- a hand-bound book of Japanese styled illustrations paying homage to nostalgic activities and toys. From artist Chet Phillips
"Barely a week goes by
without some old white man castigating the yoof
of today on the shallowness/stupidity/etc. of their taste in music, art and culture in general. It’s a narrative as old as culture itself — adults throwing up their hands in despair because Kids These Days just don’t get it.
" But, contrarily, "there’s a subset of music criticism
these days that seems to view the taste and aesthetic of teens (and teenage girls, in particular) as weirdly sacred. It’s a sort of creepy offshoot of poptimism
, one that starts from an unrealistically monolithic view of teen culture
— not all teens like Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus, after all — and is, in its own way, as deeply patronizing as claiming from on high that teens have no taste
." -- Flavorwire's Tom Hawking on Critical Assumptions about Teen Culture
"You live now, Adam Ant
, as you have lived many times throughout history, fighting evil wherever you may find it!"
Unbelievably ass kicking playlist
of french pop culture hits from the 60's. Featuring the ever zany Brigitte Bardot
, Jaques Dutronc
, France Gall
, Serge Gainsbourg
, and more.
is to the iconic saucer-eyed urchins
of the '60s as Salvador Dali is to Hickory Dickory Dock. His delicate palette, fine details and classical references offer compelling counterpoint to the deliciously disturbing imagery of les tykes terrible
in collections such as "Blood: Miniature Paintings of Sorrow & Fear"; "Bunnies and Bees: Paintings Created to Illustrate DIVINE TRUTH in Accordance with the Secret Principles of SCIENCE AND SOUL"; and "The Meat Show: Paintings about Childen, God, and USDA Grade A Beef". Plus, they're kids - with big eyes