arbiter of cool, issue 16

  • song: "hinnom, tx" by bon iver

this song is so... cosmic.  it reminds me of what they'd play in a little-known 70's sci-fi movie.  if i actually watched such films.

Bon Iver, "Hinnom, TX." Directed by Isaac Gale, David Jensen. Cinematography by Isaac Gale. Edited by JoLynn Garnes. Filmed somewhere in Wyoming. via YouTube.

  • quote

"what is the nature of the search?  you ask.  really it is very simple; at least for a fellow like me.  so simple that it is easily overlooked.  the search is what anyone would undertake if he were not sunk in the everydayness of his own life." - from the moviegoer, by walker percy (a great summer novel)

  • article

how poverty affects the brain.  it's the scarcity mindset!!!  from nymag's science of us section, via nikhath digest.

  • something inspiring/exciting/beautiful/powerful

it's finally here-- the secret life of pizza!   LA-based commercial photographer and director jonpaul douglass' pizza in the wild series cracks me up.   my favorite shots are pizza at the water fountain, in the lounge chair, and climbing/falling down the steps.