Hack the Cover
A fabulous long form piece by Craig Mod on cover design and the way that design prepares us for how we interact with a book, and what specifically we lose going all digital, and a second version of The Conference of the Birds to make me drool!!
Love Sophia Wallace's photos of non-normative...
Really, you should just check out the whole site, each set of photos. They’re all phenomenal. http://sophiawallace.com/index.php Here are a few examples. Yes please. Dapper. Dandy. Delicious.
a failed attempt at becoming a more dapper lass
went shopping today to try to find some NICE shirts to wear with my five new bowties (FIVE!). and let me tell you why i hated it. so, i went to the dressy men’s section of a department store, where all the ties and suits and nice dress shirts are. oh, the shirts were so nice, so soft, so many colors!!! and so many measurements! surely they’ll have something to fit a small-ish...
"This is the only land I've ever owned..."
RANDOM THINGS I STUMBLED UPON AT FOREST LAWN CEMETERY 1. A replica of Boston’s Old North Church 2. Huge mosaics representing the American Revolution, and this great quote from James Madison: 3. Some great nicknames 4. Lots of inside jokes 5. Many instances of what I suspected might be (and later confirmed were) masonic symbols. 6. Humor! On a gravestone! Infinite Jest! 7. A typo!...
W. W. Norton: Facts About The Moon →
wwnorton: The moon is backing away from us an inch and a half each year. That means if you’re like me and were born around fifty years ago the moon was a full six feet closer to the earth. What’s a person supposed to do? I feel the gray cloud of consternation travel across my face. I begin thinking
Cancer is paranoia’s dream come true: there’s something in there that I cannot...– Susan Gubar, Memoir of a Debulked Woman: Enduring Ovarian Cancer (via wwnorton)