Friday, September 30, 2011

The Creative Brain On Exercise

via fast company
“For artists, entrepreneurs, and any other driven creators, exercise is a powerful tool in the quest to help transform the persistent uncertainty, fear, and anxiety that accompanies the quest to create from a source of suffering into something less toxic, then potentially even into fuel…”
Read the rest here.

Peter Gabriel: New Blood

via npr
“Peter Gabriel's 12th studio album, New Blood, contains re-imaginings of some of his best-known songs — including ‘Solsbury Hill,’ ‘Red Rain’ and ‘Don't Give Up’ — using orchestral arrangements and ambient sound. The album continues a career reinvention he began on Scratch My Back, a covers album with the attached expectation that the covered artists would reciprocate…”
Read the rest and listen to the interview here. Listen to a sneak preview of Red Rain on Peter Gabriel’s site, here.

Savage Chickens: Ribbons

via savage chickens
This makes me smile!

Vintage Maps Trace the Meandering Mississippi

via a raven
“For anyone obsessed with beautiful maps, these colorful and informative examples tracking the many paths of the lower Mississippi are a dream come true. The monumental collection was produced in 1944 by Harold N. Fisk, who drew in a rainbow of colors the path of past and current flows as the mighty river changed course and flooded over time...”
More can be found here.

He’s Dead Jim: T-Shirt

via ian leino
This t-shirt cracks me up; order it here.