cosmic engineer
weaknesses include tea (earl grey), toast (liberal use of butter), television (lots), sweaters (big), movies (a strange mix), books (even stranger), art (a bit of everything), design (good), clouds (grey), and blankets (warm).


My motto for 2014 #cheers


Yuri Polonski (Russia) - MA

Schusev State Museum of Architecture
Press & OOH campaign



Animated artwork by Rebecca Mock

Fine, detailed and subtle animated artwork created by New York illustrator Rebecca Mock. Apparently the animated gif back to stay, gradually more and more people are exploring this old format and customers asking for shouting. Several of these illustrations were created for the New York Times or The Warlus magazine.

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The Grotto Grande.

Boboli Gardens, Florence.

Bernardo Buontalenti, 1583 - 93.

I visited this grotto last year. The security guard left, locking me in, and I was forced to spend quite a while waiting in there with my dad…


live-action modern day “the lion king”
NEW YORK, 1960s. The civil rights movement reaches its crest. Mufasa, a prominent activist leader in the city, clashes against his younger brother Scar, himself a prominent leader of the mafia underground. Politics against politics, brother against brother; Mufasa dies, Scar reigns. A new law governs New York in the 70s: blood and bribery.

Idris Elba as Mufasa, Michael K. Williams as Scar, Naomie Harris as Sarabi, Jaden Smith as Young Simba, Amandla Stenberg as Young Nala (not giffed), Taraji P. Henson as Timon, Mo’Nique as Pumbaa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Older Simba, Kerry Washington as Older Nala, John Boyega as Kovu, Zoe Kravitz as Kiara.






April 2014: Horrorscopes for thefreshzine

This is funny cuz I’m taurus and I actually feel rlly alone.






Shakespeare in its original 16th century accent

David Crystal, the sex symbol of linguistics!

Can’t reblog this too many times!

This is very important. Especially for us Americans who often feel inferior about our accents performing Shakespeare. We need to remember that Shakespeare’s English sounded much closer to Appalachian American English than it did to modern RP British English.

it’s also interesting that the son linguist says of the OP pronunciations that it connects you with your body more because i remember this post talking about how shakespeare is supposed to get down into your bones.

i can also attest to what he says about making eye contact with your audience when you’re giving the plays in daylight; in tenth grade i gave a performance of mercutio’s “queen mab” monologue to a crowd of, like, 4-7 year olds instead of writing a five page paper and yes, the whole point is that you connect to your audience with shakespeare — by my fourth run through of the monologue, i had little kids coming up into my performance space and moving with me.

they didn’t understand what the hell i was saying, but they knew because i was moving with the monologue that it was something worth paying attention to.


The Grand Budapest Hotel doodles