Thursday, August 15, 2013
This week's links. Enjoy.
The Pleasures of Reading Recipes
Via Bon Appétit: "To the active food imagination reading a recipe is almost as good as the thing itself. Bee Wilson at The New Yorker tracks how they can 'put us in a delightful trance' through a new book, A History of Food in 100 Recipes."
Small Is Beautiful
Inspiring Dwell slide show of tiny modern houses from all over the world.
A Giant Panoramic View of Tokyo
This panoramic view of Tokyo by photographer Jeffrey Martin is the second-largest photo ever. Wild.
Dr. Seuss, the Mad Hatter
Fascinating insight into the creative process of Dr. Seuss — when he got writer's block, he would go to a secret closet filled with hundreds of hats, try one on and imagine what kind of character would wear that hat as a way of figuring out what to put down on paper. Some of the hats are just wild.
Ron Burgundy Is Writing A Memoir
It's true! Random House is releasing the memoir Let Me Off at the Top! My Classy Life and Other Musings by the immortal anchorman Ron Burgundy, just in time for the new film. Stay classy!
The Sound of the Internet
Breaking Bad: The Museum
A new museum exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York has a new Breaking Bad collection, dedicated to the costumes, makeup, props, and other objects used to wordlessly communicate the interior world the of now-iconic chemistry teacher-turned-kingpin Walter White and his complexities. Follow the link to take a virtual tour with Wired Magazine.
Zucchini Noodles with Basil Balsamic Marinated Tomatoes
More than a few of my friends have gardens exploding with zucchini and tomatoes right now — this lovely recipe is a great way to enjoy the season's lovely produce.
(photo styled by marcus hay. via sfgirlbybay)