Minting Digital Ink

NFTs are enabling artists to sell their physical creations online, providing more avenues for collectors, buyers and sellers The past year saw a rise in the sale of art in the form of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. From $69 million pieces of art to 1% stakes in recorded music rights, NFTs are becoming a new … Continued

Punk-rocker Turned UFO Researcher

He’s not just a musician, and Angels & Airwaves is not just a band—Tom DeLonge creates and educates through ‘psychic warfare’ Like any other punk rock kid hanging out in a garage and making music about broken homes with buddies who also came from broken homes, Tom DeLonge couldn’t care less what people thought of … Continued

Rock Enters a New Age—Again

Rap, hip-hop and pop are dominating the music industry these days, but rockers say their genre is just in a down cycle Back in the ‘90s when Blink-182 was touring on angsty albums like Cheshire Cat and Dude Ranch, singer and guitarist Tom DeLonge would spend weeks on end in the back of a van, … Continued

Luckbox Just Listed a Tasty NFT

In the spirit of Luckbox’s upcoming issue, which focuses on all aspects of cryptocurrency, our editorial team made its very own NFT. Stay tuned for the October issue, where we will outline the recipe for creating an NFT, as well as look into different disciplines of art exploring the NFT world, such as tattoos.⠀Our NFT … Continued

The Luckbox Bookshelf

New and not-so-new books that captured our attention this month Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts By Annie Duke As a poker champion, Annie Duke knows all too well that good, thought-out decisions don’t always lead to good outcomes, and that poor decisions sometimes result in wonderful outcomes. … Continued

Imbibing and Bet-Sizing

Anyone who drives faster when the car speakers blast Radar Love should know how alcohol affects the decision to take risks Whether it’s Mark Wahlberg knocking back a drink before he goes all-in at the poker table in The Gambler or Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn clinking glasses while betting on a horse race in … Continued

The Luckbox Bookshelf

How to Resist Amazonand Why: The Fight for Local Economics, Data Privacy, Fair Labor, Independent Bookstores and a People-Powered Future!  by Danny Caine Danny Caine, the author of poetry collections like CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST and El Dorado Freddy’s, owns the Raven Book Store in Lawrence, Kansas—but he’s also vocal in his opposition to Amazon. He gives … Continued

What Drives Us

After playing a show in London in the late 1960s, the Beatles were driving home during a frigid snowstorm when the windshield of their van shattered. To stay warm, the four of them laid on top of each other on the van’s bench seat. As each rotated to the top of the pile, he swallowed … Continued