The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have...– George Bernard Shaw
David Foster Wallace Cartoons
Various cartoons made about David Foster Wallace or cartooning his material. By TheEssay@BrownSummer: http://summeressay.wordpress.com/ Culture Pulp does DFW’s description of the 12 Monkeys on McCain’s Campaign trail in cartoon form: Download Full Version in PDF here.
The End of My Relationship With Morning Star
I used to willingly purchase fake meat thinking I should be concerned about my protein levels. Often the fake meat of Morning Star. After finding the ingredients list of their Chik’n Nuggets, I’m sure I’d rather have protein deficiency kill me over any of these frightening, frightening things. I am still obsessed with Michael Pollen’s guidelines from his book In Defence...
Kathryn Cook Workshop
Attended The Image World photojournalism workshop with Kathryn Cook. Very experienced - Originally worked for the Associated Press in Panama. Shadowed a Bolivian presidential candidate around the campaign trail. Currently working on looking for the remains of the Armenian Genocide in Turkey. Some of my rough notes from the workshop: “Photography creates the world that we want to and will...
The previous skeletal post reminded me of these equally impressive sketches: David Lanham usually tends to produce more fantastical works like these: More at http://dlanham.com/
Illustrator. Artist. Sketchbooker.
civic life in britain is predicated on the idea that everyone just about...– Geoff Dyer
one in 8 million
New York Times documentation of the people of New York. “New York is a City of Characters. The Green Thumb, whose community garden in a Brooklyn housing project shows children that eggs don’t come from eggplant. The Dictaphone Doctor, last of a dying breed. The Jury Clerk, who says ‘Good Morning’ 200 times a day, and means it. The Teenage Mother. The Tabloid...
Tobias Lunchbreath - An Exceptional Visual...
With an immense amount of wonderfully critical and intelligent info-graphic work: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lunchbreath/ Favourite “Infotoons” (phrase created by Artist)
"You Have Two Cows" Politics Analogy
Always liked this. Specifically adore the Singaporean, British and French Democracy comments. Feudalism You have two cows. Your Lord takes some of the milk. Fascism You have two cows. The government takes both, hires you to take care of them and sells you the milk. Pure Communism You have two cows. Your neighbours take care of them and you all share the milk. Applied Communism You have two cows....
Mary Jane Ansell
Featured in the National Portrait Gallery BP Awards of 2009. My personal favourite entry. Works with Oil Paints on Wooden Board. Selected Portrait - ”Georgie” Other Work:
The Manifesto of Done Saved my Essays
“Cult of Done” Manifesto by Bre Pettis & Kio Stark My essays often suffer from incompletion, dependent on how Borderline-OCD-Perfectionist I feel that day. The application of a couple of these rules (Namely 1, 4 & 8) seriously improved my working model of the writing process. However, the rules themselves are specifically directed at those creating art and design work. There...