Monday, May 11, 2009

Dialogue or Fight

What I love about Banksy is how his art always shows the push-pull. There are no winners and no losers; ideas are in conversation. War and innocence. Privacy and surveillance. Beauty and anger.

Food and pets.

This is probably one of the coolest art installations ever. On a personal level, I'm trying not to eat meat more than once or twice a week. It's about being green, reducing carbon emissions, resisting a heart attack, eating more vegetables, grains and beans, urban homesteading, knowing what's in my food, saving money, and a bunch of other ideas that have been floating around in my brain.

Now it's also about not eating pets.


Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Fashion Blogs

This morning I was reading The Cut, and in a post on MObama wearing the Tracy Feith dress that she wore a couple months ago out in public for a second time (BRAVO!) a commenter said, "who cares what she's wearing.... seriously."


You're reading a fashion blog. Fashion blogs are about what people are wearing. People who read fashion blogs... wait for it... care what people are wearing!

Which is only just a funny story lead-in to a blog post expressing my gratitude for fashion bloggers. Some of the great blogs about other people's fashion (like famous fashion) include:
The Cut
The Budget Fashionista
Go Fug Yourself
The Sartorialist
The Clothes That Got Me Laid

The coolest by far are blogs about people's own fashion. It is so easy to be critical, witty, and chatty about other people's fashion. But it's brave to post about your own wardrobe. And it makes sense. People who care about fashion often have great fashion. I wish EVERYONE posted what they were wearing. So cheers to these blogs especially:
Annie Spandex
Ink and Leather