Electric‐Spoofaloo. Tron Angry Birds. ‘Nuff said.
A mediation on what makes the Nurburgring special. It’s history and it’s creation in an era when racing was about racing and not product placement. Bonus shots of the earliest construction work.
Even the track maps had more charm back in the day. Le Mans ’55
Spencil Borchard has at least as credible set of conspiracy theories as any of the other freaks out there getting air time. Moon gophers indeed.
Last year, when I was on walk‐about, I drove down the Ohio River from my home town (Pittsburgh) to the confluence with the Mississippi. There was nothing, or damn near nothing when I got there. The state park was closed and the road to the point washed out. So I crossed the river and headed into Cairo, IL. I did not stop, I did not get out, and I did not take any pictures. You can probably figure out why by having a look at this small collection of pictures taken by people who did stop.
And if you wonder how a once thriving industrial town could have ended up in this state you can spend some time with the Reddit thread mentioned.
Art, Images, and Design
I like old fashioned silhouettes and I think this updated version of the cutout silhouette may just have to find a place on one of my walls. Though I may have to use some other material for the background as these are a bit twee.
How to make someone else’s words your own. Tree of Codes is the text of The Street of Crocodiles remade. Die cut pages with most of their words stripped away allow a new narrative to emerge. Pictures, a video of the creator, and candid reactions from readers when they open the book. (Yes I bought a copy immediately after seeing the vids.)
You know I love animation but who has the time and resources to get the software or buy the cameras and learn the routines. What if all you needed was google docs? Seriously, three guys, three days, 450 pages. All google docs.