The Itinerary: Ektachrome, England & Kintsugi
The World Cup just started (find out how to watch it here) and Nick Hornby’s new article for ESPNFC, "The unbearable hope -- and inevitable pain -- of supporting England at a World Cup”, might be the most blatantly beautiful look at the hope and disappointment of supporting a national soccer team, especially England.
Leave it to Popular Science to give us a revealing look into the Rochester, New York factory where Kodak is bringing its Ektachrome slide film back to market later this year. I’ve currently got a roll of Kodak Ektar 100 loaded in my Canon A-1 and can’t wait to see the new Extachrome when it’s released.
It’s sweltering here in Houston right now so to keep myself sane I watch this haunting drone video of Northern Norway from filmmaker Sergey Lukankin. It looks cold. And sparse. And amazing.
It’s not a new TED talk, but Rutger Bregman’s “Poverty isn’t a lack of character, it’s a lack of cash” has been flooring me lately.
Ever wonder what happens to all the coins thrown in Rome’s Trevi Fountain?
The art of kintsugi has fascinated me for a while now, and this modern kit brings the classic artform up to date.
Speaking of kintsugi, Death Cab for Cutie just released the first track from their follow-up to 2015's Kintsugi. Watch "Gold Rush" below.