The sun is shining
, so it hardly seems to matter that blogger has eaten two days worth of links. You missed a nice digression on earthquakes and aerial photography, though.
Architecture. When did Detroit lose it's feel for modern architecture
? The city is not only the birthplace of the modern auto industry, but it had the modernist industrial architecture to go with it. See especially the work of Eero Saarinen
and Albert Kahn
. Also, visit the RIBA's
architectural photography archive
. Wouldn't it be nice if this was all on-line?
Cooking for losers
. Lots of white bread. The Dauphine Electric
, a retro-fitted Renault that manages to avoid the Bladerunner
/Back to the Future
cobbled together aesthetic favoured by prop builders. (an aside: a product placement
list from BTTF
- one of the earliest, and most successful, exponents of the 'art').
Read Krystal Chang's Animate Objects