Mondays might not be your favorite day of the week, but the good news is that we’re all in this together ladies and gentlemen. As purveyors of prime Grade A web content, the SolidSmack crew has done some of the heavy lifting to make sure you get your Mondays started on the right track.

Welcome to The Monday List.

Each Monday, we’ll link you up with some of the most insightful, informative, and socially-relevant stories to keep tabbed, bookmarked, reading listed, pocketed, or what have you. Be sure to check in each Monday morning for a new crop of freshly sprouted words curated straight from the source of your favorite homegrown ‘Smack.

What We’re Reading This Week

Kimchi Fried Rice, Korean Comfort Food

It’s not tame — it’s food designed for comforting, continual spoon-to-mouth consumption.


Review: In Radiohead’s ‘A Moon Shaped Pool,’ Patient Perfectionism

The future is dire, the past a blur and the present heartbroken yet hinting at possibilities on Radiohead’s “A Moon Shaped Pool,” its ninth studio album and perhaps its darkest statement — though the one with the band’s most pastoral surface.


Is this the final Radiohead album?

It was roughly twenty years ago that I first stumbled upon a bootleg .mp3 file of Radiohead performing a new and unreleased song in Brussels. In an era of Geocities and mIRC, this ultra-rare audio file gem became a personal symbolic revelation – the Internet was going to change my life from that moment onwards.


Nope, the TV Business Isn’t Dead Yet. Far From It, Really

The media business runs on ads. But since the birth of the web, the ad business has been changing.


SeaWorld, Breached

Score one for the cetaceans.


Ice Age Deathtrap Yields an Unexpected Carnivore

Bones from Wyoming’s Natural Trap Cave turn out to be those of a wolf never before found in the lower 48.