As the pioneer of ambient music, Brian Eno’s experimental music style over the past three decades has made him one of the most influential producers and artists. From David Bowie to Coldplay […]
Interview with Martin Gore
Marc Spitz:As Depeche Mode’s primary songwriter, you spend a lot of time in the studio trying to perfect each piece of music. Isn’t the idea of a remix antithetical to that, since […]
Iran’s lady footballers: Let them play!
Football is the great global game: the closest thing we have to a connective cultural tissue that binds our species across national and cultural borders. But only in a world so upside […]
Chinese businessman takes horse to work to avoid traffic
He Yanqing, a successful property entrepreneur with a fleet of cars in his garage at home worth several hundred thousand pounds, said he’d opted for four legs over four wheels because of […]
Alec Baldwin the new mayor of New York City?
Alec Baldwin is mulling a run for mayor of New York City now that kinky Congressman Anthony Weiner appears to have sexted himself out of the 2013 race. The “30 Rock” star, […]
Daphne Guinness in “Daphne’s Window” by Brennan Stasiewicz
The documentary filmmaker infiltrates the cosseted world of eccentric fashion patron and socialite Daphne Guinness as she prepares for her recent call-to-arms in the windows of Barneys, New York.
Oregon woman develops foreign accent after surgery
Karen Butler has a British-sounding accent, but she’s never been to Europe. She woke up from dental surgery one day talking funny. A year and a half later her “foreign” accent remains, […]
Dieter Rams: Apple has achieved something I never did
On Monday, Apple will announce what’s next for its globally popular range of iPods, iPhones, tablets and computers, and the strand running through all of it will be peerless design, integrating software […]
New pictures from top-secret Area 51
Few things capture the public’s curiosity like Area 51. The top-secret military base (which doesn’t officially exist) has been the subject of conspiracy theories for decades. What actually went on there? Something […]
The Real Helvetica: A Designer Restores the Original Font
In which camp are you? Those who cannot get enough Helvetica, the world’s most famous sans serif font, or those who have had more than enough. One cannot be neutral about this […]