// Arts + Letters Links for Monday, May 18, 2009
- YouTube – Fleet Foxes – Tiger Mountain Peasant Song (Cover)
This is First Aid Kit perform an acoustic cover of Fleet Foxes Tiger Mountain.
(Via www.youtube.com )
- The New Yorker Cartoon Anti-Caption Contest #194 | Radosh.net
“The New Yorker Cartoon Anti-Caption Contest” is something I fully support — but only if these people actually send them in to The New Yorker and make the editors read them!
(Via www.radosh.net )
- Xan Brooks meets film director Francis Ford Coppola | Film | The Guardian
“At 70, Francis Ford Coppola is not worried about ruining his career – because he no longer has one.”
(Via www.guardian.co.uk )
- Soft-Maps Quilts
Brooklyn-based architect and designer Emily Fischer of Haptic Lab creates something she calls “Soft-Maps”: functional quilts that she stitches with the detailed outline of a Brooklyn neighborhood (complete with hand-embroidered street names, a compass rose and scale marker). Pretty cool!
(Via www.coolhunting.com )
- Navajos largely unscathed by recession
“Delores Claw, 51, lives on the reservation in Tonalea, Ariz. Since losing her job, her family has had to butcher 10 of their lambs. She said land and kinship are the greatest survival tools. “They always say if you have livestock, you’re rich,” she said.”
(Via msnbc.msn.com )