Get plenty of calcium. Be kind to your knees. You’ll miss them when they’re gone.
Pentedattilo sits inside a hand of rock, whose fingers are gigantic towers – hence the imaginative name of the village, from the Greek ‘penta’ and ‘daktylos,’ meaning “five fingers”.
"We just need something to hold this together. We need something to feel permanent." This is a film about Tom and Maddy.
"Thanks to Twitter, texting and Facebook, I’m absolutely positive no one is trying to get in touch with me." Julius Sharpe
Isaac Mizrahi: “I arrived [in Greenwich Village] more than 20 years ago and have lived here ever since. I will probably move out feet first.” I lived in NYC a very long time ago. Given the opportunity, I would happily return. New York, after all, is a city generally kind to oddballs. In any case, I expect I shall enjoy reading Greenwich Village Stories immensely.
I was introduced to the work of Los Angeles born (and currently based) artist Tristan Eaton via BAREPS. His portfolio includes public art, painting, illustration, sculpture, and product – all equally fabulous, although his current focus is on paintings and large scale mural projects. (twitter, instagram)
In this breathtaking science fiction spectacle, a strange mechanical device lands on a desolate world and uses the planet to undergo a startling transformation, that has profound implications for an entire galaxy. Abiogenesis
"Astronomers are making the final preparations to launch a balloon carrying an advanced X-ray detector into the skies above New Mexico in October. Once floating around an altitude of 120,000 feet at the edge of the atmosphere, the Washington University in St. Louis X-Calibur instrument is expected to measure the polarization of X-ray radiation coming from five distant targets: a galaxy called Markarian 421, a neutron star called the Crab Pulsar, a binary star system called Hercules X-1, and two black holes." Txchnologist: A Better Understanding Of The Universe Will Soon Float Away
"There’s nowhere else in the park like this, because the renovations haven’t gotten here yet," Akers explains."Because so much of New York is torn down and rebuilt all the time, anything that survived, especially if it’s shown its age, is all the more precious. I want to hang on to these things for as long as I can because they go away." The Abandoned Garden of Prospect Park. (article, podcast)
Did I mention this before? If yes, who cares – so fun! 13 Videos Show Why You’re Not Listening to Enough K-Pop.
Big cats to Sicily crypts. Extraordinary photographs by Vincent J Musi.
"I don’t know how the person who makes Simon Cowell’s shirts lives with himself." Julius Sharpe
Something almost no one knows about me: When I was a small child, I used to own a Charlie McCarthy ventriloquist doll that, according to my parents, had once belonged to Edgar Bergen. I put it in a Christmas ‘Toys for Tots’ box when Mom wasn’t paying attention.
The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression.
Squares is a new song by Berlin musician Jonathan Kluth, is composed of musical loops played on a plucked violin, an acoustic guitar and percussion sounds generated through creative use of the interior of a car. The song is a single off of the singer’s debut album, Ophelia.
Our relationship with nothing is complex, contradictory, and essential. It is that shape in the corner of our vision, defining the boundaries of things but never quite in focus. What then, is it? Nothingness.
Besides feeling generally unwell, I’m also in a mood – black and white, with an olive, murder, and dames.