The NY Times have conjured a fashion slide show out of last saturday's SPLAT 'graphic novel' symposium.
LIFE AS A RUNWAY. MUST HAVE: GLASSES.
Most cultivated an aura of benign self-neglect. Overstuffed messenger bags, weathered cords, Converse sneakers and trilbys contributed to the effect. Tousled hair, windbreakers and spectacles, too, played a part in transforming these studiously nondescript characters into brashly confident avatars of cool.(link via Heidi MacDonald
Two great pictorial sites.
1. You're Doing it wrong! ("fine examples of idiots who can't drive cars, can't ride bikes, can't fly planes, and can't remember to take the hose out of the gas tank.")
A long slideshow of calamitous moments.
2. Photoshop Disasters ('Begun this clone tool has') (sic)
"Have you seen a truly awful piece of Photoshop work? Clumsy manipulation, senseless comping, lazy cloning and thoughtless retouching are our bread and butter. And yes, deep down, we love Photoshop. If it is commercial and awful then please let us know!"
Above is from their march 3rd post, 'Victoria's Secret: Classic severed hand.'
above links via hayley campbell.
Quote for the day.
Tommy Dorsey, bandleader (mid 1940s): “There are three evil people in the world - Adolf Hitler, Buddy Rich and Alvin Stoller- and I’ve had two of them in my band”.