“It’s Lonely in the Modern World”


For all of you out there who think modern design is cold, impersonal, empty, lonely … here’s your confirmation.

Unhappy Hipsters. Very funny photo documentary blog. One of my recent favorites:

At the art opening, he’d been convinced the blank canvas symbolized endless possibilities. Back at home, it was just one more reminder of his own desperation.

(Photo: Raimund Koch; Dwell, April 2009)


Literal Music Videos


You may have already seen these around the web. The idea is to take a music video with random images that have nothing to do with the song and match the lyrics with what’s actually happening in the video. Hilarious concept. This one is my favorite:

Take On Me

Search for “literal music videos” on YouTube to find lots more.