You’d think running the New York Marathon today would be project enough (our quads hurt just at the suggestion), but New York Times cartoonist Christoph Niemann is not only running it, but he’s also live-illustrating the race and live-tweeting his illustrations every ten minutes or so. From the looks of it, he’s having a… Read More
Today at Flavorpill, we had a healthy debate over what is the most beautiful word in the English language. We learned the frightening story behind one of the most dramatic photos to come out of the rioting in London. We decided that we’d like to see “horsemaning” (which takes its… Read More
Christoph Niemann’s Abstract City illustrations are always delightful. It doesn’t matter if he’s playing with leaves or playing with Legos, everything he does is subtly cheeky and makes us wish that we were more creative. His newest Abstract City post, “My Way,” is a mapped look at food, movies, and nursery rhymes à la the Google Maps template. If only his illustrations would pop up the next time we tried to get directions. Check out our favorites after the jump.
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We’ll never look at fall foliage the same way again. View Christopher Neimann‘s “Bio-Diversity” series over on the New York Times’ Abstract City Blog reminds us of something we would have done in elementary school art class. But you know… brilliant. Four more of our favorite images — including an awesome salute to Star Wars — after the… Read More
Books: Britain’s future Poet Laureate thinks the job should be abolished.
Dance/Opera: The New Yorker insinuates that some ballerinas are sluts.
Design: Christoph Niemann Legos all things N.Y. — even the Gowanus Canal.
Film: One extra large victory for Mo’Nique.
Music: What’s behind the commercial… Read More