In his quest to seek out the cool stuff, our blogger Jeremy Freed discovers a book of vintage photos, which provides a unique visual of Halloweens of the past and has an interesting connection to a British musician.
Despite the fact that they’re expensive, heavy and utterly impractical, I have a thing for art books (or coffee table books, as they’re often called) and have a fairly good — and rapidly growing collection of them. I’m not looking forward to moving with them, but I’ll deal with that when I have to (and [...]
A quick primer in memory: “The Cosby Sweater, a brightly-colored, boldly patterned knit top favored by Bill Cosby on his classic TV show.” As the saying goes, “If you don’t know, now you know…” I bring it up because of a fabulous blog I’ve recently discovered called “The Cosby Sweater Project,” which has taken up [...]
My earliest memories of even thinking I might be depressed were met with warnings by my mother that if I ever dare seek professional help for depression, even as a kid, my employers would one day find out and fire me. It did bother me that being depressed-but-employed versus happy-and-unemployed was the better of the [...]