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Artist Vik Muniz uses thousands of torn scraps of paper to recreate classical, 19th-century paintings from the likes of Van Gogh, Manet, and Degas.


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Literary Consolation Prizes (for the NY Times Book Review)

by incidentalcomics:

Literary Consolation Prizes (for the NY Times Book Review)

Sleeve of the CDR master that the Arcade Fire sent to Merge for ‘Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)’ 7-inch, 2004.
Happy #Merge25 to all! Merge Records is the story of the indie label that got big and stayed small. It’s the story of what happens when the good guys win.

Sleeve of the CDR master that the Arcade Fire sent to Merge for ‘Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)’ 7-inch, 2004.

Happy #Merge25 to all! Merge Records is the story of the indie label that got big and stayed small. It’s the story of what happens when the good guys win.

Literature is born when something in life goes slightly adrift.
Simone de Beauvoir, Prime of Life. (via pecadosmortales)
Happy 25th anniversary to Merge Record — the label that made indie everything cool!
In honor of this awesomely awesome occasion, we’re releasing Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, told by founders Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance, in e-book for the first time!

Happy 25th anniversary to Merge Record — the label that made indie everything cool!

In honor of this awesomely awesome occasion, we’re releasing Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, told by founders Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance, in e-book for the first time!

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Julia Cameron on how to get out of your own way and unblock the “spiritual electricity” of creative flow – a timelessly wonderful read from 1992

Fear not, Americans! Here’s all you need to know to watch Le Tour de France

The Benefits of Failing at French
Sometimes the beauty really is in the struggle: In his piece in The New York Times, William Alexander, author of The $64 Tomato and the upcoming Flirting with French, takes us on his journey of *trying* to learn French and the benefits (yes, benefits) of failing.

The Benefits of Failing at French

Sometimes the beauty really is in the struggle: In his piece in The New York TimesWilliam Alexanderauthor of The $64 Tomato and the upcoming Flirting with French, takes us on his journey of *trying* to learn French and the benefits (yes, benefits) of failing.

Dazzling Beach Reads - Silver Sparrow