Monthly Archives: June 2012

“On tracks stabbed up with razor sharp knives..”

At long last, the RZA has made his kung-fu classic.  Looks like he got the effects, actors and choreography he needs to concoct a high-quality martial arts flick.  This makes me smile on a variety of levels.  Man With the Iron Fists … Continue reading

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tapumes amok!

Welcome to the sublimely sculptured work of Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira.  Incredible stuff!  Yes, it’s wood, it’s twisted, it’s huge.  Material-wise, Oliveira is fond of a particular kind of debris: tapumes. “He began to layer canvas on canvas like a collage, or rub sand into his … Continue reading

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the imagined future for white people

Wow, these Motorolla ads ran in Life magazine from 1961-63, and were illustrated by Charles Schridde.  Besides being incredibly clean and colorful, I find it interesting that all these environments seem to be co-existing with nature, albeit in a very … Continue reading

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