The FADER Weekend Reading List

The beauty of sleep, a museum of marine skeletons, and the neurotic grocery list.

July 15, 2016
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The Neurotic Eater’s Grocery List

Nick Tabor and James D. Walsh, Grub Street


It's not easy to figure out which foods to buy that are low on carbon emissions, and don't involve animal cruelty. The good people at Grub Street compiled an exhaustive guide to how to eat with a conscience.

Also in food this week: Soylent is apparently healthier than the average North American diet, writes Jessa Gamble for The Atlantic. And Michelle Zauner, a.k.a. Japanese Breakfast, wrote How Learning to Cook Korean Food Helped Me Grieve (and Heal) for Cosmopolitan.

The Museum At The End Of The World

Madeline Bodin, Hakai Magazine

Natalie Goodall started a museum of her rare, extensive collection of marine animal skeletons in 1959. She set it up in Ushuaia, Argentina, the fin del mundo, and called it Museo Acatushún. In 1996, she received a gold medal from the Society of Women Geographers in 1996, which is an award only nineteen other woman have received (including Amelia Earhart, Margaret Mead, and Jane Goodall.) This is how she did it.

How Gucci Mane Made His Album In Six Days

Andrew Nosnitsky, The FADER

A conversation with Mike WiLL Made-It about how he, Young Thug, and Gucci Mane made Everybody Looking in six days. Plus beautiful, joyful photos taken by Gunner Stahl.

Hip-Hop Is Turning On Donald Trump

Allison McCann, FiveThirtyEight

Rappers hate Donald Trump. Here is proof.

Meet Namilia, The Sex Positive Streetwear Brand You Need In Your Life

Lia McGarrigle, The FADER

All you need to know about the Berlin-based duo of designers who make clothes for when you want to break down sexual taboos with penis-adorned sportswear.

The Near Certainty of Anti-Police Violence

Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic

There's no one better than Coates to break down last week's tragedy in Dallas and predict the future of police violence.

Black Bodies, White Cubes: The Problem With Contemporary Art's Appropriation Of Race

Taylor Renee Aldridge, ArtNews

An intensely thoughtful contemplation of the intersection of politics, art, and commerce especially when it has to do with the artistic documentation of systemic racism and black pain.

The Cure For Insomnia

Rubin Naiman, Aeon

"We are a society of energy addicts dependent on overly stimulating foods, fluids, information, entertainment and light at night," writes Naiman, in this convincing case for thinking of sleep as a personal practice, not a closely-monitored biological necessity.

The FADER Weekend Reading List