Category Archives: art

More Meek

Until I ran down the Joe Meek tribute on Mt. Holly Mayor’s Office, I didn’t know that he was the producer of one of my all-time favorite 1960s songs, or that he sped up the tape in the mastering process (which explains why the lead vocalist seems to be halfway to the Chipmunks).

Fabby video.

You just can’t beat the Web for smarts!

Just Because

Joe Meek from 1963. I think a piece of my childhood is missing. Via BoingBoing.

Not Photoshopped

mexico-housing-1Low-income housing project in Ixtapaluca, Mexico. Not the scale of Chinese projects, but amazing nevertheless.
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Via Mirage.Studio.7

Why Advertising is a Creative Pursuit

Saw this on Andrew Sullivan’s Daily Dish. He deserves big ups for breadth and taste.

Hilton/France

hilton-franceMeasures internet traffic for the two Parises. By Tim Schwartz via Inspire me, now!

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brigitteFor Frango, via Ye Olde Evening Telegraph.

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atget6Eugene Atget, Place Du Terte, 1922