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The 25 most-collected Disney albums, according to Discogs

No surprised to see the Star Wars franchise featuring prominently in the top 10.

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Thing: remembering the Black queer zine and its relationship with house music

“Even before Thing reached peak circulation, it had become a lifeline for gay and trans people from all walks of life, Black and otherwise—and sometimes that was because of its music coverage.”

(Image credit: Terry Martin)

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LEGO®’s first-ever kid creative director is Lil Bit Saucy

Lil Bit Saucy

The 12-year-old rapper and rising star has been hired as the first-ever Kid Creative Director for LEGO Group, where she will join nine other young creatives through the company’s Kids Creative Studio.

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36 Days of Type: Hip Hop Edition by Nadina Ali

Super dope art from Nadina!

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‘HOME’ celebrates football stadia and their songs

Featuring the stadia of St Etienne, Ajax, Barça, and PSG.

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Jay-Z has spoken

“Take the $500,000.”

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Anim’Archive

An archive Tumblr of anime/manga/game-related material scans from the late ’70s to the early ’00s.

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Kiko Mizuhara

Kiko Mizuhara

Model, actress, singer and designer.

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Shanghai pink

Omakase is another example of blending Japanese architecture with Chinese dining.

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The library economics of e-books

In the first days of the lockdown, the N.Y.P.L. experienced a spike in downloads, which lengthened the wait times for popular books. In response, it limited readers to three checkouts and three waitlist requests at a time, and it shifted almost all of its multimillion-dollar acquisitions budget to digital content. By the end of March, seventy-four per cent of U.S. libraries were reporting that they had expanded their digital offerings in response to coronavirus-related library closures. During a recent interview over Zoom (another digital service that proliferated during the pandemic), [Steve] Potash recalled that OverDrive quickly redirected about a hundred employees, who would normally have been at trade shows, “to help support and fortify the increase in demand in digital.” He recalled a fellow-executive telling him, “E-books aren’t just ‘a thing’ now—they’re our only thing.”

(via New Yorker)

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