Book

Parenting skills and pretentious film references can finally co-exist. If your Netflix categories and babysitting endeavors just aren’t lining up, now there’s a solution out there for those little tykes who would’ve otherwise been traumatized by your buzzkill Criterion Collection picks. Because artist and pop-culture nerd Todd Spence has created the Bleak Movies Coloring Book, something that is appropriate [...]


If you’re old enough to drink, then you can remember it well: the early nineties when those cats in Bristol defined a sound that would lead every late-night chill-out session for years to come. It was that whole Massive Attack/Portishead/Tricky thing that would prove that electronic music is more than something to sweat to, more [...]


With the progression of the ever-changing modern times comes two phenomena regarding man’s connection to nature. One is his very longing for it, and the other being that he uses modern means to reconnect to it — in evermore sophisticated though rugged ways. The book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Activity gloriously captures that very essence, serving [...]


Shigeru Ban, an esteemed architect of almost 30 years, has long been recognized for the the boundary-pushing ideas he has applied to residences, corporate buildings and the homes of disaster-relief victims alike — his work being a combination of projects for private clients as well as volunteer efforts for those in times of crisis. Often [...]


If your perception of Texas is that it’s just a big state full of big trucks, perhaps you could use some clarification. Texas Quail Hunting, a 296-page photo collection by A. Lokey, makes it pretty damned clear that Texas is actually a big beautiful state, and some of those big trucks happen to be highly souped-up quail-hunting rigs [...]


The latest project from the multi-pronged creative universe that is James Franco, the film Child Of God, releases its first trailer today. The film, which debuted at the Venice Film Festival back in August, is yet another based on the works of Cormac McCarthy — the others including the novels No Country For Old Men and [...]


3 Jan
Guy Laramée bids "Adieu" to printed knowledge

After hearing Encyclopedia Britannica’s March 2012 announcement that it would retire production of the 244-year-old book sets, artist Guy Laramée decided to create an ode the best way he knew how: Laramée carved away the pages of a 24-volume set to reveal a mountainous landscape. He aptly calls it Adieu and it looks like one [...]


If you’re like us, you probably live by the Golden Rule. You’re probably also a paranoid schizophrenic who thinks the world is watching you, which explains the stockpile of tin foil, but doesn’t explain the stacks of newspapers or the brazen display of vulgarity you engage in when home alone. We can see you when [...]

Related Posts with Thumbnails