From a Roof Top in India

Friday, October 16, 2015

Fixate on the news too much and the World is going to hell in a hand basket. Step back and things are something else altogether. Above, Dub FX featuring CAde & Mahesh Vinayakram in No Rest for the Wicked.  

Found Eyeglasses

Saturday, October 10, 2015
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“When I was young, I used to admire real glasses but my dad was a bit harsh and he never wanted me to have real glasses. That’s the reason I started making the glasses.”

Kenyan artist Cyrus Kabiru on his striking and very odd eyeglasses made from found objects. View more after the jump.

HT: Colossal.

Faux Good 'Ol Days Meet Brittany Spears

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Max Raabe & Palast Orchester performing Oops ... I Did It Again. Yes, I am beating this Good 'Ol Days theme to death, but I doubt I can get more absurd with it to carry on. Then again, never say never.

More Good 'Ol Days

Sunday, September 20, 2015
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Far better, or at least more Good 'Ol Daysish than Toto Coelo singing I Eat Cannibals, are the pictures of these old blackboards. In 1917, while renovating classroom walls, these blackboards were covered over and largely forgotten. They have only recently been rediscovered when new walls were being installed.

To see more pictures of them and read about them at Hyperallergic.

Maybe the Good 'Ol Days weren't so good after all

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

I Eat Cannibals by Toto Coelo. Hopefully this tune doesn't get stuck in your head.

Never Forget

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Heaven never defaults. The wicked are sure of their wages, sooner or later.
- Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Underground in Berlin

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

" I also addressed the fish directly in my mind. I am in mortal danger, abandoned by everyone, I told them. You are innocent creatures, just like me. Please intercede for me, you silent fish, when human beings abandon me."

From Marie Jalowicz Simon's Underground in Berlin