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    The 10 Most Significant Artistic and Philosophical Influences to Stanley Kubrick

    The 10 Most Significant Artistic and Philosophical Influences to Stanley Kubrick

    Everyone has to start somewhere. Geniuses are not born with knowledge, but come to it by their ability to absorb, retain, and apply that which they learned. We all know…

    Scientists Discover That James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake Has an Amazingly Mathematical “Multifractal” Structure

    Scientists Discover That James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake Has an Amazingly Mathematical “Multifractal” Structure

    It has long been thought that the so-called “Golden Ratio” described in Euclid’sElements has “implications for numerous natural phenomena… from the leaf and seed arrangements of plants” and “from the…

    Paris, Texas (1984)

    Paris, Texas (1984)

    We’ll always have Paris Just the other day someone asked me what’s my favorite movie. It’s never an easy question to answer, my claim can change from day to day,…

    Classic albums represented as vintage Penguin paperbacks

    Classic albums represented as vintage Penguin paperbacks

    I’ve collected Penguin paperbacks for years; I’ve always been drawn to the groovy mid-century aesthetic of the covers from the pre-1980 era (actually pre-1970 for the really good stuff), with…

    Revolver turns fifty: It’s the Beatles’ best album and I’ll fight you over that fact.

    Revolver turns fifty: It’s the Beatles’ best album and I’ll fight you over that fact.

    Which is more overrated: Sgt. Pepper’s or The White Album? Okay yes but hear me out. First of all Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is a masterpiece. It’s a…

    First look: inside the Switch House – Tate Modern’s power pyramid

    First look: inside the Switch House – Tate Modern’s power pyramid

    Among the shafts of luxury flats sprouting up along the south bank of the Thames, from Battersea to Bermondsey, there is one new tower unlike the others. It is made…