Holstee Manifesto Print

Fifteen sentences.  Sometimes that's all it takes to kick start your mindset out of neutral and back into drive.  With the New Year in full swing it might be worth reading the Holstee Manifesto.  The founders of Holstee ...

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Photography: Paper Bags and Cardboard Boxes Make Nice People

Photos of paper-bagged people out and about in L.A. Photos of toy box people come to life in the real world. Two different photographers. Two endearing visual stories.

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Art: What Type Of Movie Do You Like?

Typography, movies, design, and art. To quote from The Sound of Music, “These are a few of my favorite things.” The artists/designers over at 37 Posters must love them too as they’re combining all by elevating the run-of-the-mill movie poster and making it art loft worthy.

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Video: Let’s Tell Our Story

Everyone has shared stories. After telling them enough times to friends and family you might think “We need to record these sometime. So we don’t forget.” StoryCorps has been helping people do just that, and some of their best ones are getting animated.

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Concert: LCD Soundsystem @ The Palladium Ballroom

LCD Soundsystem brought its spinning disco ball and dance/punk/pop style of music to Dallas/Fort Worth. Having seen them only at outdoor festivals I wondered if The Palladium Ballroom could contain all that energy. Thankfully it couldn’t and the people experienced a musical explosion.

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Playlist: Home Is Wherever I’m With You

Our music collections are vast and expansive. Always growing. As Willy Wonka would say, “Yes, the danger must be growing, for the rowers keep on rowing. And they’re certainly not showing, any signs that they are slowing.” Take pause, and stop hitting shuffle. Then take a listen to a playlist I made for you.

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Lost Without LOST

Thankfully I got into LOST much later than everyone else. I held off because I had trouble believing the writers truly had all the character connections planned out. Maybe that’s why when I did cave, I found that the show had killer character development. Whether you were into LOST for its characters, or because you had faith that all of the mysterious plot points would be revealed – there’s a hole in the TV landscape. But after the season six finale you might not even care. Either way here’s some quality LOST inspired art that can fill the void, and pay homage in a not too dorky way.

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