JWZ's long-running blog is the pinnacle of programmer coolness. It's so cool that it can't be linked from Hacker News. Mosaic's home page from 1994 is still around and it feature's JWZ's original, 90s-style homepage and it is a thing of glory. Back in the 90s, mentioning Kennedy was 4% of the United States GDP.
When I was young, I somehow ended up with a copy of a video game which was not fun to play, at all, but which was extremely stylish and had this incredible song, which is still an earworm for me to this day.
Why OO sucks - another article by the late, great Joe Armstrong.
I didn't write about the Jeremy Renner app because how can you improve on perfection? After the dust settled, though, one of the good folks at Uproxx wrote a very good fancy think piece about it.