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Order Out of Chaos

Added by Stuart Alexander on May 19, 2013 at 3:48pm — No Comments

A Bicycle Highway - The Future as Conceived and Built in 1897!

A Pasadena businessman, Horace Dobbins, saw the bicycle as the future of transportation and built the first mile of a scheme for a bicycle superhighway from Pasadena to Downtown Los Angeles. For the full story follow this link: …

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Added by Stuart Alexander on May 5, 2013 at 1:46am — No Comments

Exstase

Added by Stuart Alexander on April 26, 2013 at 2:39am — No Comments

Punxsutawney Phil Indicted!

Punxsutawney Phil has been indicted by the Prosecutor of Butler County in Pennsylvania for the false prediction of Spring. Check out the story in…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on March 23, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

James Brown, April 1967

Photo by Jean-Marie Périer

Added by Stuart Alexander on March 22, 2013 at 12:59am — No Comments

The Dude Cowboy

Added by Stuart Alexander on March 10, 2013 at 5:19am — No Comments

The Civil War Colorized

Learn more in the article here.…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on February 25, 2013 at 2:13am — No Comments

Vine - New Way to Irritate

Even with a funny guy like Adam Goldberg, the endless looping of the six second Vine videos rapidly grates on the nerves.

Check out this one:…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on February 8, 2013 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Alchemy Forever

From the Book of Alchemical Formulas, 1606.

Added by Stuart Alexander on February 5, 2013 at 1:22am — No Comments

Groundhog Day 2013

Sorry, I missed this holiday and the anniversary of this blog. I was in Miami for a few days.

Added by Stuart Alexander on February 5, 2013 at 1:18am — No Comments

Juke Box Racket

Added by Stuart Alexander on January 30, 2013 at 3:08am — No Comments

Wild Oats

Added by Stuart Alexander on January 30, 2013 at 3:03am — No Comments

Shomei Tomatsu (1930-2012)

After Masahisa Fukase earlier in the year, another great Japanese photographer, Shomei Tomatsu, just died in December.

He was known for such works as the clock stopped by the atomic bomb blast at Nagasaki (above). To learn more look…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on January 8, 2013 at 11:23pm — No Comments

Joyeux Noël!

Added by Stuart Alexander on December 25, 2012 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Don't Let Peter Lorre Spoil Your Christmas

Added by Stuart Alexander on December 22, 2012 at 10:32am — No Comments

Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank (2005) by Gerald Fox

June and Robert in action are featured in this film by Gerald Fox that was made for the opening of the exhibition in 2005 at the Tate Modern. The full length film was 86 minutes. Below, from YouTube, is a shorter version for as long as it can stay posted. I think this is an unauthorized…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on December 9, 2012 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

Bootleg of Anthony Braxton at Carnegie Hall in 1972 Unearthed

The bootlegger used a hidden microphone setup similar to the one pictured above. For a sample of the recording go…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on November 29, 2012 at 2:32am — No Comments

Sandy's Shadow

This was taken after restoration of power to Battery Park City at lower left. At the worst of the storm, that was without power as…

Added by Stuart Alexander on November 12, 2012 at 5:19am — No Comments

Frank Zappa Plays Bicycle 1963

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Added by Stuart Alexander on November 2, 2012 at 2:20am — 1 Comment

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