Firetrap

19 May 19
Unlawful Acts

Indie Crime Releases include Pablo D’Stair, All Due Respect, Paul Heatley, Fahrenheit Press, EconoClash Review, J.D. Graves, Chris Bauer, Severn River Publishing, D.P. Lyle, Oceanview Publishing, D.W. Buffa, Polis Books, Vin Packer, Stark House Press, Alex Sinclair, Bloodhound Books, McGarvey Black, Ralph Dennis, Brash Books, Nick Louth, Canelo, Joe Ricker, Down & Out Books, Charles Salzberg, David Housewright, Alice Loweecey, Henery Press, David Hodges, Joffe Books, Linda Stratmann, Sapere Books, Agnete Friis, Soho Crime, Paul Kane, Marie O’Regan, Titan Books, G.S. Denning, Mike B. Murphey, and Acorn Publishing.

14 May 19
MANK'S MOVIE MUSINGS

The Towering Inferno(1974), the spectacular disaster film that brought Steve McQueen and Paul Newman together on screen,  is a piece of well crafted Hollywood entertainment that is enjoyable even after 45 years.   “It’s as though General Motors and Chrysler combined their respective brainpower and manpower and went Dutch treat on the bill to produce […]

14 May 19
News Bakerrs

Lizzie O’Shea | an excerpt adapted from Future Histories: What Ada Lovelace, Tom Paine, and the Paris Commune Teach Us about Digital Technology | Verso | May 2019 | 30 minutes (8,211 words) In the late spring of 1972, Lily Gray was driving her new Ford Pinto on a freeway in Los Angeles, and her […]

14 May 19
BiblioMarket

Lizzie O’Shea | an excerpt adapted from Future Histories: What Ada Lovelace, Tom Paine, and the Paris Commune Teach Us about Digital Technology | Verso | May 2019 | 30 minutes (8,211 words) In the late spring of 1972, Lily Gray was driving her new Ford Pinto on a freeway in Los Angeles, and her […]

14 May 19
Longreads

From exploding Ford Pintos to racist algorithms, all harmful technologies are a product of unethical design. Yet, like car companies in the ’70s, today’s tech companies would rather blame the user.

08 May 19
mcm outlet store

The twenty first century has seen the revival from the traditional denim jeans. Major high-fashion designers this sort of as Chanel and Dior have re-introduced denims into their catwalk reveals. The famous Gucci label hit the catwalk with a set of torn knee-length denims which were being closely distressed and adorned with beads and feathers. […]

03 May 19
EW.com

One particular word initially appeared three times on the new Vampire Weekend album, Father of the Bride (out now). On the record’s lead single, “Harmony Hall,” it used to reside in the pre-chorus: “I thought that I was free/From all this suffering,” gently sings Ezra Koenig, the band’s frontman, seated at a heavy patio table […]

02 May 19
idothei

My first solve of a puzzle by Eccles, and one that was a lot quicker to finish than to parse. 4d and 14ac especially could be nothing else but left me puzzled for a while as to exactly how they were supposed to work. Perky and imaginative throughout, the aforementioned 4d in particular I’m guessing […]

29 Apr 19
Rebekah Skinner Photography

On Tuesday 16th April, we started our final term of Year 3 with a new project brief for a unit called “Working With A Client”. This unit was a short one running for only 4 weeks. It was being run by a guest tutor called Matthew Hawker. Matthew Hawker is a British art director and […]

22 Apr 19
The Commentary Gazette®

The Immediate Situation: In early October the U.S. Fifth Army had its left flank on the Italian west coast. Its right was anchored on the Matese Mountains of the Apennine range, a virtually impenetrable barrier along the boundary between Fifth Army and the British Eighth Army. The two armies were to advance abreast in their […]

22 Apr 19
Ephemeral New York

For almost two centuries, 143 East Houston Street has been many things to many people, from a church to a fight club to an indie movie house. Now it’s destined for the wrecking ball, to be replaced by a $30 million office space. Let’s pay homage to this remnant of another city by looking at […]

16 Apr 19
thetravelzealot

Paris has been my favorite city since I was eight-years-old. Vivid memories that are mine forever. Sailing boats with other children on the bassins of the Tuileries dressed like a Parisian schoolboy. That first flaky croissant delivered by room service at the Hotel Meurice with fresh French preserves and butter. And of course, Notre Dame and its gargoyles […]