Believe it or not, this is NOT the same statue that this idiot constructed. His 26-foot tall statue, called Forever Marilyn, lowered Chicago’s already tawdry Michigan Mile for a summer. I appreciated his previous works which stood there—a three-dimensional rendition of Grant Wood’s American Gothic and then a metallic, wind-tormented King Lear—but despise the sensational […]Read More White Trash
Speaks for itself.Read More The Offline Glass
Coudal Partners creates a short film for each of their Field Notes Colors releases. This season’s release, The Night Sky Edition, features a gorgeous black cover with different summer skies on each of the 3-pack. Well, let me just steal their copy because these are some of the best ad guys in the internet age […]Read More Field Notes: The Stars and Their Courses
Just go straight to this Techdirt article. It’s about a recent lawsuit filed against Warner Music, who has for decades been claiming copyright (and aggressively enforcing said claim) for “Happy Birthday to You” of all things. Turns out, “Happy Birthday to You” is almost certainly in the public domain. If this goes to court, and […]Read More Good Morning to You
As advertised:Read More WIRED on Modern Handmade Watches
David Bordwell assess the victory of the digital cinema revolution. The conversion is nearly complete. Some small theaters are doing extremely well with digital; for some, the conversion is a lateral move – unable to run first run movies due to competing screens, but business is still stable; others struggle to convert or screen 35mm; […]Read More Celluloidicide
From NPR and Robert Krulwich, I present: A Wet Towel In Space Is Not Like A Wet Towel On EarthRead More Towels! In! Space!