Monthly Archives: July 2011

Keepin’ It Minimal

You’ve got to love Chicago-based artist/designer Christian Jackson’s clever reimagining of covers for classic children’s books and fairy tales.

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Awful Library Books

Hat-tip to our friends at Any Amount of Books, London for this suggestion: Michigan librarians Mary and Holly have been compiling their hilarious, and sometimes scary, blog of Awful Library Books for almost four years. I know that booklovers and … Continue reading

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Air Safety Demos: Cute, Funny, Creepy

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Reading Life: 1st Impressions

Last Sunday, the New York Times Sunday Book Review inaugurated a new column on writing entitled “Reading Life“, which will be penned by none other Geoff Dyer. If you haven’t had a chance to read the first column, it’s a … Continue reading

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Paris Is Getting Scary This Summer

Located in the heart of Paris, Le Manoir de Paris is the city’s newest tourist attraction. Created by Belgian Adil Houti, this haunted mansion presents an interactive tour through thirteen dark historical legends of Paris. The frightening vignettes, populated by … Continue reading

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TrustoCorp Looks Out for NYC

The always entertaining street art/sign hacking collective TrustoCorp was at it again this week in Brooklyn as they posted several new helpful, inspiring and instructional signs. The anonymous and mysterious¬† TrustoCorp crew, which may or may not be based in … Continue reading

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Montreal In Two Minutes

Thanks to Tourisme Montreal for this little film on la plus belle ville d’Amerique.

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Machu Picchu: Then & Now

On July 24, 1911 the now famous ruins at Machu Picchu were nearly lost to time and the jungle. Today marks the 100th anniversary of Hiram Bingham’s “rediscovery” of South America’s premier tourist attraction.

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In Bruges (and more)

In Bruges by Madalina Andronic Wien by Tini Malitius Oscar’s Paris by Joanna Gniady Glasgow’s West End by Alice Dansey-Wright Paris Ramblings by Judith Cheng Favorite Firenze by Ranjini Chatterjee Walkin’ London by Dimitra Tzanos

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Bring Back The Luggage Label

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