Posts by: Lisel Joseph

Photogenic Alchemy: Instagram for the Mad Scientist

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If you ever wanted to be either a photographer or a mad scientist when you grew up, you may be jealous of how New York artist Matthew Cetta has been spending his time lately. For his current project, Photogenic Alchemy, Cetta has tried developing film using every chemical he can think of, from Ambien to […]

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Heaven, According to Hemingway

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Maria Popova of Brain Pickings has featured a 1925 letter from Ernest Hemingway to F. Scott Fitzgerald, in which Hemingway describes his personal conception of heaven (after playfully guessing at Fitzgerald’s). As an added bonus, check out the snapshot of Scott and Ernest palling around in Paris. Hemingway looking remarkably casual and contemporary next to […]

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