Artist Dominic Moschitti’s Comedically-Altered Teen Novels

Comedian/artist Dominic Moschitti’s Paperback Paradise series follows three simple joke rules: “Something relatable, something absurd, or something ridiculously crass and gross.” Editing teen novels from Goosebumps to Sweet Valley High, Hardy Boys and more, the altered versions range from PG to incredibly crass—and delightfully so. With titles like “I Love My Ugly Son” (one of our favorites), this series is sure to make you giggle, …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Saving Nina Simone's childhood home, making better bubbles, and more in our look around the web

1. Art Show Inspired by Philando Castile Open now at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (and free to the public), “Art and Healing: In the Moment” is a show inspired by Philando Castile—a man whose brutal death at the hands of police after being pulled over for what should have been just a traffic stop was not only heinous, but also filmed by his girlfriend. …

Instagram’s New Long-Form Video App, IGTV

For anyone who’s opened an Instagram story (and found themselves watching every single one that follows) comes IGTV—Instagram’s new standalone app and in-app feature. It displays long-form vertical video content from everyone you already follow (and some personal recommendations). The independent app will start off advertisement-free, but that’s likely to change. As for creating content, users can upload video up to 10 minutes in length …

Designer Turns His Instagram Page into a Portfolio

Designer Ji Le repurposed Instagram, turning it into his portfolio. Each post is tagged and linked to other account that Le also updates. Apart from the service being so easy and accessible, Le decided to use it as a portfolio because fewer and fewer people had been visiting his website. “I want many people to use this hack, especially students and young designers who can’t …

“Lyrics to Life” Pop-Up Exhibition, LA

Inspired by iconic song lyrics, a show that's extremely photogenic

by Kyle Ryamond Fitzpatrick Featuring artwork by Aminé, Devin Troy, Peggy Noland, Typoe and more, Genius and Dropbox joined forces for a pop-up exhibition inspired by song lyrics. Opening today and running through the weekend, “Lyrics to Life” is a playful, ultimately photogenic show. Genius CEO and Co-Founder Tom Lehman tells us, “Every time you listen to a song, the same lyric in people’s head …