Thanks so much to all of our contestants for making this so much fun. We wish we had a camera and a pack of film for each of you, but for now we’ve just got one to give out. And thanks to the kind folks on Twitter and Facebook who helped us spread the word. [...]
In a room of hard angles Despair takes a creeping step And by the softly sounding fountain Nihil wanders aimlessly yet Romance sleeps and mutters and Greed hoards fallen leaves And motionless upon the stairs Death is waiting silently. —————————– The tendrils of words burning like incense Breathe deep, exhale – as the smoke leaves [...]
Illustration by David Sankey George MacDonald was a 19th-Century poet, author, and minister whose style and catalog profoundly influenced Lewis Carroll, G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis (in literature and theology alike), J.R.R. Tolkien and more. Born in Scotland, his career as a preacher was perceptibly unsuccessful due in large part to his rejection of Calvinist doctrine. [...]
We’re giving away a Polaroid OneStep 600 Flash Camera PLUS one pack of PX600 Silver Shade / First Flush film from The Impossible Project to get you started. Learn more about the film and The Impossible Project at their website. You can purchase additional film through the online store, or, in person if you’re near one [...]
Camera: Polaroid SX70 Land Camera Model 2 with ND Filter Film: PX680 ColorShade by ImpossibleUSA See this previous entry for more on PX680 Film and The Impossible Project.
Friday night, Beirut played a generous, brass-happy set to a sellout crowd in Montclair, New Jersey. Lady Lamb the Beekeeper (Aly Spaltro) opened, and hushed the crowd with a long-winded but captivating opening number (Up In The Rafters/Bird Balloons from her latest, Mammoth Swoon), the first movement of which was strictly vocal. The strength of [...]
The Fir Coat announces the launch of it’s first book club: The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O’Connor. Yippee!
the sunlight filters down through the trees and the stillness at the heart of it will not change despite all i could and can do the screen of skin and bone conceals me if you could but rip me down to shreds you would know what it is i am the arching steps i ascend [...]