Archive for January, 2008

28
Jan
The gems of Soviet animation

Soviet animation was in a way unique. There were lots of extremely weird cartoons which, i think, left a heavy impact on the psyche of the growing generation. Take “Hedgehog in the Fog“, for example – there’s no single way of interpreting of this creation. Apparently, it won the “â„–1 Animated film of all the […]

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25
Jan
The punishments of China – illustrated.

Found these a couple of days ago, very interesting It’s a book from NYPL digital gallery – The punishments of China : illustrated by twenty-two engravings : with explanations in English and French, dated 1804. Here are some pictures, please go to the original site for more. Torturing the fingers Punishment of the wooden collar […]

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24
Jan
Happy birthday Klaus Nomi !

Today is the birthday of Klaus Nomi, one of my favorite artists. Klaus Nomi had an outstanding vocal range and was a pioneer of the new wave/gothic movement. He was a German singer, living in New York city, where he was discovered, and became a sensation instantaneously. Klaus Nomi was one of the most bizarre […]

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23
Jan
The burden of Tech Support

Yesterday, when i couldn’t take it any more, i finally had a wonderful encounter with the my ISP’s tech support, and got to find out what sits on the other end of the phone (i hate phones in general, and talking on the phone is a big pain for me, so that was a pretty […]

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