Based on Matt Ruff’s novel of the same name, Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman as he meets up with his friend Letitia and his uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father (Michael Kenneth Williams!).
This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.
Yet another HBO-series I’m totally into, with an amazing mix of racial tension and straight-up horror!
Pro tip: after each episode, listen to the podcast for more on the ties between the horror genre and Black culture and how the show’s themes connect to contemporary social issues.
The New York Times is bringing readers closer to the story by more faithfully rendering what their journalists witness on the ground. Check out this amazing 3D environment, wow!
Liam Wong’s photobook captures the beauty of night through moments after midnight — inspired by sci-fi, neon-noir, cyberpunk and Japanese animation. Check out his wallpapers and instagram too. 😍
Shift Nudge is Matt D Smith’s new online course that teaches the intricate skills of designing visually beautiful interfaces, while balancing functionality and accessibility. Pretty nice, and well designed, one-pager explaining the benefits of this course.
Using the neural-net tool Artbreeder, Photoshop and historical references, Daniel Voshart had created photoreal portraits of Roman Emperors. For this project, he has transformed, or restored (cracks, noses, ears etc.) almost a thousand images of busts to make the 54 emperors of The Principate (27 BC to 285 AD). 😱
Phubbing. Smombies. It’s a thing. And now there’s a poster for that thing! Limited edition of 24, signed and numbered.
The worlds first clear eraser, designed to enable you to see where you are removing pencil marks. A high quality PVC tool for removing your mistakes with accuracy.
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