THE MILITANT SEX JOURNALIST | ANNA RICHARDSON

August 6, 2010

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Loads of  sex | Anna Richardson Here in the UK we have the ‘Sex Education Show’ where militant sex journalist Anna Richardson thinks the best way to reach the explosive mind of the teenager is with shock value (which it kinda is). Want to get into bed? | Anna Richardson I would sure have loved […]

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CHAN CHAN TO 537 C.U.B.A. | THE RYTHMS OF CUBA

August 5, 2010

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Buena Vista Social Club | (1999) Possibly one of the more well known world music albums of the 90’s, Buena Vista Social Club was a slow building phenomonon that introduced the rest of us to the music of Cuba. Salman Rushdie labelled 1998 the ‘Buena Vista Summer’ but i wasn’t fully aware when this initial […]

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COFFEE IN A MUG WITH A HANDLE

August 4, 2010

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Edward Norton, Interview Magazine | (1996) James Dean | early 50’s from longlivethequeen.tumblr.com Marlon Brando and Salvador Dali | First Class Lounge SS United States Steve Mcqueen | 1964 Paul Newman with the love of his life – Joanne Woodward | Post-coffee lounging Meg and Jack White enjoy a cofee and a cigarette | Coffee […]

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MATT DAMON | THE TALENTED MR. SMILEY

August 3, 2010

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+This post contains some lovely spoilers on The Talented Mr Ripley “Some time ago, he says, a friend advised him to come up with an “alter ego” for these interviews, “so your soul doesn’t get, y’know, robbed by doing these things.” He calls this personality Mike Smiley, and says that when he watches footage of […]

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From the director of The Social Network…

July 21, 2010

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SE7EN | David Fincher (1995) Without a doubt my favourite genre in cinema is the psychological thriller, yet because the majority of films within the genre rely on a twist at the end i can’t normally bring myself to a repeat viewing. Se7en is, however, a different story. The direction of David Fincher and the […]

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THE 24 HOUR COFFEE DRINKER

July 19, 2010

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I’m struggling to recall but i’m pretty sure my first brush with the 24 hour diner was when my school art teacher introduced me to the late American artist Eward Hopper. Nighthawks | Edward Hopper (1942) Ever since then, and ever since my coffee addiction began i can’t help noticing on screen the prevalence of […]

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COLD WAR KIDS | AND THE ART OF…

March 3, 2010

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Cold War Kids, a fantastic band based in Long Beach California first grabbed my attention with singles like ‘We Used To Vacation’, ‘Hospital Beds’ and ‘Hang Me Up To Dry’. An aspect i love about the band is their artwork which is created by bassist Matt Maust. There’s a lot of black and white, americana […]

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