Flapper. Beatnick. Hippie. Hipster.
In her project “Counter // Culture,” 16-year-old photographer Annalisa Hartlaub captures all the mainstream and countercultural movements that have defined the last 10 decades. The results are a stirring series of portraits that bring life to a century of women, contextualizing how the friction of mainstream and counterculture defined progression.
this is dope
When she first asks at the beginning of the summer
Near the end of July
Top Ten Tuesday is, as always, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Today’s topic is
I will never not love this moment.
This is Robot Restaurant, a 10 billion yen creation in the Kabukicho section of Tokyo’s Shinjuku neighborhood. Kabukicho is the city’s red light district, where the narrow, car-less streets are flanked by a seemingly endless number of towering, multi-colored, brightly backlit signs. It’s famous for its nightclubs, host and hostess clubs, short-stay hotels, and late-night eateries, but Robot Restaurant is a step beyond the usual fare.
Photos: Ariel Zambelich/WIRED
Soooo…just added this to my Japanese itinerary. They had me at Robot.
Things I successfully did today:
1) Discussed Frankenstein with an enthusiastic group of high school students
2) Transferred all of my Korean won in my Korean bank account to my American bank account.
3) Collected my pension from my Korean employer. PENSION, y’all. 2014 will be the year of the pension in my bank account and it makes me feel like a retiree.
This book annoyed me and I don’t know why.
I picked this out because I like the idea of failure, and I knew who Scott Adams is from reading his Dilbert comic strip in the Sunday paper as a kid. Dilbert was never my favorite, probably because most thirteen-year-old suburban girls can’t identify with office humor, but I enjoy reading about what people think contributed to their success. Failure is…
to quote hamlet act III scene iii line 92, “no”
Extra Credit is a new weekly(ish) feature where I give a quick shout-out to bookish things I love.This week, I’m giving Extra Credit to Kissing!
As much as I am a huge critic of bookish romances, I do like kissing in books. I also just really wanted to post this ridiculous picture of me blowing y’all a kiss. Generally I do prefer that the kissing in books involve two people kissing, not…
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, “a postmodern” children’s book by Jon Sciezka, illustrations by Lane Smith
My favorite!! I think this was actually one of the most influential books of my childhood.