childhood

Top 10 reasons we love ‘Parenthood’ star Jason Ritter

Top 10 reasons we love ‘Parenthood’ star Jason Ritter

Having a famous last name in the entertainment industry can be a lot to live up to. But Jason Ritter (Parenthood) has carved out his own distinct place on the small and silver screens, keeping it cool in dozens of roles. He’s an actor that doesn’t demand a lot of fanfare — he’s just dependable as the brother, the boyfriend and, sometimes, the bad ass. Of all the reasons to love Jason and his surprisingly diverse career, we picked ten of our favorite Ritter moments.

Top 10 reasons to love Gillian Jacobs

Top 10 reasons to love Gillian Jacobs

It certainly helped Gillian Jacobs to be born with beautiful, round eyes; perfect cheekbones; full lips; and a head of blonde hair that would make any young woman in Hollywood a bombshell. But it’s her work ethic, brave choices in acting roles, and charm that’s turnedm her into one of the most talked about starlets around. So even if the future of celebrated television series Community is still unclear, get familiar with some of Gillian’s other roles. Here are ten reasons to go mad for Gillian, and to get into her cheering section.

Top 10 reasons to love Gillian Jacobs

Top 10 reasons to love Gillian Jacobs

It certainly helped Gillian Jacobs to be born with beautiful, round eyes; perfect cheekbones; full lips; and a head of blonde hair that would make any young woman in Hollywood a bombshell. But it’s her work ethic, brave choices in acting roles, and charm that’s turnedm her into one of the most talked about starlets around. So even if the future of celebrated television series Community is still unclear, get familiar with some of Gillian’s other roles. Here are ten reasons to go mad for Gillian, and to get into her cheering section.

Florentijn Hofman's super sized stuffed animals

Florentijn Hofman's super sized stuffed animals

Florentijn Hofman is currently showing at Galerie West his latest project “Dushi” which is a series of extremely oversized stuffed animals “where the change of scale completely changes their function and feeling.” Yes, they’ve been altered to be even MORE cuddly.

Fallen Princesses

Fallen Princesses

It seems that childhood is a spring of inspiration for many recently. Right on the heels of our post regarding Hoffine’s horror series about childhood fears, we’d like to invite you to check out Dina Goldstein’s series entitled Fallen Princesses, depicting fairy tale characters in modern day scenarios. Goldstein isn’t the first to destroy the idyllic scenarios of fairy tales as propagated by the likes of Disney. Stephen Sondheim’s INTO THE WOODS addresses the consequences that traditional fairy tales conveniently ignore and covers multiple themes: growing up, parents and children, accepting responsibility, morality, and, finally, wish fulfillment and its consequences.

Yoram Wolberger's life sized figurines

Yoram Wolberger's life sized figurines

San Francisco based Israeli artist Yoram Wolberger provides a different perspective on childhood and nostalgia with his series of life sized fiberglass sculptures of instantly recognizable plastic toy figurines, such as cowboys, Indians, and green soldiers.