“Bay Area Thrash Metal in the 80s, Including Metallica, Testament, and Exodus,” SFist
If you took a camera from the Heavy Metal Parking Lot to the backstage area of the same shows, this is probably what you’d get: Metallica, Exodus, Slayer, all pounding beers and being metal.
“These Are Your Parents” by Lena Dunham, Criterion
For the Criterion release of The Big Chill, Lena Dunham pretty much takes what it was like growing up as the child of baby boomer parents, balls it up, and hands it to you in one beautiful essay.
“How to have cybersex in 1997” by Brian Abrams, Death and Taxes
Bordering on NSFW, but never actually crossing that line, this short Clinton-era video shows you what to do when you’re in the mood and only some hot text will do the trick.
“Victoria Siemer’s Poetic Error Messages” by Maru Pabón, Electric Literature
There’s something oddly beautiful about these that makes it hard to take our eyes off them. (See also: Screenshots of Despair.)