A regular contributor to Smith, we've considered approaching David Astle about being the patron saint of our little magazine. An unashamed nerd, the man plays with words the way Michael Jordan used to handle a basketball.
The internet may be responsible for weekend emails, cyber trolls and furries, but it’s also responsible for the Verge, which interweaves snappy writing and long-form journalism about the week that was.
Most of us remember Chris McCandless: the guy who burnt his money, went into the wild and died after eating wild potatoes. Twenty one years after his body was found, the cause of McCandless's death has finally been explained.
If nostalgic tales about pork rinds, a map of New Orleans corner stores and pie shops, a pizza museum in Philly, and vegan chipotle lentil burger recipes get your mouth watering, might we direct you to Put An Egg On It.
Like a compendium of counterculture past and present, each issue of Arthur Magazine offers impassioned coverage of everything from art, music, and literature to skateboarding, mysticism, motorcycles and natural living.