When it comes to musical legacies, Detroit’s is singular: talking about “Detroit sound” can refer to a jump into Motown’s soul vibes or a dive into the roots of techno’s hammering basses, two apparently distant and antipodal hearts that have more in common than we might think. Jay Daniel, 25 years old and son of Planet E […]
The silver screen used to be a lot more colorful. Before Technicolor was an option, hand-painted black-and-white film produced vibrant, surreal images the likes of which the world had never seen. Joshua Yumibe looks into the invention born of necessity.
A new Twitter project called I CHECK AFTER calls on us to list one thing we do before checking our phones and computers in the morning. If we can’t think of a single thing, it’s our chance to pledge something into existence and loosen our technological chains.
The Eyeball is currently teaching creative writing in a decommissioned military base on the Olympic Peninsula, which means late-night DVD watching in the officers quarters. Last night I watched The Thief of Baghdad, a 1940 film directed by a hodgepodge of Brits: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, and Tim Whelan. From what I’ve gleaned from the […]