In a graphic for the May 2008 issue of Vanity Fair, Andrew Nimmo and Beth Bartholomew tabulated the topics of Bob Dylan’s XM Radio Show, Theme Time Radio Hour. (And they gracefully reference the source of their riff, the famous poster by Milton Glaser.)
— Zachary Sachs
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My sister-in-law went to university with the talented Takashi Iwasakit. He calls these pieces Abbies.
“Abbie is a generalized nickname for Iwasaki’s abstract drawings, which stems from the first syllable of the word ab-stract. Color, shape, space, value, transparency and composition are the main elements which are concerned in the works. The individual names of Abbies are consist of the fragments of Japanese, English, other languages, and sounds based on the themes and elements in them. The combination of those languages makes the titles to be vague and uncertain to the viewers, for them to explore their own visions, while it is a clear reminder of what they mean for Iwasaki.”
Skyskraper have decided to launch a range of T’s every month highlighting current media events. Here is the first, dedicated to the Swine.
Bottled water is the new environmental bad boy, as cities across Canada ban its sale on civic property.
Why pay a buck for water when it’s always on tap?
That’s what municipalities nationwide are asking as they debate banning the sale of a product that’s otherwise available at the faucet. According to the Beverage Marketing Corporation, more than 188 billion litres of bottled water were consumed worldwide in 2007, making it a major revenue source for multinationals such as Coke, Pepsi and Nestlé . But “pro tap” groups say it does more social harm than good, and are waging a PR war in town halls from coast to coast.
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