W.C. Heinz’s “Death of a Racehorse” owes none of its fame to nostalgia. Written in one hour, in one draft, on a manual typewriter, on deadline, the 1949 classic is hailed by many in the industry as quite possibly the perfect story. Jeff MacGregor called it “the Gettysburg Address sportswriting. A run of words so slender and moving that nothing can be added or taken from it.”
It would be neat if you could decide what movie to watch based on its colour palette.
Here is the color palette of The Graduate. In other words, “every frame in a movie compressed into a line, giving an idea of the colour palette used by the filmmakers.”
We’ve got an interview coming up this week with Dustin Hoffman. He’ll talk a bit about The Graduate, but not about its color palette. Which is why we thought it urgent and important to share with you here.
via Design Observer
I was alerted to the fact that this exists yesterday: Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas. Early Henson holiday classic - highly recommend.
Singer Carla Morrison has already enchanted audiences in her native Mexico with her sweet, timeless voice and unabashedly lovelorn lyrics. Watch her give a special performance at The High Line, an elevated park in New York City.
Everything about this is so pretty.
Below the cut is a collection of screencaps taken from the series that show off the furnishings and details of 221B Baker Street, compiled to help a follower in zir task of home-decorating, domestic flatmate style.
I’m finding the set decor for this apartment to be mesmerizing. You can only fully appreciate the wallpaper and colours by watching the series. Dream place!