Last Gasp has just published an 11" x 14" hardcover book presenting the paintings and drawings from Pop Surrealist master Mark Ryden's incredible Snow Yak Show. The exhibition, held in Tokyo last year, featured exquisite snow, fur, and ice-drenched paintings depicting a winter weirdland of yaks, Yetis, nudes, and, er, Abe Lincoln. If you're in San Francisco tomorrow evening (Thursday, August 12), you can ask Mark to personally sign your copy at the SFMOMA from 5:30 to 8:30pm!
Mark Ryden at the SFMOMA
Mark Ryden's Snow Yak Show book (Amazon)
Also still available, the excellent and inexpensive Snow Yak Show Microportfolio Postcard Set I blogged about earlier this year.
This stand stops my spool of kitchen twine from rolling off the counter. Years ago I bought a loose spool of kitchen twine. My cat constantly knocks it off the counter. I finally finished that spool, and replaced it with this spool on a stand! Seriously a spool of thread lasts so long that I […]
During a concert, this June, someone at Berkeley, CA’s Greek Theater called out “FREE BIRD!” Naturally, rock and roll legend Bob Dylan obliged.
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Although flagship smartphones are unlikely to adopt heavy-duty outer casing anytime soon, you can always prepare your device for the outdoors with a beefy case and and an external battery like this Nomad Tile Trackable PowerPack, available in the Boing Boing Store for $119.95.The Nomad Tile can fully recharge an iPhone 7 over three times […]
Even though credit cards now feature an EMV chip for securing transactions, they still have to include the magnetic strip for compatibility with older point of sale systems. Because of this, there’s no way for the chip’s new security capabilities to protect against card skimmers in the wild.How do you protect yourself from legacy-technology-induced fraud? […]
As the old saying goes, “You should sit in meditation for 30 minutes every day. Unless you are too busy, in which case you should meditate for an hour.” Since most of us have an endless list of things to do and people to see, carving out quiet time can feel impossible, especially when most […]