Monday, December 20, 2010

1,500 Posts

We haven't been as frequent with our postings the last few months, but we hope you enjoy what you see.

This is our 1,500th posting since early 2007. That's a lot of copyright violation.

We celebrate with our all-time favorite subject:

Audrey Hepburn.

Props to contributor-reader Jonathan for sharing this with us.

See you in January!

Monday, December 13, 2010

Not Economizing on Eyebrows

We were reading The Economist, because we're so effing smart, and we said aloud, to nobody in particular, "Wha?!?!?" when we saw this.

It's a young Cuban woman, who is featured in the magazine for some reason we cannot remember.

But you certainly know why she is featured here.

Monday, December 6, 2010

The Legacy of Carlo Mollino

One of the by-products of blogging just once a week (instead of every day) is that the focus moves from quantity toward quality. We hope that, while the number of eyebrows and related body parts might be lower overall, the particular choices are more...appreciated. Or noteworthy. Or enjoyable.

We spent a long time this morning reading about the legacy of Italian designer Carlo Mollino. He was diversely talented, with a career spanning architecture, furniture design (the chairs in the photos here are of his creation), photography, and literature. A New York Times article gives some background, but we suggest doing a Google image search for his name and just sitting back and enjoying what crops up.

Meanwhile, we'll be sitting back and enjoying these Italian eyebrows of the 1950s, which Signore Mollino photographed with his unique chairs...