Wanna go for a dip?
animalsbeingdicks: My wife made me swear I’d post something cute and not gross today.
Along a Long Road →
From Urban Velo: “…a new illustrated children’s book about the joys of riding a bike. Looking around, exploring, seeing the sights of what is around you.”
The History of English →
Via Lines and Colors blog; “The History of English is a series of 10 very short animated segments, totaling about 10 minutes, from The Open University that chronicle the origins of the language, its growth and expansion into the bazillion word behemoth we know and love today.”
AWESOME POWER CC: Dave Zabriskie's awesome vegan... →
awesomepowercc: From the WSJ - To climb the Tour de France’s steep mountain passes and cross its scorching plains, cyclists have tried stuffing themselves full of steak and pasta, gulping down wine and cognac, smoking cigarettes, taking amphetamines and, of course, using other drugs during the race’s 107-year… Very interesting piece!
Go! Go read Emily Carroll’s The Prince & The... →
I did tweet this yesterday, but do go and have a look if you haven’t already. I love the composition of the frames, with the vignetting seeming to be a view glimpsed across the forest in which the story takes place. The final page, and its use of the browser page in the composition is really inventive.
The Beer Series by Dave Murray →
From Kitsune Noir, a series by Toronto based Illustrator Dave Murray. “hipster Picasso” indeed.
MAKE READY THE CANNONS
animalsbeingdicks: The look on Roger’s face said it all. This was the last time he got table scraps on Taco night. Oh ROGER!
Sean has a way of looking at you with disdain oozing from his every fibre. From...– Ned Boulting, interviewed here on Podium Café (A declaration of interest - I’m part way through Ned’s book myself at the moment, and I love it. The sort of book that you at once want to devour in great big multi-chapter chunks, and also want to never end).
Nothing about my bike is new, and nothing about it charms anyone but me. Each...– Maynard Hershon, in Rivendell Reader #43
I wish everything awesome in the world could be Nedroided– Tiny Cartridge You and me both dude, you and me both. (Nedroid is here).
They see the stores, they stop, and they spend their money in neighbourhoods. ...– Musician Ben Sollee on bikes, cyclists and local economies.
animalsbeingdicks: This is exactly why I never work out. Remember Prank Dog? Well Prank Cat is just DANGEROUS.
Kaweco Calligraphy Pen Set →
From “Drawing with a Squirrel”. These look really fun.
the greatest trick the motoring lobby ever pulled was to convince pedestrians...– Nick Curtis
animalsbeingdicks: I knew a dog like this in highschool. GODDAMNIT, PRANK DOG!
Bike commuters are still but a tiny minority here … Divisive attitudes,...– BikeCommuters.com