Monthly Archives: May 2010
From The Raw Story: Like the old song goes, one of these things is not like the other… However, remind a police officer in Corpus Christi, Texas of those famed Cookie Monster lyrics and they’re likely to give you an annoyed look.That’s because a recently discovered cache of plants, initially pegged by officials speaking to(…)
Les spécialistes En collaboration avec Simon Boudvin 2006, Bois, peinture, colle, 220 x 200 x 10 cm environ One Saturday morning at 7 o’clock on a blind wall in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris. The façade, using the local architectural codes, occupying 10 cm of public space, is mounted and glued on in thirty minutes.(…)
Mark Twain left instructions not to publish his autobiography until 100 years after his death, which is now.
From The Independent: Exactly a century after rumours of his death turned out to be entirely accurate, one of Mark Twain’s dying wishes is at last coming true: an extensive, outspoken and revelatory autobiography which he devoted the last decade of his life to writing is finally going to be published. The creator of Tom(…)
From the Gothamist: Banksy has been traveling across the country for the last couple of weeks, doing pieces and promoting his movie “Exit Through The Giftshop”. After he hit Toronto and Boston, streetart enthusiasts were betting he’d show up in NYC. Those suspicions turned out to be true this morning, when this piece showed up(…)
Photo: alsuga In brief: Saint Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco was designed by architect Pier Luigi Nervi in 1971 and built amid an atmosphere of controversy. The building has been described by many as resembling an overgrown washing machine agitator, and several San Franciscans have taken to calling it "Our Lady of Maytag" for this(…)
From http://www.textsfromlastnight.com/ (615): Waitress cut us off at Chili’s bar. New low (580): White Russians with skim milk. Fuck I’m healthy. (706): Apparently I think casual Friday means I can show up unshaven in yesterday’s clothes and reeking of booze. (703): Just woke up wearing a top hat and simpsons boxers. i also found more(…)