Yep, it’s free comic book day. Go to freecomicbookday.com to find out where you can grab your free comic.
A short film by Fritz Schumann.
Ayano Tsukimi (64) is living in Nagoro, a village in eastern Iya on Shikoku, one of the four main islands of Japan. Not many people are still living there. For those who die or move away, Ayano Tsukimi is making lifesized dolls in their liking and puts them in places that were important to them. The dolls are scattered around the whole valley.
A 3D printing pen designed by Ismail Baran, Anton Suvorov, and Delphine Eloise Wood of U.K. startup LIX, brings your words and drawings to life–literally. You must admit–it’s pretty amazing. And if you want one of these draw-whatever-and-make-it-real pens, I would suggest first going to support their Kickstarter.
From Saturday mornings and cereal to brunch and bottomless mimosas– we’re grown now.
Thank Scott Bradlee for the cover–he’s the one on the keys.
(Via New York Times)
For National Poetry Month, The New York Times asked readers to write haiku about the city: three lines of five, seven and five syllables. The response — more than 2,800 submissions in 10 days — was as impressive, and as exhausting, as the city itself. Writers were asked to stick to six subjects: the island, strangers, solitude, commuting, 6 a.m. and kindness. Beyond that, poems could be fashioned from whatever inspiration the five boroughs provided.
STRANGERSEvery single day
We walk past each other but
I’ll never know you