Category Archives: USA

The Real Thanksgiving Story

This recently released film by French artist JR could not be more timely. The short film simply titled Ellis stars Robert De Niro and was written by Eric Roth. Ellis follows a young immigrant’s experience in search of a new … Continue reading

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Don’t Volunteer (I mean it)

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Coast to Coast

Brooklyn-based designer Tom Harman took a three day train journey from New York City to San Francisco this September. Along the way, he took short videos using his iPhone. He edited the footage into a compelling under five minute video. … Continue reading

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A NSFW Tour of NYC

Comedian Greg Benson may be from Texas, but he effing loves New York City. His highly condensed, expletive-laden tour of the city hits¬†just enough¬†of the highlights to feel his love for the Big Apple. If you can handle the language, … Continue reading

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Before The Flood

Sean Yoro, aka “Hula”, is a Hawaii-born, New York City-based artist who made waves last year with a series of photorealistic murals of women that he painted from his surfboard. His latest project, called “The Warning”, involves equally dramatic paintings … Continue reading

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Print is not extinct

TOMO Mags is a converted short bus that rolls around Houston (and sometimes Austin) Texas offering print periodical lovers the chance to purchase hard to find indie magazines and journals. The mobile magazine shop, which turns up at coffee shops, … Continue reading

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Everything Was Beautiful and Nothing Hurt

LeVar Burton, beloved host of the Reading Rainbow Public Television show and star of Star Trek: The Next Generation shares “11 of the most beautiful sentences in literature” in this little video below:

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Call Me Ishmael

I rarely endorse Kickstarter projects, but Call Me Ishmael is a worthy literary project that deserves attention. Honored by the National Book Foundation with the Innovations in Reading Prize, Call Me Ishmael has already surpassed its modest Kickstarter goal. Inspired … Continue reading

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Washed Ashore

h/t to Aubrie Rudnick for this post We have all seen the horrible pollution that has been accumulating in waterways and on beaches around the world. Well, the brilliant Washed Ashore project in Bandon, Oregon on the shore of the … Continue reading

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Terms and Conditions

New York City-based artist and graphic novelist Robert Sikoryak has solved the dilemma that every iTunes user faces: how to slog through the deadly boring legal terms and conditions of use. He has created a comic book-style exploration of the … Continue reading

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