This blog covers everything except sports and gardening, unless we find a really good link about using dead professional bowlers for mulch. The author is a StarTribune columnist, has been passing off fiction and hyperbole as insight since 1997, has run his own website since the Jurassic era of AOL, and was online when today’s college sophomores were a year away from being born. So get off his lawn.

Posts about Art

Attention jazz & graphics fans

Posted by: James Lileks Updated: February 1, 2010 - 8:38 AM

Every Blue Note album cover ever released, presented chronologically: right here. Even if you don't care for the music, the graphics are interesting; some eras just got "modern" right, and it never looks old. (h/t Jack Shafer on Twitter.)

If modern movies were old video games

Posted by: James Lileks Updated: January 13, 2010 - 12:30 PM

 "Retro" now means 80s, doesn't it? Sigh. Anyway, Mr. Penney has a fantastic series of movie tie-in "retro" video game covers. Like this:

 

 

Reminds me of this, from Panic - they did their apps in gamer box-art style, too. Worth a look. 

      

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