Weekly Roundup: What To Read This Weekend


This week: great art in ugly rooms, the Internet’s current pasta obsession, tips for traveling in a group, a sample of every music genre and more.

Music Voyaging: Sample every niche genre (Italian disco workout or popgaze, anyone?) on this endless scroll of sounds, via Every Noise at Once.

Displacement: This single-focus Instagram raises one question: What is all this critically acclaimed art doing in such terribly ugly rooms? via @GreatArtInUglyRooms.

By The Glass: Why we prefer more expensive wines, even if they aren’t that great, via Kottke.

That’s Amore: Seems like everyone is making cacio e pepe (that classic Roman pasta) right now, so here’s a four-ingredient recipe you can do tonight, via Salt & Wind.

#Longread: Answering the hard questions about the etiquette of traveling with a big group of friends (long but worth it), via New York Magazine.

Word: volta (n.; Greek): a stroll taken at sunset, usually to visit neighbors or friends.

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Photography by Angi Welsch.