Wes Anderson Bingo and more

Article: Wes Anderson Bingo and more

A friend texted me this week asking if I wanted to go see MOONRISE KINGDOM (obvious answer is “YES”) which is the perfect segue here to discuss this amazing bingo card generator created by Slate. Captain Obvious would argue that Wes Anderson, the film’s director has certain signature motifs and techniques that he likes to incorporate in his films to the point of parody. All of these elements (and players), each “appeared in at least three of his movies, and some elements appear in all of them,” add up for a perfect game of Bingo.

Before Abbey Road

Article: Before Abbey Road

Kottke posted this neat photo taken before the iconic one was snapped which would later appear on the cover of the Beatles “Abbey Road” album. From Wikipedia: The cover designer was Apple Records creative director Kosh. The cover photograph was taken by photographer Iain Macmillan. Macmillan was given only ten minutes around 11:30 that morning…

Watch this: Abbey Road webcam

Article: Watch this: Abbey Road webcam

Abbey Road Studios, the historic recording studio located at 3 Abbey Road in London, put up a webcam on their website facing the zebra stripe pedestrian crossing that was immortalized on the cover of The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” album. The monotony of watching traffic in the webcam is offset by the payoff of actually seeing…