Friday, July 23, 2010

A Few Links from the New York Times.

When I recently moved into my new apartment, I was incredibly lucky to receive an amazing housewarming gift from my parents: a subscription to the Sunday edition of the New York Times. I try to read as much as possible and soak it all in on Sunday, but it does tend to pile up on the coffee table and I end up reading various sections later on in the week.

So here's a few recent links from the New York Times:

This piece from the book review offers an excellent analysis on how multimedia and multitasking are affecting our way of life.

Here's a fashion feature on people who challenge themselves to wear only six items of clothing for a month.

If I could pick a place to travel, I'd certainly want to spend more than 36 Hours in Florence. Still, this whirlwind trip looks like a fabulous vacation.


I took this picture on a trip to Florence!

Friday, July 16, 2010

A Few Links to Summon The Weekend.

After being sick for a week and a half, I'm finally back to posting a few links to get the weekend started.

I'm looking forward to checking out awesome art thanks to free admission at tons of San Francisco museums this weekend...

Here's the trailer for the highly anticipated film Howl, which covers Allen Ginsberg's obscenity trial over one of the best poems of the 20th century.

Finally, for all you bacon lovers out there, here is a creation to whet your appetite: a burger made of ground bacon. I'm torn between loving it and hating it, but you have to admit that it's creative.