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."
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 […]
Virus quarantines and shuttered restaurants sent millions of Americans back to their homes, only to rediscover the joys of firing up an oven and cooking something special for themselves. Whether by desire, necessity, or both, many of us have certainly been spending more time in the kitchen these last few months. And we haven’t just […]
Now that the world is starting to re-emerge from its self-imposed COVID-19 quarantine, we’re all going to have to start making some adjustments to both short-term and long-term changes. And the questions… Should customers be hounded out of a store if they aren’t wearing a face mask? Are crocheted face masks safe or not? And […]
Maybe you had a piano teacher as a kid that drove you off the instrument forever. Or maybe you always wished for some serious training, but never found the time. Whether you have dreams of tossing off a Beethoven or Chopin piece at the drop of a hat or you have visions of being the […]