The lost art of paste-up: Bryony Dalefield of the London Review of Books demonstrates the meticulous manual process from the days when it involved literal cutting and pasting with cow gum. I remember my father doing the same when I was small.
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December 2017’s issue of the Font of the Month club is a stylish uncial-inspired typeface called Klooster.Noted by .
Tampopo (1985) is a Japanese film about a ramen shop that was something of a cult movie amongst my friends in our student days. Here‘s an early scene were a young Ken Watanabe gets taught the correct way to eat ramen.
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Kids on the Slope is a an anime series (adapting a manga by Yuki Kodama) about teenagers in a jazz quartet in 1960s Japan. A coming-of-age story in a more realistic style than we‘re used to from anime, with fantastic music by Yoko Kanno (Cowboy Bebop).Noted by .
Really neat hand-wired Preonic keyboard, with link to build log.Noted by .
‘Green Ice’ by Adina: Bertie Wooster tells the story of the theft of the Attenborough Emeralds
To find the minuscule but magnificent fungi and Myxomycetes that she shares on @marin_mushrooms, Pollack drops down to hands and knees with a magnifying glass.
A tool for experimenting with the proposed CSS color-mod functions. I find it useful even without browser support: I enter a CSS colour, fiddle with knobs like alpha and lightness, and see the resulting colour in CSS format I can copy in to a stylesheet.Noted by .
Samuel R. Delaney's on-point 1977 review of Star Wars. (Via Lee Brimmicombe-Wood on FaceBook.)