The Day Britain Stopped
tells the story of what might happen if the 'integrated' transport system in the UK fails. On BBC Two last night, it made for shocking viewing and would doubtless have caused some people to question the idea of leaving the house, let alone getting on a plane to go anywhere. You can watch the full ninety minute programme online by following the link above if you've got the time and the Real One
posted by feelinglistless
on May 14, 2003 -
Subway Passengers: Underground Portraits From Ten Cities António Jorge Gonçalves
rides the subway and sketches whoever happens to sit in front of him, from New York to Lisbon to Tokyo. I find his drawings interesting because there's nothing studied or selective about them. You feel you've already seen these people. Mathowie
recently linked to another Portuguese artist's drawings - Jorge Colombo
, who designed O Independente
with me, the newspaper I founded and edited in 1987. It's a small consolation for a small country like mine that urban sketches by fellow citizens are, as of now, practically a staple here on MetaFilter...[Flash required; download may be slow for dial-ups at busy times and, whatever you do, don't hit your browser's Back button - use only the one provided.
posted by MiguelCardoso
on Apr 11, 2002 -
I don't take public transportaion but this is one compilation
I am going to be playing in the car on my way to work. I hope this original idea gets off the ground. I am actually willing to shell out a few pounds/dollars/yen/pesos/patacons
/rubles etc. for the CD.
posted by HoldenCaulfield
on Sep 9, 2001 -