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
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
To celebrate the first legitimately cold weekend in Chicago this winter, here is another great-looking time-lapse video. The video is by a fellow named Eric Hines. His website is right here.Read More Hey, Chicago. You’re Pretty Cool
I don’t know much (read: anything) about tin-based photography; except that this guy has some nifty looking pictures.Read More Tin Soldier
Behold! Not impressed? Well, try on these info pants for size: The most distant objects here are over 13 billion light years away, and we see them when they were only 500 million years old. That means this picture looks back in time almost 13 billion years. Click the image for the full article on […]Read More A Form of Time Travel
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The Guardian has reported that A photo of a woman who might-be-could-be-probably-is Emily Dickinson was discovered recently. If confirmed this would bring the known total of Emily-Dickinson-photographs to a whopping… two.* From The Guardian: Here’s the only other known image. Well! That’s super exciting news. But hold on to your hats, ladies who wear […]Read More Now With 200% More Emily Dickinson
Ongoing video project, taking place over the course of five years and running. Watch as Scott Ian is magically transformed into Alan Moore! Which naturally makes me want to watch this video again.Read More A Case Study in Beard Discipline
My Milk Toof is good old fashioned fun, I defy you to not enjoy this. It’s two young teeth exploring the world. The scenes are beautifully shot and the items Inhae Lee creates, along with the two teeth, are fantastically detailed. Here is Toof Noir.Read More Taking a Bite Out of Crime
Last night, the Music Box Theatre changed the history of English-speaking literature.* (Paul Thomas Anderson deserves at least some of the credit.) *I will make no attempt to defend this statement. Spoiler warning, my friends: if you are going to see The Master regardless of the rest of the world—which is the only way to […]Read More I saw The Master on 70mm and I want to tell you about it.