April 12, 2014

Pantone skin color

Pantone's color spectrum of human skin tones.

April 8, 2014

Shake your head, wait for something to appear

Shake your head for something to appear!


Via 9gag.

April 3, 2014

Scarlett Johansson, Under the Skin, Unstoppable

ANTHONY LANE's New Yorker's Scarlett Johansson, Unstoppable before and after Under the Skin.

Robert Downey Jr. drinks her in and says, "I want one"--the best line in any Marvel picture, telling us everything about Iron Man, the superhero so blasé that his only option is to buy, or build, enough toys to perk him up. Most of the characters are no better than playthings, anyway. But not her.

April 1, 2014

Explainers explained, by 'less stupid' Awl.

The Awl's eleven questions about explainer journalism.

March 26, 2014

Garment Center, not the Fashion District

Correction: December 8, 2013

An article last Sunday about a revival of American-made clothing at the high end of the market misstated the name of events that Nanette Lepore, a New York fashion designer, has helped to organize. They are "Save the Garment Center" rallies, not "Save the Fashion District."