Have a Nice Weekend.
Sincerely, Erin Shirreff
A video game about space has haunted me since 2011. I was a first-time judge...– Rob Dubbin, “Faraway: The Makings of a Universe”; The New Yorker, May 2013
This is a man's world.
veephbo: Best goddamn show on television.
This Time of Year
…humming in the summer haze. Diane christened it the Bean House, Since everything in it came straight from an L.L. Bean Home catalog. It looks out upon two Meadows separated by a stand of trees, and at night, When the heat begins to dissipate and the stars Become visible in the uncontaminated sky, I like to sit here on the deck, listening to the music Wafting from the inside through the...
This song has been on heavy rotation since I heard...
Like Drinking Stars →
Rose champagne was the intoxicant of choice for courtesans and kings. Beautiful, expensive, and rare, it was beloved by the grandest of the grandes horizontales of nineteenth-century Paris—and the men who could afford to love them. There was apparently no slaking louche women and their lust for pink bubbly. To find out what the very best rose champagne tastes like, I was invited a few months ago...
I can’t watch the sea for a long time or what’s happening on land...– Monica Vitti
"Literature" Becomes a Place You Visit →
“…we have been visiting a number of petroglyph sites out west in the United States, including images of animal hunts and atlatl-throwing etched into the rocks outside Las Vegas, of all places… These sorts of sites also always make me think that we cannot be far away from having easily deployable, personally affordable, field-rugged 3D milling machines capable of carving...
Who among us does not swoon over a well-placed...
Sunday Classics: SX-70 Edition
In 1972, Polaroid hired Charles & Ray Eames to create a promotional announcement for the SX-70, a camera that would go on to revolutionize instant film. Related: The Eames House Needs Your Help.
In retrospect it seems to me that those days before I knew the names of all the...– Oh, Joan.
It T-Shirt Tuesday, Yo.
This shirt is a MUST for any fish aficionado. Also essential: Trouts of the World, Revised & Updated Edition - available 3/5/13 wherever books are sold! *shameless plug.
I’ve fallen in love or imagine I have; went to a party and lost my head. Bought...– Leo Tolstoy; January 25, 1851 [via]
Have a Nice Weekend.
Sincerely, Josef Hoffman [Note: the plans, sketches, and photographs above are from Hoffman’s Palais Stoclet.]
When Was the Last Time You Watched a Story? →
Storyvid aims to “launch Literature into the 21st century” by creating the lit equivalent of a music video. Click through to see their first effort (which, by the way, was selected to screen at Sundance this week). [via the Paris Review Daily]
Spring fashion concept. [via Pinterest]