Category Archives: Video

Formula One Legends: Jim Clark

There were few things I craved more as a child than speed, competition, and a sense of ever-present danger.  Incidentally, none of those desires have devolved much in the time since, having found but different avenues of exploration. Bike crashes … Continue reading

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Supercharged: Grand Prix Cars 1924-1939

This is a short film (50 minutes) highlighting the technological development of Grand Prix cars from 1924 to the beginning of the Second World War.  Any interest in motor sports will be livened by this. Heads up: some accidents shown … Continue reading

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“Dear Son,…”

I considered keeping this for myself, but it’s too pretty to smother with my selfishness. A bit about the designer, from Kaufmann Mercantile, where I discovered it: Artist and designer Stephen Kenn moved from his native Canada to pursue a … Continue reading

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Veneficium! or, Who Gets The House?

The Code of Hammurabi (18th c. BC) prescribes for sorcery that the person on whom the spell was cast should be made to walk into the river.  Should the river consume him and thus find him guilty, the man who … Continue reading

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“Utopia sounds great…but I would f***ing hate it.”

There is little known about this video, aside from it being a Levi’s Concept Designs production. What is known is that it is beautifully well-done and worth a few minutes. “Things that don’t change, die. That’s a part of life…” … Continue reading

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