nprradiopictures: keithwj: Toy Camera Wet Plates; A Primer Photographer Ian Ruhter modified a Holga to shoot 19th century style photographs. Check out his tumblr for more Holga wet plates and other alchemy. -Emily
I start a picture and I finish it. I don’t think about art while I work. I try...– Jean-Michel Basquiat, born today in 1960. (via whitneymuseum)
nprglobalhealth: Criminal At Large “Her businessis robbery and coldblooded murder … they call her Annie Awful … She’s a thief and a killer. She stops at nothing.” Those lines sound like they’re from an old detective movie, but they’re actually from a 1943 public health cartoon aimed at preventing malaria. That dangerous dame, Annie Awful, is Anopheles — the family of mosquitoes that transmits...
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drewvigal: “If you try to write like Nabokov, there will always be at least one person (whose name is Nabokov) who’ll do it better than you. But when it comes to writing the way you do, you’ll always be the world champion at being yourself.” Comforting words. Rest of the list is also good.