Lithub has put together a gallery of 50 pulp paperback versions of classic works of literature. "Some are true pulp covers—with overtly sexy women and tantalizing movie-esque taglines," writes Emily Temple, "while others are just amusingly lowbrow mass market treatments of highbrow novels. Either way, they’re even better than you’d expect."
Equally good is Rebecca Romney's gallery of crime novels given the pulp treatment. Example:
This video is really gorgeous and trippy. Animator Henning M. Lederer (previously) has once again taken vintage paperbacks and put their op-art covers in motion. There are 66 animated covers in total this round. (swissmiss)
Brazilian artist Butcher Billy describes himself as a “pop culture butcher obsessively looking for the perfect cut.” I think he’s found just that with his latest artworks. The nine-piece series imagines each episode of Stranger Things 2, from “MADMAX” to “The Gate,” as the cover of an 80s-style paperback book. So cool! Billy’s work has […]
The Unexpected Dimension is a 1960 paperback anthology of science fiction short stories by Algis Budrys. It only merits 3 out of 5 stars on Goodreads, and even this 5-star review on Amazon gives me pause: “Budrys is a difficult writer. It usually takes several readings before you can really understand what is going on […]
Raspberry Pi is one of the world’s most versatile open-source computers. Alexa is a home automation hub with limitless potential. Together, they’re a dream team for ambitious makers, opening the door to everything from automatic lights to voice-controlled robots. Learning Raspberry Pi is meant to be relatively easy for newbies, but its applications with Alexa […]
Heads up: The clock is winding down on a free-entry contest to win not only one of the best smartphones on the market but a handy pair of earbuds. A simple sign-up is all you need to be eligible to win a 256 GB iPhone XS Max, along with AirPods. And while “free” is tough […]
Kudos to those of us who have chosen a less wasteful third option to “paper or plastic” at the supermarket or club stores. Tote bags are reusable, but they can be a pain to tote around. Here’s an upgrade to that planet-saving measure. The Club Cart Lotus Trolley Bag is that rare tote you’ll want […]