My latest for Open Culture is on the BBC Sound Effects Library.
Category: Open Culture
Charles Darwin’s Kids’ Drawings: Oh those tykes!
My latest for Open Culture is about the Smithsonian’s collection of Charles Darwin’s writings, many of which survived because he gave it to his kids to draw on.
American Sign Language and rap music
My recent post for Open Culture is about the viral video of Eminem performed in ASL (American Sign Language) and the subculture of ASL music videos.
Emory Douglas, artist of the Black Panthers
My latest for Open Culture is on this lovely doc about Emory Douglas, who was responsible for the distinctive propaganda for the Black Panthers.
Chris Burden’s “Shoot,” and dangerous art
My latest for Open Culture is about performance artist Chris Burden and his 1971 piece “Shoot,” where a friend shot him with a rifle.
Free Film Noir course, free films to watch
My latest for Open Culture is about Turner Classic Movies offering a course on film noir through the summer and links to watch your coursework online. Free films!
Twin Peaks title sequence, animated in paper
My latest for Open Culture is about animator Matthew Fuller’s paper animation version of the famous Twin Peaks title sequence. Adorbs.
Romantic poet inspired video game? Holy Keats!
Here’s my latest post for Open Culture, on a video game that’s supposed to help people write stories. Inspired by Romantic Poets like Keats, Lord Byron, and Shelley, it looks lovely at least.
A beautiful, zoomable old timeline of history
A story I wrote for Open Culture on Sebastian C. Adams’ timeline of history.