Spectacle, by designers David Rockwell and Bruce Mau, is a photobook documenting massive communal experiences, from the Kumbh Mela in India (above right) to a NASCAR race (above). It came out last year but I just read a glowing review at Cool Tools. Judging by the review, and the sample pages on the book's companion site, this looks to be a magnificent project. Big lesson? You gotta be there.
Link to buy Spectacle, Link to Spectacle site, Link to Cool Tools review
A tourist filming deer in Nara, Japan, captured footage of one taking exception to a little girl nearby. The girl is pursued until she falls over. The deer, having prevailed, does not press its advantage. BONUS: Below, a stag chases a man around a tree in a London park. Eventually, the man realizes his only […]
Actor Matthew Lillard, who stars as Shaggy in the 2000s-era Scooby Doo movies and various animated shows since, explains how he mastered the character’s raspy voice.
From the Welcome to Twin Peaks fan site: Always eager for fun on social media, Kyle MacLachlan today (Feb 24) decided to launch his brand new TikTok account in the most Twin Peaks way ever. At exactly 11:30 AM (Pacific Time) on Twin Peaks Day, the actor shared a video of him reenacting FBI Special […]
In the early days of the web, everyone wanted a .com domain for their site. As a result, all the good ones got snapped up. But .com no longer has the cachet it once did. In fact, many new businesses and individuals are opting for other top-level domain extensions. One of the most memorable is […]
As you shiver your way through February, you’re probably thinking about paying your heating bill. But in just a few short months, the summer sun is going to come calling — and the fear of pulling that energy bill out of your mailbox will start becoming very, very real. Air conditioning accounts for about an […]
Despite legalization in 11 states and decriminalization in 15 more, marijuana-based products are still an often tough sell with many Americans. While the psychoactive THC portion of the plant remains controversial, the medicinal impact of the non-altering component of cannibis, CBD, is widely hailed. Many portions of those claims still await medical verification, but for […]