Gorillaz grow up

Wednesday November 30, 2011

It's strange to think that ten years have passed since Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett unleashed 'Clint Eastwood' as a virtual band called Gorillaz. Stranger still is the fact that a 2D band has lasted long enough to toast ten years. 

Alain on tour

Tuesday November 29, 2011

Philosopher, author, traveller and Smith Journal contributor Alain de Botton is touching down in Australia early next year.

Yelping with Cormac

Friday November 25, 2011

Cormac McCarthy wrote The Road and No Country for Old Men, but we're pretty sure he never penned a piece on Taco Bell, until now. If you're a fan of the great man, read on.

The Movie Title Stills Collection

Tuesday November 22, 2011

Film nerds, rejoice — we may well have found your new favourite website.

Not so small time

Monday November 21, 2011

Rob Cordiner gave us a tour of his Melbourne studio, Parts & Crafts, for Smith Journal volume one. There was so much to cover that we couldn't talk in detail about his publishing house, Smalltime Books. This is the story.

Fly fishing with Jed Lind

Wednesday November 16, 2011

We're not sure how we first stumbled upon the work of Jed Lind, but his photo series, Small is Beautiful, was one of the visual high points of Smith Journal volume one. We recently spoke to the artist about his wider body of work, fly fishing and living in L.A.

Brazenhead Books

Wednesday November 16, 2011

A future wherein used books are sold in secret sounds like a dystopian nightmare. But that's what's come to pass for Michael Seidenberg.

Well. This is embarrassing. See, up until watching the preview for Eames: The Architect and The Painter, a few of us thought that this mysterious 'Eames' person was, in fact, a single guy. When, as it turns out, there were two of them: Charles and Ray, an architect and a painter.

A picture is worth a thousand words

Thursday November 03, 2011

The music of Sigur Rós has always had a tenuous relationship with words.

Frankenfont

Wednesday November 02, 2011

Halloween's just been and gone, so it's a fitting time to release a new edition of Mary Shelley's proto-horror novel Frankenstein.

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