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links for 2008-02-04

links for 2008-02-04

Posted 04 February 2008 | By | Categories: activism, art, better world, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, environment, happiness, health, interconnected, links, marketing, movies, music, sustainability, technology | No Comments

Unevenly Distributed: Production Models for the 21st Century Mark Pesce illuminates how the audience became not just the distributors but the producers of their own content, and have brought down the walls which separate pros from amateurs. Then he outlines the future: how the value of media is based on salience. (tags: mustread media production […]

Bhutan: A Preview

Posted 08 November 2007 | By | Categories: bhutan, buddhism, documentary, film, GNH, Himalayas, movie, movies, Robert Thurman | 4 Comments

Taksang Monastery, Bhutan
Check out the first trailer for Bhutan: Journey with Robert Thurman, a spiritual adventure film and multimedia experience through the land that measures progress in GNH (Gross National Happiness).

Lamas and Cameras in Bhutan

Lamas and Cameras in Bhutan

Posted 13 October 2007 | By | Categories: art, consumerism, creativity, culture, emily approved, fashion, funny, happiness, movies, observations, travel, video | 1 Comment

According to “Is That a Lama Behind the Camera,” Anupama Chopra’s great article in the New York Times on Bhutan’s budding film industry, last year a record 24 films were produced in the tiny Himalayan kingdom, population 700,000; in 2003 the total was only six. Even though there were only ten films produced in the […]

Mira Nair & Jhumpa Lahiri at NYPL

Posted 03 February 2007 | By | Categories: books, culture, emily approved, events, movies, nyc, people | 1 Comment

LIVE from the NYPL MIRA NAIR & JHUMPA LAHIRI Saturday, March 10, 2007 at 7:00 PM Celeste Bartos Forum LIVE from the NYPL books $15 general admission and $10 library donors, seniors and students with valid identification Buy Tickets All LIVE from the NYPL events are general admission. Arrive early for best seat selection. Box […]

links for 2006-11-22

Posted 22 November 2006 | By | Categories: culture, emily approved, happiness, links, movies, music, science, senses, video | No Comments

Global Orgasm – December 22nd, 2006 – Peace through Global Ecstasy Global Orgasm is an experiment open to everyone in the world. The goal is to add so much concentrated and high-energy positive input into the energy field of the Earth that it will reduce the current dangerous levels of aggression and violence throughout (tags: […]

movie night with terry gilliam: toto le heros

Posted 05 October 2006 | By | Categories: ask emily, culture, emily approved, interconnected, love, movies, mythology, nyc, people, video | No Comments

Terry Gilliam screened “Toto le Heros” (or “Toto the Hero”) for a sold out audience of fans at IFC Center last night.

Death and the Chumby

Posted 27 August 2006 | By | Categories: books, consumerism, culture, emily approved, happiness, interconnected, movies, video | 1 Comment

I was checking out what’s new on Gretchen’s Happiness Blog and noted August was all about memento mori, remembering we will die.

on the love that dare not print its name in helvetica (or god forbid, arial)

Posted 01 January 2006 | By | Categories: ask emily, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, gardening, happiness, health, movies, passions, typography | No Comments

Hilarious little article in the NYT today on type anachronisms in film, “Good Film, Shame About the Helvetica,” featuring link to Mark Simonson’s Typecasting article. (Note also the ongoing notebook of sightings.*) As one who can’t help recognizing and calling out the name of the typefaces in the world around me, I’m not ashamed to […]

Quick Recommendations

Posted 18 June 2005 | By | Categories: art, emily approved, movies, music | No Comments

Art: nyc: Sarah Sze‘s truly amazing universe at Marianne Boesky Gallery through July 1. nyc: Dominic McGill’s graphic exploration of ideas profligating in the universe from the triangulation point of November 22, 1963 (day that JFK, Aldous Huxley and C.S. Lewis all died) at Derek Eller Gallery through May 25. nyc: Sophia Petrides’ quiet video […]