July, 2011

The Greatest Disappearing Act

Today’s article is brought to us from our friends at Flavorwire, where Caroline Stanley discusses the greatest disappearing act, the art of Liu Bolin. Beijing-based artist Liu Bolin is the master of blending in with the world around him — no matter what the environment. Which is ironic, considering as he explained to The Daily Mail last year, “The inspiration behind my work was a[…..]

Cover Art

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Within the past five years two all-male bands have covered the ire-raising, too-sweet-for-comfort single by The Crystals, “He Hit Me (And it Felt Like a Kiss).” Carole King and Gerry Goffin purportedly wrote the song after learning singer Little Eva had been beaten, multiple times, by her boyfriend, though Eva claimed the[…..]