” These are fictional magazine covers from the film Blade Runner. They were created by production illustrator Tom Southwell in 1980-1981 and appeared in the background on a magazine stand in the city streets. ” Science Fiction.
I just listened to this five times in a row, and it made me feel like I could pound my fist THROUGH a door.
Death : Keep On Knocking
* ” By the time the fatherless protege accidentally pilots a space fighter into the hangar bay of the Trade Federation’s control ship, I was sure the acid I’d taken on the walk to the theater that morning wasn’t having any effect. It wasn’t until the house lights came on and it took me eight minutes to put my sweater back on that I realized the acid was fine and strong and working. “ Seeing The Phantom Menace on LSD.
* How to make Vietnamese coffee.
* A ritual mass sacrifice – including decapitations, and beer.
* The Times-Picayune, which won a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of Hurricane Katrina, announced on Thursday a plan to slash its print publication to three days a week—effectively leaving New Orleans without a daily newspaper. ( a good video piece by the BBC News featuring some NOLA notables is here )
Below : ” A woman looks down from the staircase in the occupied Prestes Maia building in downtown Sao Paulo, on February 23, 2012. Occupied in 2002 by about 350 homeless families, the building lacks electricity, elevators and running water. The families are part of Brazil’s “roofless” squatter movement which has been around for years and hasn’t abated despite the nation’s economic boom. Squatters say their meager incomes, often earned in Brazil’s informal economy, would never allow them to afford rent, even in slums. ” The Atlantic.
Top : ” Wisteria tunnel at Fuji Gardens, Kitakyushu, Japan. “ Tongue Depressors.
Bottom : ” The zombie armor of Katō Kiyomasa ( 1562 – 1611 ), daimyo of Azuchi-Momoyama, conqueror of half of Korea and vanquisher of Chinese general Yang Hao – his armor is meant to look like a rotting corpse. “ Lotus Prince.