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Pandemic Playlist

And now it turns out the virus is putting songs like R.E.M.’s It’s the End of the World As We Know It on charts. We hadn’t thought about it — it’s [...]

Accidental Renaissance

Apparently started by Guardian journalist Ben Beaumont-Thomas, when he simply pointed out how some of the best photos around resembled classic Italian paintings, the [...]

Strange Design

For as long as he can remember, Alessio Franceschetto always liked to draw. Designing came naturally to the graphic designer, and after dropping out of college, he started a [...]

Apple

It’s the fruit par excellence, since Adam and Eve. The fruit of original sin, the poisoned one eaten by Snow White, the falling one which inspired Isaac Newton about [...]

Tomato

Since its introduction to the European-colonized world, during the 16th century, by the Spanish who encountered it from the contact with the Aztec during their colonization [...]

Abbey Road

It’s one of the most crossed roads in the world, basically since August 8, 1969, the day Iain Macmillan took the world famous cover photo for the Beatles’ Abbey [...]

The Beatles Rockband

And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make Commissioned by art director Ryan Lesser, project lead Josh Randall and producer Pete Maguire at Harmonix/MTV [...]

Off the Mark

The day Mark Parisi ran into Charles Schulz’ comic strip Peanuts, he immediately wanted to recreate it. Then he started to copy comic strips out of newspapers. [...]

Magick

When they woke up, the Virgin Guardian of the Sangraal beat on a gong and proclaimed the Law: “Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law”, and everyone, [...]

A bunch of kooks

On the morning of August 8, 1969, a policeman held traffic outside the recording studio at 3 Abbey Road, in London, so photographer Iain Macmillan could get the iconic shot [...]