An Ad Age correspondent talks about his experience.
"Watching beach volleyball on a bright sunny day in Beijing you could almost think you had been transported to Rio or Sydney's Bondi beach. This was especially true when Beijing's own… Continue
Amazing, clear photographs by Holger Pooten - a German-born, London-based photographer.
"When I need to find new ideas or topics I will take an afternoon off lie on the bed and let my mind wander around, asking myself questions like 'what is your core interest in photography?' or 'why where you so impressed by this image you've seen 3 years ago?'… Continue
From the British Heart Foundation:
This two minute film lets you experience what it's like to have a heart attack first hand. Take the time to watch it then you'll be prepared if and when it happens for real.
This is two minutes which could save your life. Or the life of someone you… Continue
So I guess this is clean-out-my-bookcase week but goddamnit I am going to finish reading books! On top of juggling Sophie's World I have two Chuck Klosterman books I am reading - Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and IV. I read somewhere that if something is nagging you enough, you probably should just do it. While reading Esquire this AM, I read this incredibly… Continue
Added by alice on August 21, 2008 at 8:00am —
On Sunday, after we watched Tropic Thunder at Paramount, Arlene and Danny took us to this hole-in-the-strip mall restaurant called Mario's Peruvian Seafood for some lomo saltado. Lomo wa? Lomo… Continue
There aren't a lot of books that I read all the way through. I have piles of books around the house that are begging to be finished. The ones I do end up finishing are usually ones that my friends have recommended. Sophie's World is one that I read about 8 years ago...it's been collecting dust in my garage...I decided to pick it up today and start rereading… Continue
Added by alice on August 20, 2008 at 1:00pm —
Jan von Holleben spends his time between Berlin, London and his homeland in South West Germany where he produces the majority of his photography. Born 1977 in Cologne and brought up in the Southern German countryside, von Holleben… Continue
Avant-garde dancers from Sens Productions present a series called Rapture which begins at Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College in NY's Hudson Valley. Five dancers in one-piece reflective costumes… Continue
Added by alice on August 20, 2008 at 7:30am —
Song has been added to the music player. Easily one of my favorite X-Mas songs.
Song for a Winter's Night
The lamp is burning low upon my table top the snow is softly falling
The air is still within the silence of my room I hear your voice softly calling If I could only have you near to breathe a sigh or two
Added by alice on August 19, 2008 at 11:00am —
Denis Darzacq asks dancers and athletes to perform jumps against backgrounds that he had found and prepared. Wearing ordinary clothes, the performers executed their leaps in these precisely defined settings.
"Everything had been prepared in advance. Everything was ready. The models launched themselves into space. There is nothing false in these scenes.… Continue