Posts Tagged ‘ Reading ’

The Only Time You Should Judge A Book By Its Cover.


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A series of paperback book covers for Penguin’s science fiction imprint, ‘Penguin Worlds’ was published in the UK, in September of 2016.  The series aims to republish classic sci-fi titles with new covers designed by La Boca that have one foot in the past, and one foot in the future.  Check the method.
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Each book is accompanied by an animated pack-shot for online use.

J.Lo vs. Sir Mix Alot?


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In a playful PSA, Jennifer Lopez owns “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot, encouraging women all around the world to love their own butts.

Praise Be… Here Is ‘The Book Of Yeezus’. (A Bible For The Modern Day)


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Praise be…

Each generation champions a superstar, so consistently relevant that they come to accompany that generation through its evolution, being a part of and ultimately shaping its identity. Such past icons have been the likes of Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, or Michael Jackson. For this generation, Generation Y, Kanye West is not only its greatest spectacle, but in some senses, a spiritual figure.

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From the authors:

“We are here to spread a doctrine. Well, a pseudo-doctrine. We ask you to use your pulpit for Good.”

A few months ago, my brothers and I embarked on a creative journey that began with a “What If?”:

What if the Bible, the most singularly significant publication in the ancient canon of Western tradition, were updated to reflect our modern society? What would it look like? What we came up with was an interventionist art, coffee-table novelty, that will appeal to both Kanye fans everywhere and those made curious by this enormous cultural phenomenon.

At it’s simplest, it is the book of Genesis, modified to feature “Kanye” or “Yeezus” in the place of God or Y—A. “In the beginning Kanye created the heaven and the earth… And Kanye said, Let there be light: and there was light.”

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In a sense, Kanye’s awesome and orchestrated spectacle is truly a religious experience. In a foreword, we explore our consumerist, quick-fix, and information-culture, and celebrate Kanye and the outsized significance he plays in our lives. All of this, bound in a black, hard-cover gold-leaf imprinted book.

This book wasn’t made to make fun at Kanye, nor to represent an undying devotion for him. Book of Yeezus is simply an exposition. It’s adding an original twist to something ancient and important in order to capture new meaning. We are trying to cast our spotlight towards the way cultural icons have come to be the contemporary spiritual figures in our information culture.

Book of Yeezus was put together by three entrepreneurial brothers with a special interest in mass-society and its effects on our worldview and imagination.

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(Disclaimer: Authors are not affiliated with Mr. Kanye West himself, or the original authors of the Bible.)

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Good and Bad Habits of Smart People


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Franco Clooney Hyper Realistic Art Work


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The author of the following graphic art is Franco Clooney and he is 50 years old. The talented Italian artist likes to draw graphite, forgetting about other types of art. Franco did not study art, and all that he knows, he learned from his own experience and reading some books. Take a look at his art works since they are simply phenomenal hyper realistic and gorgeous.

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Dark Knight Bookshelves


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The Dark Knight Bookshelves may be a good addition to your home furnishings. It would probably be the most bat-tastic thing in your batman collection.

All You Need To Know About Graffiti.


Graffiti is often misunderstood, and it is difficult for a graffiti writer to explain what he feels about it. Writer Benoit Ollive decided to do something a bit more interesting when asked to write about it.

I have been asked by a book publisher to write few pages to explain to teenagers how to practice graffiti. After hours and hours I came to the conclusion there was nothing to teach about it except providing the tool to do it. The new generation needs to discover it by practising it instead of reading lessons. Rather than a long sterile speech debating on the good or bad vertues I created my own book to share my point of view through a conceptual message.