“Brian Duffy together with David Bailey and Terence Donovan is recognized as one of the innovators of “documentary” fashion photography, a style which revolutionized fashion imagery and furthermore the fashion industry. So influential were their images that in 1962 the Sunday Times dubbed Duffy, Bailey & Donovan the “Terrible Trio” and Norman Parkinson further added to their notoriety by naming them “The Black Trinity”. Together they dominated the London photographic scene, constantly pushing each other to new heights. Even socially they would spend many hours together talking, living and breathing photography.”
A map showing the number of Metal bands per 100,000 people in the world.
Before There Was Internet Porn, There Was This Guy by Daniel Edward Rosen
The sorry, sordid life (and afterlife) of Leisure Suit Larry
The ever-evolving snow business.
Directed by Ewen Spencer
Reminiscing on the golden days of garage with MC Creed and Mike ‘Ruff Cut’ Lloyd.
Papers, Please is a computer game where you get to play out that fantasy you’ve always had about working in customs/immigration.
The communist state of Arstotzka has ended a 6-year war with neighboring Kolechia and reclaimed its rightful half of the border town, Grestin.
Your job as immigration inspector is to control the flow of people entering the Arstotzkan side of Grestin from Kolechia. Among the throngs of immigrants and visitors looking for work are hidden smugglers, spies, and terrorists. Using only the documents provided by travelers and the Ministry of Admission’s primitive inspect, search, and fingerprint systems you must decide who can enter Arstotzka and who will be turned away or arrested.
A photo series by Magda Biernat about Taiwan’s scantily-clad hustlers and the glass boxes they work out of.
Doomed Love at the Taco Stand by Hunter S. Thompson
TIME asked HUNTER S. THOMPSON, a former copyboy here who went on to an even more exciting career as a gonzo journalist, to report from the set of the movie being made of his 1971 book, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, in which Johnny Depp plays Thompson and the author appears in a cameo role. Thompson, who this year published a volume of collected letters called The Proud Highway, ended up taking Depp’s car and checkbook on a romantic adventure. Fasten your seat belts…
4,000 + photos by Larry Clark from 1992 until 2010, all cleanly stacked in a wooden box under the watchful eye of gallery owner Leo Fitzpatrick. If you find one you like, pay $100 and it’s yours. A must see show on Lower East Side, open through January 10th at 208 Forsyth Street.
(note: some photos are explicit)
The cold hard facts of freezing to death
The New York-based Satanic Temple designed a 7-foot-tall statue of Satan to be placed at the Oklahoma state Capitol, right next to a Ten Commandments monument installed back in 2012. Not just a landmark, the “statue will also have a functional purpose as a chair where people of all ages may sit on the lap of Satan for inspiration and contemplation.”