A rare conversation with the designer of just about everything in The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Over at The Millions, Christine Fischer Guy interviews Claire Cameron, author of The Bear, about the horrors of nature, damsels in distress, and giving in to instinct when writing in the voice of her five-year-old narrator.
NPR is streaming Mac DeMarco’s new album, Salad Days. Also, they remind the world that the gross young Montrealer once coined the term “jizz jazz.”
“Great fashion writing doesn’t reduce everything to what is for sale, what’s hot and not. Great fashion writing looks at clothing and the uses of clothing with the same amount of cultural reverence we give a Lars von Trier movie or the U.S. Open, as something that exists, and it asks why it exists, and how it fits into its larger culture.” Hazlitt contributor Haley Mlotek on The Very Necessary Death Of Vogue.
For some, prison is the first step towards rehabilitation. A redemptive process that involves education, opportunity, basic reading material. The UK government disagrees.
A Canadian man in Saskatoon, having recently returned from West Africa, is exhibiting symptoms of a “virus resembling Ebola,” cases of which have been reported throughout Guinea and Liberia. Ebola, as Leigh Cowart has helpfully pointed out, is perhaps our worst disease—even when it isn’t airborne.
Fear of flying, where does it come from?
“[The] terrible truth is that we had a profound, historical attraction to apocalypse. In the end, the only thing that could create the necessary traction in our minds was the intimate loss of the things we loved.” Zadie Smith on our changing weather and how it’s changing our seasons.
We don’t care what anyone says, this creepy dancing robot has human eyes.
Tennis star Andy Murray’s mom is being surprisingly mean to Yoko Ono on Twitter.