Saturday, October 25, 2014

An Art Show That the Sitting President Found 'Repellent'

There were hundreds of paintings featured alongside other artifacts at the February 27th-March 15th, 1913 New York City event "International Exhibition of Modern Art," short-formed by a feverish public as "The Armory Show" because it was held in the 69th Regiment Armory. Among those paintings, one in particular stood out, helping power an event that is credited with showing today's museums and galleries the way.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Chicago's 'Best Looking Film' Moves On to Ohio

The award given to short film Red Luck at this spring's Chicago Underground Film Festival has an unusual name and an even more unusual statuette. For their efforts, writer-director Mike Olenick and cinematographer Barry Horschakt claimed the honor of "Best Looking Film" and a Kenneth Anger doll.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Have Beard, Will Field Job Inquiries

A few days ago on YouTube, user SRAWBRAH3 commented: 'Le Reddit army has arrived xD.' To which the owner of the posted video, Mitchell Reilly Pictures, replied: 'Le Reddit army is a beautiful thing...'

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Of Wine and Men

It's an unusual name for a wine. Bottled in 2009, the vintage from Steinbeck Vineyards & Winery in Paso Robles, California is called The Crash and goes for $43 a bottle.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Daniel Suelo Leads Eccentrics Chronicler Into the Utah Wild

It's impossible not to think of Into the Wild's Christopher McCandless when considering the similarly bold life choice made by Daniel Suelo. As a new feature documentary is about to remind, Suelo in 2002 chose Utah as his moneyless-existence destination and has mercifully been more fortunate when it comes to the consumption of exotic wilderness food.