Pulpcovers.com via the always interesting Warren Ellis.
Post Category → Archaeology
Henrique Alvim Corrêa
Henrique Alvim Corrêa’s Illustrations for the 1906 French translation of The War of the Worlds at Public Domain Review
John Albert Bauer (1882-1918) was a Swedish painter, and illustrator. He was known for his depictions of Swedish folklore, and landscapes.
YTMND is back
YTMND is back!! Sound the trumpets! Revived and rebuilt for modern browsers.
This is the cure for 2020.
This Twitter thread on how Triscuits got their name is brilliant. Its a sterling example of using the internet, specifically Twitter, for good. Bravo!
via the mighty Garbage Day newsletter.
Apparently this spawned something.
View-Master World showcases the images from old View-Master packets. They are just as wonderful as I remember.
Medieval hurdy-gurdy music is amazing
Lost Voices of Hagia Sofia
The sound of 500 year old choral music in the Hagia Sofia.
“Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia” is the first vocal album in the world to be recorded entirely in live virtual acoustics. It brings together art history, music history, performance, and technology to re-create medieval sacred sound in the cathedral of Hagia Sophia as an aural virtual reality.“
Found via this excellent write-up by Kottke.
An amazing meme with an ensuing education on blades. Yet another example of the comments used for lawful good on Tumblr. I’m not naive enough to think there aren’t toxic shitheads out there in the Tumblerverse, but I’ve managed to miss them so far and it feels nice.
Spider-verse Easter Egg
It was right there, in front of my face, the whole damn time.