A series of 11 videos on YouTube of a 1980 concert. Sweet.
Um. An elegant poster of a disgustingly over-ingrediented “food”.
Fun, breezy take on the original “Victorian internet” – the British Postal System.
He might have no jaw, but Ebert has been as eloquent as ever of late (and quite the liberal activist!)
Sadly, it requires Silverlight, but the functionality is fly. Check out the “Map Apps” (bottom of the screen). The Streetside Photos app draws geotagged photos from Flickr and applies them into the Street View. Pretty awesome.
As we approach the Super Bowl, I found this interview about what a coach really does surprisingly informative.
This is utterly fascinating. Henrietta Lacks’ cervical cells are the world’s first immortal cells. I had never heard of HeLa cells before this interview with author Rebecca Skloot. Now I want to read the book.
24 minute film about a truly delightful community endeavor. I don’t think SF has this kind of artist mojo any longer, but I’d love to see something like this Oakland, careening down Joaquin Miller Road.
If you’ve followed ftrain for the past 10+ years, you already know that Paul Ford is among the smartest people on the internet. This conversation with The Awl about pay models for publishing and his experience at Harpers is a little precious at times, but worth a read.
Bloom County was among those key influences informing my sense of humor, including Monty Python, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and Edward Gorey. This interview looks back to its creation.