Earlier today, Mark posted
about the Impossible Project's refurbished Polaroids and new instant film for the cameras. The Impossible Project has also teamed up with rock photographer Autumn de Wilde
and the excellent indie folk/rock group The Decemberists on the band's magnificent new album package. The deluxe box Edition of "The King Is Dead" contains an original Polaroid photo that de Wilde shot around the farm/recording studio where the band made the record and her own home of Los Angeles. Sneak previews above. De Wilde is best known for her photographic tribute books to Elliot Smith
, The White Stripes
, and Death Cab For Cutie
. The box also holds a hardcover book of de Wilde's photos and illustrations by Carson Ellis, a limited edition Ellis print, the recording on 180 gram white vinyl, and other goodies. There are only 2500 available and they're $165/each. The Decemberists
I could not have asked for a nicer crowd than the ones who turned up for last night’s event at Liverpool One’s Waterstones; now I’m looking forward to today’s lunchtime signing at Birmingham Waterstones, on my way to tomorrow’s Hay Festival event with Adam Rutherford.
Remember the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution, the one that says that presidents aren’t supposed to get gifts or payments from foreign governments without Congressional approval?
The campaign to raise $500K for the UN High Commission on Refugees started with author/comedian Sara Benincasa daring Neil Gaiman to do a dramatic reading of the Cheesecake Factory menu; Gaiman responded that if she raised the half-mil, he’d not only read the Cheesecake Factory’s (notoriously florid) menu, he’d follow up with a reading of […]
Boasting an IPX6 waterproof rating, the Trakk Bullet Ultra Compact Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker resists dust and heavy rainfall. It’s currently available in the Boing Boing Store.The Trakk Bullet offers the same wireless convenience as other portable speakers, but few are built as tough as this one. Its utilitarian construction is designed to be a totally low-maintenance […]
The Ticwatch 2 Active Smartwatch is a simpler take on an active wearable that raised over $2m dollars on Kickstarter and is currently offered in the Boing Boing Store.Somewhere in between the single-day battery life and platform-specificity of the Apple Watch and Android Wear devices, there exists the Ticwatch. Instead of trying to shoehorn another […]
Loot Crate is a subscription service that delivers a box of curated pop culture goods to your doorstep. To sample their geeky wares, you can order a single mystery box exclusively from the Boing Boing Store.Each month Loot Crate sends you 6-7 unique items and apparel, including collectibles, books, and t-shirts. Pulling inspiration from all […]