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Nov 08, 2013
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Strange, Beautiful Images from Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’

In the new book Cabinet of Curiosities (out now via Harper), visionary Pan’s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro presents — according to the volume’s subtitle — “My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions.” In other words, the books offers the rare opportunity for an all-access peek into the working methods of the acclaimed moviemaker. The lavishly illustrated coffee-table book pulls from Del Toro’s notebooks, drawings, journals, behind-the-scenes photos, and more. Preview a few of its remarkable pages below.

Chapter four of Show Your Work!: “Open up your cabinet of curiosities.”

(via)

Oct 22, 2013
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Oct 11, 2013
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Aug 02, 2013
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theparisreview:

A manuscript page from Anita Brookner’s novel Family and Friends.

Lovely. When asked why she decided to write a novel after writing non-fiction, she said she was “literally trying my hand.”

Filed under: handwriting

theparisreview:

A manuscript page from Anita Brookner’s novel Family and Friends.

Lovely. When asked why she decided to write a novel after writing non-fiction, she said she was “literally trying my hand.”

Filed under: handwriting

Jul 06, 2013
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bellswithin:


Emily Dickinson, We Talked With Each Other About Each Other, c. 1879, Amherst Manuscript #514. Pencil on Envelope, 1 sheet, 5 1/10 x 7 9/10 inches (13 x 20 cm). 

bellswithin:

Emily Dickinson, We Talked With Each Other About Each Other, c. 1879, Amherst Manuscript #514. Pencil on Envelope, 1 sheet, 5 1/10 x 7 9/10 inches (13 x 20 cm). 

(via thenearsightedmonkey)

Feb 03, 2013
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Cover for James Joyce’s Ulysses by Peter Mendelsund


  he was covered in the detritus of his work

Cover for James Joyce’s Ulysses by Peter Mendelsund

he was covered in the detritus of his work

Jan 30, 2013
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Join Cartoonist Lynda Barry for a University-Level Course on Doodling and Neuroscience

Can I just stop you for a minute and note how fucking amazing it is that one of our greatest living cartoonists is not only teaching this class, but she’s letting us all follow along? Incredible.

Jan 26, 2013
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“The only one doing their job around here is this tree.” — @dallasclayton (via)

“The only one doing their job around here is this tree.” — @dallasclayton (via)

Jan 11, 2013
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everythingkubrick:

Alternate titles in Stanley Kubrick’s notebook for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

See also: Tim Schafer’s alternate titles for Grim Fandango

everythingkubrick:

Alternate titles in Stanley Kubrick’s notebook for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

See also: Tim Schafer’s alternate titles for Grim Fandango

(via jndevereux)

Jan 10, 2013
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Jack Lew’s loopy signature

Obama is expected to pick current White House chief of staff Jacob J. Lew for Treasury secretary, which means his crazy signature could end up on the dollar bill.

The NYTimes takes a look:

Amazingly, while this looks like an arbitrary series of loop-the-loops, he’s actually mostly consistent about having seven full loops each time. Maybe they stand for the seven letters of “Jack Lew” (as he is known); maybe seven is his lucky number. Clearly we need to consult another graphologist.

It’d be so great if he didn’t change it.

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