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Art made from old cassette tape

posted by Ainsley Drew   Mar 30, 2009

Ian Curtis is as haunting made of tape as he is on tape.

The artist, known as iRI5, is in her mid-twenties and lives in Georgia. Her work features found objects like old magazines, books, playing cards, and trash that she turns into treasure.

via Noise Addicts

In their ongoing quest to be the

posted by Choire Sicha   Jan 15, 2008

In their ongoing quest to be the world’s greatest sports website—heck, the world’s greatest anything website—The Wizznutzz “found” some “never-before-seen personal letters from Pres. Richard Nixon written to Kevin Loughery shortly after the Washington Bullets lost in the 1971 Finals to the Bucks.” There’s a long meditative section on watching crows in a field in winter that is particularly stellar.