Stephen Blackwell

Founder @deathandtaxes


On Caffeine: Your Best Self Is Even and Clear


When I was in my early twenties, around 2003, I used to love going to a coffee shop on Bedford Ave and North 7th in Williamsburg, Brooklyn…


A Message from Lloyd Dobler

Nothing Lasts Forever


I don’t want to hack anything, disrupt anything, or innovate anything as a career.


The totally miserable guide to 10% body fat

There’s nothing sexy about sexy


Three years ago, in early winter 2010, Tim Ferriss’s diet was everywhere. If you worked in digital it was unavoidable. Even Gizmodo,not a bastion of health information, published an excerpt from his book, “The 4-Hour Body.”


I learned HTML and CSS because of Metallica


In one of the Metallica movies, the band discusses recording its famous ballad, “Nothing Else Matters.” Metallica recorded the song in 1990…

Publications edited by Stephen Blackwell

Short Fiction on Medium


On Caffeine: Your Best Self Is Even and Clear


When I was in my early twenties, around 2003, I used to love going to a coffee shop on Bedford Ave and North 7th in Williamsburg, Brooklyn…