A Salute to Space Dogs

Monday July 15, 2019

A new book pays tribute to the canine cosmonauts who gave birth to space exploration – and some very kitschy memorabilia.

Inject some old-timey tawdriness into your vocabulary.

In this extract from his new book, Motel, architecture nerd and comedian Tim Ross takes us on a daggy-yet-vaguely-glamorous trip down memory lane.

In this extract from his new book, journalist Andrew Mueller reflects on a comically dark time in our nation’s musical and sporting history.

Back in the day, students caught misbehaving at this university were sent to a secret subterranean prison. These photos of its graffiti-clad walls show that it was a pretty fun place to be.

Now that’s entertainment.

Who’s a good soldier?

It’s basically the Ocean’s Eleven of flightless bird thefts.

These retro caravan brochures are so fantastically gaudy, you’ll never want to camp without a shagpile rug again.

Nine hundred classic arcade games have been put on the internet. For free. There goes the weekend.