Monthly Archive: February, 2012

The Final KU-Missouri “Border War”

There’s not enough time before the start of KU’s second to last game of the regular season for me to go too into length about just what an emotional win Saturday’s final “Border… Continue reading

Pluck (it) Yourself: Or How I Learned to Hate the Art and Love the Chicken

Alternative titles for this post: I Know Why The Caged Bird Tastes Delicious Finger-Licking Good, Thought-Provoking Great One Man’s Cage, Is Another Bird’s Home Fowl Dis-Play   Here in Lawrence, KS, Projector HQ,… Continue reading

Steven Siegel’s Photographs of 1980s New York

Last week we presented you with a selection of Stanley Kubrick’s photographs of New York in the 1940s, which have recently gained attention both in museum exhibits and across the internet. So we… Continue reading

Green Britain: Ecotricity for Renewable Energy in the UK

British “Green Electricity” company Ecotricity began providing and pushing for renewable energy in 1996, with the mission to change the way electricity is made and used in Britain.  Now the company whose slogan… Continue reading

God from the Machine, the Devil in the Details

For over 100 years, thrill-seeking individuals have found satisfaction in the motorcycle. The earliest models were made of wood and resembled bicycles more than the modern motorcycle. But with an increase in power… Continue reading

The Portfolio Entry #2

This recurring piece seeks to explore, examine, explain the most compelling and interesting images of the last fifty years. Some you may have seen, others will be new to you. For the longest… Continue reading

Pushing the Oxcart: Google, Apple, and the Television Set

Sometime around our freshman year of college, the emergence of blogs, social networking, podcasts, and RSS feeds resulted in widespread use of the term “Web 2.0” and a kind of technological fervor erupted.… Continue reading

A Farewell to Kodak and Kodachrome

Eastman Kodak Company announced today that they are phasing out their digital cameras, pocket video cameras, film, and digital picture frames effective in the first half of 2012. Long known as pioneers in… Continue reading

Stanley Kubrick’s Photographs of 1940s New York

Stanley Kubrick is best known as the visionary director of such classic films such as A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Dr. Strangelove (to name only a few), but he began… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Howler, the Twin Cities’ latest export

The four young members of Minneapolis band Howler have yet to gain widespread attention here in the states, but expect that to change. The rockers with the poetically primate name have already garnered… Continue reading