Art Architecture Design Travel

Alexander Girard

A brief look at one of this century’s most underrated designers. By Jason Mojica In 1965 when airline industry hot-shot Harding Lawrence resigned from Continental Airlines to kick-start the Texas-based Braniff International, he knew he needed to make dramatic changes. Lawrence called upon advertising maven, Mary Wells. “Listen, Mary, I need a very big idea […]

Music

The Registrators

Interview by Edgar Barrington Hear a clip Aside from being the best band on Earth The Registrators are also the nicest guys on Earth. Singer/guitarist/songwriter Hiroshi Otsuki and manager Takaya Nagashima took me out to an izakaya (one of those places where naked women crawl around with sushi on them) where we drank a lot […]

The New Internationalism Literature Politics

Marg bar Bowden? (A Fairly Tame Book Review of Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America’s War with Militant Islam)

By guest author, L.P. Omid If you want to find out why Mark Bowden wrote his latest book, Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America’s War with Militant Islam, a journalistic account of the events of the U.S. Embassy seizure and the subsequent hostage debacle over twenty-five years ago, beyond the obvious financial […]