Recent Posts

  • Oilhack & Thomas Blanchard: Galaxy Gates

    Wonderful short film created out of paint, oil and soap liquid. A splash of colour.

  • Jeff Koons: MOCA

    Excellent short documentary about Jeff Koons narrated by Scarlett Johansson.

  • Further Listening

    Another excellent new track from the upcoming new album by the War on Drugs. An old/new song by Radiohead. A powerful new song by Zola Jesus. Everything Now by Arcade Fire. Bob Dylan's 2016 Nobel lecture in literature. And an on-line museum of vanishing sounds.

  • Further Reading

    A new gravitational wave discovery. Martin Scorsese on filmmaking. Newly discovered fossils in Morocco put the emergence of Homo Sapiens 100,000 years further back. Researchers at CalTech were able to reconstruct faces from neural population responses in the macaque brain. A new series by Chris Ware for the New Yorker. Amazing new picture of Jupiter. China's great rivers. Is conspicuous consumption over? It's better to regret something you have done than to regret something you haven't done. What it’s like to be struck by lightning. And the 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming.

Sites of Interest

The Browser
Longform
Eurozine
Courier International
Le Monde Diplomatique
Die Zeit
The New York Review of Books
London Review of Books
Roads & Kingdoms
Quanta Magazine
Pitchfork Best New Music