Some people take themselves too damn seriously, which is why this playful analysis is refreshingly different. Mini sofa Calatrava’s are judged for their inspired use of cushions, afghans, and coffee tables. Build LLC explains in more detail: “Unrepresented and ignored for too long in the architectural industry, today’s post pays respect to the wonders of […]Read more "Couch Cushion Architecture, A Critical Analysis"
[Al’s Tower, a block of flats on Harrow Road, Berea, overlooking the Ponte building, from the “Jo’Burg” series, 2004] Guy Tillim’s quiet photo documentary of Hillbrow, South Africa manages to clearly and thoughtfully describe post-apartheid life, without posturing or explicitly capturing individual suffering. His photos really are quite remarkable. “Though Guy Tillim is often considered […]Read more "Guy Tillim x Jo’Burg"
If there is one thing in my life I can say with utmost certainty it would be this — if I had spent my youth playing The Tamale Trail, The Southern BBQ Trail, and/or The Southern Gumbo Trail instead of the standard Oregon Trail, I would have defiantly chosen to remain a child forever. Looking […]Read more "BBQ Roadtrip: Southern Foodways Alliance’s Interactive Oral History"
In most cities the idea of having 26.2 miles of car-free pavement at your disposal sounds like a dream — especially in auto clogged L.A. So, with an eye towards creative urban intervention, the Wolfpack Hustle bike crew has managed to turn the night prior to the L.A. marathon into an event in and of […]Read more "Wolfpack Hustle: Hacking the LA Marathon"
Well, it’s that time of the year and despite outward attempts to hide it, I can’t help but admit my love for the sugar-coated imps. In keeping with my infatuation, here is the trailer for “Peeps: The Movie.” I don’t care what you have to say about the production quality, peeps and zombies always make […]Read more "Peeps: The Obligatory Post"