Amazing Then And Now Photos Merge London’s Ghosts Of Christmas Past

Father Christmas arrives at the Arding and Hobbs store on Nov. 2, 1926 in Clapham Junction, London.

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Christmas can be a wonderful time of year for friends and family, but have the modern trappings removed some of the magic from the holiday season?

Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid combed through the photo service’s archives and digitally combined iconic pictures of Christmas in London throughout history with recent photographs from the city. The results are delightfully eerie and a pleasant reminder that, despite how much society may change, some traditions stay the same. Continue reading

Jamie Hannigan Makes Detailed Paper Sculptures Only Using The Pages Of A Book, Usually Depicting An Element Of The Story

Game of Thrones – The Iron Throne

According to Jamie Hannigan: “Perhaps I’m just easily fascinated, but I often see magic and wonder in things that others might consider mundane. I’m a very imaginative person, and as a child I often created fictional narratives to go along with places or objects.

My inspiration comes from all over. Sometimes I’m really into nature, like toadstools and mushrooms. Sometimes I’m really into man-made things, like ships. Sometimes I’m really into concepts and themes, like astrology or mythology. Continue reading

Dark comic strips that will leave you guilty for laughing

Since its first strip came out in 20017, The Perry Bible Fellowship has been tickling people’s funny bones with its dark sense of humor. A lot of its content, however, is so morbid that it can leave you feeling guilty. But that’s just what makes the newspaper comic strip unique from all of its other competitors.

Nicholas Gurewitch, the creator of The Perry Bible Fellowship, drew the first content for the Syracuse University newspaper called The Daily Orange. He explains his storytelling style as “the clarity of obscurity” which also bravely tackles a lot of taboo topics such as religion, violence, death, and sexuality. When asked how he looks at his work, he admits that “it shows the idealism of my Dad colliding with the realism of my Mom. Or, I see the idealism of my Mom colliding with the realism of my Dad. The idea of the ‘real’ colliding with the ‘ideal’ has been suggested to me by many artists.” Continue reading

New Posters from Landland

The ever-busy duo at Landland put four new posters up in their shop. Information on each is below. Visit their shop.

Andrew Bird (Salt Lake City)

18″ x 24″ Screenprint, Edition of 75, $25:

Landland

“The Bakekujira” (Standard Edition)

18″ x 24″ Screenprint, Edition of 100, $35:

Landland

Ween (Moorhead)

18″ x 24″ Screenprint, Edition of 50, $50:

Landland

Traveler’s Rest

18″ x 24″ Screenprint, Edition of 730, $40:

Landland

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