Saturday, October 22, 2016

What The Heck, Silicon Valley?

We want to give people stuff to talk about with their friends and we want to entertain them in the process. Lately we've been using the mantra "Go to the bar smarter" as a catch-all, because the bar is where you talk about everything from the election to Colin Kaepernick to Black Mirror.
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Esquire Helps You Go To The Bar With Smarter Things To Talk About
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We want to give people stuff to talk about with their friends and we want to entertain them in the process. Lately we've been using the mantra "Go to the bar smarter" as a catch-all, because the bar is where you talk about everything from the election to Colin Kaepernick to Black Mirror.
CHECKERED PASTS
FINALLY FREE
Why Would ISIS Recruit An Autistic Teen From Alabama?
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Peyton Pruitt was just released from prison, but not long ago, the FBI accused the disabled teenager of coordinating with ISIS.
MANZARENE DREAMS
Some Of Us Are Haunted By Washington Phillips
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Phillips, who recorded eighteen songs for Columbia Records between 1927 and 1929, is an uncommonly captivating cipher. His songs don't seem born of this earth.
THE TRUMP EFFECT
How Donald Trump Destroyed A Football League
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An oral history of the rise and fall of the USFL.
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The Modern Way To Frame Artwork And Photos
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Framing that poster, print or photo used to require multiple trips to the mall or custom frame shop. Now, you can customize a museum-quality frame online and have it shipped to your door. See how Level uses technology to make your walls look amazing.
CLOWN SHOES
SAVE YOUR PENNIES
The Most Expensive Sneakers On The Market Right Now
highsnobiety.com
These shoes are crazy expensive, but also very cool.
PENNYWISDOM
A Case For Not Being Scared Of Clowns
theawl.com
"How're they gonna execute an elaborate murder plan if they can't execute a casual Tuesday contour?"
MCDONALD'S UFC
WATCH: You Know What They Say, Never Bring A Raccoon To A Fist Fight
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A fight video that is literally wild.
SILICON NIGHTMARES
THE YELLOW KING
The Rise Of Hank Scorpio, Silicon Valley Villain
theringer.com
Before Elon Musk, before Peter Thiel, there was Scorpio. Twenty years after his sole appearance on an iconic episode of "The Simpsons," his creators remember one of pop culture's most memorable evil geniuses.
RULE 34
How Facial Recognition Software Is Changing Porn
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It's a technological leap and an ethical nightmare.
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BYE
These Are The 21 Greatest Character Exits In Movie History
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This is the greatest goodbye message in history. Check out more of Esquire's picks on Digg dot com.

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