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Jan 09, 2014
Michelangelo’s Handwritten 16th-Century Grocery List
Because the servant he was sending to market was illiterate… Michelangelo illustrated the shopping lists — a herring, tortelli, two fennel soups, four anchovies and ‘a small quarter of a rough wine’ — with rushed (and all the more exquisite for it) caricatures in pen and ink.
Jan 08, 2014
Jan 03, 2014
Every year I try to keep track of what I’m reading, watching, listening to, and then at the end I make a list of favorites. Here they are all in one place, listed by year.
You can see all my favorite books 2006-2013 here.
Dec 21, 2013
Aug 30, 2013
Nov 15, 2012
Oct 06, 2012
Oct 02, 2012
Barry Commoner Dies at 95 - NYTimes.com
He was called “the Paul Revere of Environmentalism.”
His four informal rules of ecology were catchy enough to print on a T-shirt and take to the street: Everything is connected to everything else. Everything must go somewhere. Nature knows best. There is no such thing as a free lunch.
That’s the second great Marxist we’ve lost this week at the age of 95. RIP.
Filed under: chalkboards, obituaries
Sep 22, 2012
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Screenshot from Let There Be Light (YouTube) John Huston’s 1946 documentary about soldiers returning from World War II with PTSD. Paul Thomas Anderson claims it was a major influence on The Master — and admitted, “There’s stuff that we kind of ripped off, line for line, from that film.”
Sep 04, 2012
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