Pixelated Travels

I am a constant traveller on the Web.

Here are my links of the moment.

Mind how you go, Reader.
Some of these pages are for grown-ups.

Sound and Vision
UbuWeb:
www.ubu.com
Hearts of Space:
www.hos.com
American Routes archive:
http://americanroutes.wwno.org/archive/
WWOZ New Orleans:
http://www.wwoz.org/
Venice Classic Radio:
http://www.veniceclassicradio.eu/
Einstein on the Beach: The Changing Image of Opera (1985):
http://www.ubu.com/film/glass_einstein.html
Literary Jukebox:
http://literaryjukebox.brainpickings.org/
Cinephilia & Beyond:
http://cinearchive.org/
Radio Paradise:
http://www.radioparadise.com/rp_2.php?#
Jordi Savall, Hesperion XXI, & the “Lachrimae Caravaggio”, 2012:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJDce7wUwDs

Painting
Mattias Adolfsson:
http://mattiasa.blogspot.fr/
Alan Clarke:
http://mralanclarke.com/#
Desiree Dolron:
http://www.desireedolron.com/
Lori Earley:
http://www.loriearley.com/
John Lurie:
http://johnlurieart.tumblr.com/
Loretta Lux:
http://www.lorettalux.de/
“Great and Mighty Things”:
Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection at PMA
http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/768.html
Herbert Pfostl:
http://papergraveyard.blogspot.com/
Timur Tsaku:
http://www.tsaku.com/index.html
Japanese Woodblock Prints:
http://www.ukiyoe-gallery.com/gallery.htm

Photography
Tarkovsky’s Polariods:
http://riowang.blogspot.fr/2010/06/tarkovskys-polaroids.html
Lee Miller:
http://www.leemiller.co.uk/
Edouard Boubat:
http://www.edouard-boubat.fr/album-1406818.html
Gisèle Freund:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/20/arts/the-elegance-of-gisele-freund.html?pagewanted=all
Photographs of Janey Morris, 1865:
http://www.rossettiarchive.org/docs/sa140.raw.html
Icon of Lizzie Siddal at the Walters Art Museum:
http://art.thewalters.org/detail/19820/elizabeth-eleanor-siddal/
David Maisel’s Library of Dust:
http://davidmaisel.com/portfolio-item/library-of-dust/
Francesca Woodman:
http://www.heenan.net/woodman/
Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison:
http://www.parkeharrison.com/slides-architechsbrother/index.html

Architecture
Msr. Bemelman’s Bistro:
http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2014/10/02/under-one-roof/
Mme de Florian’s Paris flat:
http://www.messynessychic.com/2012/05/09/the-paris-time-capsule-apartment/
A Room for London:
http://aroomforlondon.co.uk/the-boat/the-design
Miho Museum, Shigaraki, Shiga, Japan:
http://www.miho.or.jp/english/
Tree Hotel, Harads, Sweden:
http://www.treehotel.se/
Sir John Soane’s Museum, London:
http://www.soane.org/
Simon Crubellier’s Kensal Green Cemetery, London:
http://www.flickr.com//photos/simon-crubellier/sets/1104636/show/
The Devoted Classicist:
http://tdclassicist.blogspot.fr/

Bookish
BREVITY Magazine’s Nonfiction Blog:
http://brevity.wordpress.com
Delancey Place:
http://www.delanceyplace.com/index.php
Letters of Note:
http://www.lettersofnote.com/
The Paris Review Interview Archive:
http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews
The Paris Review Daily:
http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/
Penguin Science Fiction covers:
http://www.penguinsciencefiction.org/
OTHER science fiction covers:
http://www.goodshowsir.co.uk/
Writers’ Rooms: Charlotte Bronte:
http://books.guardian.co.uk/graphic/0,,2289373,00.html
(more writers’ rooms from The Guardian at http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/series/writersrooms?INTCMP=SRCH)
(even more writers’ rooms: http://www.thinkinghumanity.com/2014/06/workspaces-of-some-of-the-greatest-artists-of-the-world.html?m=1)
Walter Benjamin on libraries and book collecting:
http://whatisareader.stanford.edu/whatisareader_images/Benjamin_Unpacking.pdf
Woolf Online: an electronic edition of “Time Passes”:
http://woolfonline.com/
Cozy Classics (warning: contains cuteness, Bennet sisters made out of felt):
http://www.mycozyclassics.com/#
Bronte Sisters Power Dolls:
http://youtu.be/-NKXNThJ610

