The Preatures - Is This How You Feel? (Official) - YouTube -
Obsession of the last/next five minutes.
Most of the twenty stories that Mr. Sutter proposed are the kinds of unsexy public interest journalism more likely found on PBS than CNN: places in the U.S. where no one has has Internet or toilet paper, countries wracked by polio and leprosy, the effects of extreme poverty on children. Mr. Sutter hopes that the audience’s engagement with the story—they chose it, after all—will lead people to get involved and work for change. —
New York Observer on Change the List (via cnnchangethelist)
my colleague and pal john sutter is asking viewers to vote on the five untold social justice stories he’ll cover this year. do it!(via rachelanna)
“Dewey-Hagborg […] extracts DNA from each piece of evidence she collects and enters this data into a computer program, which churns out a model of the face of the person who left the hair, fingernail, cigarette or gum behind. […] From those facial models, she then produces actual sculptures using a 3D printer.”
Creepy or Cool? Portraits Derived From the DNA in Hair and Gum Found in Public Places | Collage of Arts and Sciences
Reminds me a tiny bit of that weird moment in “Birth of a Nation” when the killer is revealed based on the image burned on the victim’s eyeball.
aesthetics of joy: Artful sweets: Rothko cookies by Mimi O Chun.
Anthony Bourdain: K-TOWN -
“What, exactly, is ‘parts unknown’ about Los Angeles?”
It’s a fair question that cuts right to the heart of what we’re trying to do.
Of all the locations on earth, Los Angeles has probably appeared on film or tape or memory card more than any other. In fact, making Southern California look…
We took a really weird prop plane in Congo, because Congo has something like the worst commercial aviation safety record on the planet. Planes go down all the time, it’s really bad there. When we were trying to get from Kisangani back to Goma, we had three options: a commercial plane, a private plane, or drive. Driving was not going to work, because it takes four days through all kinds of rebel-controlled areas. And our fixer, Dan McCabe, who’s a documentary filmmaker working in the Congo, asked us: “Do you want to be in a Boeing going 500 miles an hour when you crash, or a bush plane going 75?” So we chose the bush plane. —
-ZPZ / Parts Unknown Producer Tom Vitale on what it’s like following Tony Bourdain to some of the most precarious places around the world.
Read Tom’s full behind-the-scenes interview with Bon Apetit here.
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Only three days til Sunday. Get excited, people.