Hilton Als on his interest in the work of Celia Paul: http://nyr.kr/1nSSCmx
“For days, I walked around London—a new, diverse city filled with money and new buildings going up—looking at it all as though it were a Paul painting. I saw the street cracks and darkness and figures moving like shadows in front of car lights and brightly lit restaurant windows as though I knew them because they were as real as the figments of Paul’s ambition and imagination.”
Above: “Self-Portrait” (2013)
Kids with pets more likely to avoid meat
Having pets can encourage empathy for animals in children, making ‘it harder to eat animals,’ according to new research.
One of the best cosplays at this year’s Comic-Con. [via]
From the series: Photographic File of the Paris Bureau of the New York Times, compiled ca. 1900 - ca. 1950. Records of the U.S. Information Agency, 1900 - 2003
According to the date, this photo was taken just 1 day after the pioneering aviatrix’s 32nd birthday (born July 24, 1897).
New Ad Campaign Blasts U.S. Chamber’s ‘Desperate’ Attempts to Kill Clean Power Plan
The $250,000 “Desperate” campaign blasts the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its allies’ attempts to kill the Environmental Protection Agency’s emissions proposal in advance of next week’s public hearings in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Denver and Washington D.C.