Gods Among Mortals
Big Bill Gibson’s Twitter Feed:
https://twitter.com/GreatDismal
William Styron reads from Lie Down in Darkness
http://www.theparisreview.org/audio/5435/ifrom-i-lie-down-in-darkness-william-styron
…and talks with Sheldon Hackney at the NEH, 1997:
http://www.neh.gov/humanities/1997/mayjune/conversation/conversation-william-styron
The Last Lion: Jim Harrison profiled by Tom Bissell:
http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/celebrities/The-Last-Lion.html?page=all
Seamus Heaney reads Death of a Naturalist, 2011:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgsaB4NRSak
WBY reads The Lake Isle of Innisfree, among others, 1930s:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2FT4_UUa4I
Virginia Woolf radio broadcast, April 1937:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8czs8v6PuI

Jay DeFeo:

David Simon:
http://davidsimon.com/
Long read about the creation of “The Wire”:
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2007/10/22/stealing-life

Brian Eno profile in the New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/07/07/ambient-genius?currentPage=all

The Two Man Gentleman Band:

Members of My Tribe
John Jeremiah Sullivan

George Saunders: “The Semplica-Girl Diaries”:
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2012/10/15/the-semplica-girl-diaries?currentPage=all
Kevin Powers:
http://www.kevincpowers.com/
Adam Gopnik on Norman Juster and The Phantom Tollbooth:
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/10/17/111017fa_fact_gopnik?currentPage=alll
wood s lot:
http://web.ncf.ca/ek867/wood_s_lot.html
Robert Gibbons:
http://thekillingfloor.typepad.com/
Come Here to Me! Dublin Life and Culture:
http://comeheretome.wordpress.com/
Maud Newton:
http://maudnewton.com/blog/
50 Watts:
http://50watts.com/
Coilhouse (gone but not forgotten):
http://coilhouse.net/
The Long Now Foundation:
http://longnow.org/

Late Night Long Reads

Renata Adler:

Scandals of Classic Hollywood at the Hairpin:
http://thehairpin.com/tag/scandals-of-classic-hollywood/

“Low crime as art form”: the New Yorker profile of pickpocket Apollo Robbins: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/01/07/130107fa_fact_green?currentPage=all
[Bonus: The Gentleman Thief gets one over on Matt Lauer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-dWSIUNF10]

“Basically, Ricky remembers nothing that happened after 1900:”
the New Yorker profile of Ricky Jay:
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1993/04/05/secrets-of-the-magus
[Bonus: Ricky Jay gets one over on a watermelon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1ZGIN0UqJE]

China Mieville’s dream job: “Left to my own devices, I would probably write about octopuses, monsters, occasionally Tarzan, and that’s really it”:
http://bldgblog.blogspot.fr/2011/03/unsolving-city-interview-with-china.html
Speaking of me aul China, the following is required reading for my students studying the Gothic: “Theses on Monsters”: http://www.conjunctions.com/archives/c59-cm.htm

Guillermo del Toro has my dream job:
“Dragon design can be broken into essentially two species”:
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2011/02/07/show-the-monster

Possibly the single greatest movie review ever:
“a beeping trash can and a gay, gold-plated Jeeves”:
http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2005/05/23/050523crci_cinema?currentPage=1/

William Finnegan on surfing waves from “another order of being”:
http://kingofkooks.blogspot.com/2009/12/playing-docs-games-new-yorker-1992.html/

Shalom Auslander: “Harold Bloom owes me $213.27”:
http://www.tabletmag.com/life-and-religion/57737/high-anxiety/

Why this Neal is the real rock star (and not that Gaiman fella):
“y’know, ‘Guitar Hero with swords'”:
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-07-05-the-duellist-neal-stephenson-interview

The Truly Miscellaneous
Awesome People Reading:
http://awesomepeoplereading.tumblr.com/
Kurt Vonnegut, Meet Brenda Walsh:
http://slaughterhouse90210.tumblr.com/
They Fight Crime!
http://paulm.com/toys/they_fight_crime.html
Shakespeare Insult Kit:
http://www.pangloss.com/seidel/shake_rule.html
New Yorker jigsaw puzzles:
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/covers/jigsaw
New York Public Library Stereogranimator:
http://stereo.nypl.org/
James Joyce’s Refrigerator:
http://www.condenaststore.com/-sp/James-Joyce-s-Refrigerator-New-Yorker-Cartoon-Prints_i8542380_.htm
Bertie, How I Love Thee:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXr4N51RsHA
“One of the Newer Songs”: Lawrence Welk’s One Toke
http://boingboing.net/2008/02/06/lawrence-welk-does-o.html
Merv’s Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts: Who Knew?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nf670orHKcA
Dorothy Dandrige, my oh my:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzHIn5S-RbY&feature=player_embedded
The Dalek Song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAk2HjHSGbo
Cat Bus!
http://www.catster.com/molz/my-neighbor-totoro-cat-bus-photos-video

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