At the start, I was a very poor spy. I lost my first partner to a vampiress. But then, Spurgeon Fount was an awkward man. He had Napoleon’s stature but not his confidence, and like […]
Swiss artist Isis Sangaré creates dreamy demigods and dark angels of wisdom and horror, similar to the Angelarium of Pete Mohrbacher but with a noticeably darker edge. Find more by the artist on her ArtStation […]
Much of the media we consume is self-consciously mythic, which doesn’t necessarily mean it has swords and wizards, although obviously some of it does. It means it fills the role of myth. Back before culture […]
There is a kind of conformity of vision in cognitive nonconformity, which I have pointed out before. It has always suggested to me that, although the content of these people’s beliefs couldn’t be more divergent, […]
This is a video of President Nixon giving a speech he never made. The speech itself is real. It was prepared in advance of the 1969 moon landing should something go wrong. The MIT Center […]
Digital artist Michael Black’s renders feature an insane amount of detail. Be sure to click on these to enlarge, and to visit Mr. Black’s ArtStation page.
“I hate being in the city.” Nio made a beeline for the coffee stand, which had a short line. “Why can’t we stay somewhere else?” Quinn followed. “Not feeling any better, I see.” “Meaning?” “Nothing, […]
Jeff McAteer’s fantastic characters manage to be completely fantastical while at the same time look utterly real — as if he had rendered the contents of cartoons like Ben10 or any number of comics into […]