My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-8-29) →
Mighty Sparrow (2) The Mighty Terror & His Calypsonians (2) The Lion (2) The Executor (1) S.E. Rogie (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Your brain doesn’t like randomness, and so it tries to connect a cause to every...– Placebo Buttons « You Are Not So Smart
"Don't forget..." - a set on Flickr →
styledeficit: ianbetteridge: A genius set of images of surprising street art. One for the designers amongst you. This is really fantastic. I hope the people who need to see this most (teenage girls) get it. I looked at the layered photoshop work on Dita Von Teese a few years back. It was a cover shot for a certain lads mag in the UK. Unsurprising was the fact that any small facial wrinkles...
Local Media in a Postmodern World, Part CII, The... →
Discussion of “curation” as it relates to journalism, media, news (especially local)
itsasickness - the obsession network →
An “obsession network for an obsessive culture.” People talking candidly about what they are obsessed about - what makes them geek out - from classical music and gay rights to yoga and the 80s.
Living doll's house →
Three years ago, Annina Günter bought a Victorian terrace in Brighton. She divided it in two, creating a small basement flat and a shared house, and furnished it on the cheap with Ikea furniture, internet finds and pieces she made herself. It’s typical student accommodation: a bike, a Sainsbury’s bag and several pairs of trainers litter the hall; the bathroom has a veneer of grime;...
BBC - Dimensions - How Big Really? →
Dimensions takes important places, events and things, and overlays them onto a map of where you are. I really like this way of relating to personal scale.
Tutorial on English Paper Piecing →
My grandmother used to do this. Added to the pile of “things to maybe get crafty with that are relatively portable”
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-8-15) →
Girls (3) Broken Bells (2) fun. (2) Spoon (2) The Strokes (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Transmedia: Entertainment reimagined →
Wired article on transmedia storytelling.
McSweeney's Internet Tendency: After a Thorough... →
“What concerned us most about The Newspaper was its lack of Wi-Fi. Information on the system was locked, while on other e-readers it was open, ubiquitous and current. Eventually, however, we found…
The Niagara Report - On being a multimedia... →
“Print journalism, as a subset of journalism, is dead. But the pure essence of journalism is alive and well and thriving. That doesn’t mean people don’t read anymore or that newspapers are destined…
Fourteen layer cake « bakerella.com →
Sounds wrong. Looks amazing.
PulpGallery- Vintage Magazine Cover Art Gallery →
A visual reference guide to the wonderful cover art of pulp and pin-up magazines. Primarily the Gallery focuses on pulp cover art from the 1920’s through the 1950’s. Thousands of brilliantly trashy…
Kurt Vonnegut at the Blackboard - Lapham’s... →
Transcript of a lecture given by Kurt Vonnegut about visualising storytelling using Caretesian graphs.
All Our Ideas facilitates crowdsourcing — of... →
the “suggestion box for the digital age“: a crowdsourcing platform designed to crowdsource concepts and opinions rather than facts alone.
‘You don’t want to hear the phrase, ‘I’ll be right back,’ either. That’s code...– Just in time for the JetBlue chute incident, David Sedaris writes a personal history of air travel (via newyorker)