Monthly Archives: May 2008
NPR.org, May 27, 2008 – The Raconteurs just want to have fun. Loud and brash with an arsenal of infectious riffs, the quartet plays with swagger, a wry sense of humor and one, singular message: Let's rock. Hear The Raconteurs in a full concert, recorded live from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club. Listen to NPR's PodCast.
Coca-Cola has oversized robot vending machines lumbering around Tokyo pinching the heads of people who prefer a different brand. These robots have been made to the likeness of the 11inch tall desktop toys which feauture the regular as well as the black Coke Zero available in Japan. The toys feature bendy arms and have a(…)
I have two daughters. They are all I ever wanted from the earth. Or almost all. I also wanted one piece of ground: One city trapped by hills. One urban river.An island in its element. So I could say mine. My own.And mean it. Now they are grown up and far awayand memory itselfhas become(…)
"Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada transforms common people into icons by rendering them in charcoal as urban murals. By questioning the controls imposed on public space, the role models that represents us in the public space and the type of events that are guarded by the collective memory he breaks preconceptions of where art is permitted, when art(…)
Suffering from a recent loss I have shamelessly lifted the following post, in it's entirety, from Miss Cellania for your viewing pleasure. Her blog is a daily ingest for me, and as I may be offline for a few days, I recommend checking out her roundups. Please don't sue me RFox. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– No, I’m(…)
Link to gallery, scroll down to 'Multimedia' link. The slogans are are even better than the art: “Let's take revenge a thousand times on the US imperialist wolves!” “Our missile programme is a guarantee for world peace and security.” 'Let's all become perfect swimmers" — this one had me scratching my head a little bit.(…)