25th September 2021
Interesting piece from The Guardian. Does the Elizabeth Holmes trial spell the end of the #girlboss era?
When Covid stalled his film work, the writer took revenge on the virus in the form of a poem about Britain, Brexit and the pandemic. by Armando Iannucci
A short, though provoking post about the ‘creativity and relevance’ flywheel’ for brands. Creativity being internally facing value that defines who we are. Relevancy being externally-facing value that defines how we live in the world. ht @neilperkin.
NYT on the future of cinema. “It’s frustrating that people keep writing lazy obituaries for cinema, something they have no feeling for or interest in. I don’t love all that’s transpired in movie history — the shift from film to digital, the loss of technical competency — but I remain buoyed by the persistence of the art and how its ecologies adapt and persevere.
Introducing Circus, an “obnoxious, vibrant, raw and unkempt” new anti-beauty mag. Launched this week as the brainchild of London-based photographer Jackson Bowley, the publication is a circus of chaos and high saturation.
‘Don’t be afraid to disappear’. Great line from an Emmy’s acceptance speech this week. Michaela Coel, creator of I May Destroy You: ‘..visibility these days seems to somehow equate to success — don’t be afraid to disappear from it, from us, for a while and see what comes to you in the silence.’
You are still exhausted. “Life is still exhausting because the pandemic was and remains exhausting in so many invisible ways – and we still haven’t given ourselves space to even begin to recover.” From Ann Helen Peterson.
48 colours of the moon. Beautiful.