“The stereotypical designer – passionately authentic, famously unbending and always in black – is newly vulnerable to the interference of amateurs. The hard-won tryst between designer, manufacturer and intellectual property rights, likewise, has few defences against the open-source spirit and an internet wherein no secrets are hid. The brave ones embrace it. While cheerful design jam-sessions of professional and amateur go on in cities and design festivals all over the developed world, nothing changes in the favelas and rural villages where necessity has always been the mother of invention.”
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Long ass title:The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner: Who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an un-inhabited Island on the coast of America, near the Mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque; Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, where-in all the Men perished but himself. With An Account how he was at last as strangely deliver’d by Pyrates.
I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn’t it.
Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.
She got her looks from her father. He’s a plastic surgeon.
Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
I don’t have a photograph, but you can have my footprints. They’re upstairs in my socks.
One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas I don’t know.
Portrait of a New York childhood, in the extreme.
“But Alex isn’t like other boys his age. He’s had free rein over the streets of Nolita since before he can remember, and he quickly learned the rules of that playground, turning his relationships with the neighborhood’s shop owners into access to free gourmet meals and designer clothes and trendy sneakers, then turning those freebies into even better stuff (like courtside Knicks tickets), and leveraging those perks into even more valuable things, like connections to athletes, rappers, nightclub owners, and so on.”
02. Crew Cuts
03. Life is Cinema
06. Irish Celebration
07. The End
“When The Roots enter and leave a commercial break on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, they perform small sets called “sandwiches”. And since joining the show in March, the crew have composed 1,000 of ‘em. This past weekend, drummer ?uestlove compiled 22 of them into a free EP. Can’t beat that.”
1. Once In A Lifetime
3. Head Slicer
4. Spain (ft. Chick Corea)
5. The Juice of Chicago
8. Choir Fire
9. Teen Town
10. Cant Keep Headphones on Head
11. Red Toe Nail Bashing
12. Blinded By The Light (No Douche Here)
13. Caveman for Dennis Quaid
14. Wan Cook Soup
15. Someone Is Late To Dentist Appointment
16. I Get Lifted
17. Werewolf Barmitzvah
18. Like This Anna Torv
19. Breezin (ft. George Benson)
21. The Suits
22. Usher In That Choir