, disc jockey Nio Fernandez broadcast updates in Spanish from the 92.5 Maxima radio studios in St. Petersburg, Florida, fielding updates from those trapped in their homes as wind and rain whipped through the area.<p>"There was a sense of desperation …

Entrepreneurship

Musicians As Audiophiles: Paul Wells

Starting with Musicians As Audiophiles subject #1, jazz drummer extraordinaire Billy Drummond, one thing soon became clear: New York City and its …

Audiophile

Is Fashion Modern?

<i>Is Fashion Modern?,</i> is the question the Museum of Modern Art's new exhibition asks. It's a weird, perhaps confusing, question, for sure — a play on …

Issey Miyake

How Are Seniors Redefining Retirement?

Retirement is the career change you make when you don’t need to work full-time anymore, and you have the freedom to choose the life you want to live. Retirement is also a career change in every sense of the phrase; retirement takes planning and you must understand your strengths and priorities. …

Retirement

Apple under pressure to enable iPhone’s FM radio [U: Apple says new iPhones lack FM chips]

The fact that the wireless modem found in every iPhone features built-in FM radio capabilities that are intentionally disabled in software is getting …

Technology

Apple Urged to Activate iPhone’s FM Radio Chip After Hurricanes

For 19 nonstop hours as Hurricane Irma lashed Florida, disc jockey Nio Fernandez broadcast updates in Spanish from the 92.5 Maxima radio studios in …

Business

Spotify's new 'Time Capsule' generates a nostalgic playlist based on your age

Like a speaker hog at a house party, everyone loves a solid nostalgia moment when it comes to playlisting.<p>Spotify is capitalising on the inherent …

Time Capsules

Sony NW-A35 High-Resolution Audio Walkman

Self-expression and sound meet in a whole new way with the Sony NW-A35 High-Resolution Audio Walkman. The unique and minimal design of the Walkman …

Headphones

Eye Buds: Yokoyama Yuichi and Audiovisual Abstraction in Comics, Part 2

Last time, we saw how comics with sound effects offer a strange variety of audiovisual entertainment in which the human voice mediates between the …

Audio-visual

Sony NW-WM1Z Portable Player and MDR-Z1R Headphones

Sony has been creating cost-no-object “flagship” components since early in its history. And while never intended as big-sellers, these models have …

Gear & Gadgets

Hiveswap: Act 1 review — a very internet adventure game based on the hit webcomic Homestuck

It’s been more than eight years since Andrew Hussie first created his sprawling, self-referential, surreal webcomic <i>Homestuck</i>. By the time it ended on April 13, 2016, it had captured the hearts and imaginations of what felt like the entirety of the social media site Tumblr. It inspired cosplayers, …

Business