Sean Davis

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The podcast that taught me how to speak Korean

After freshman year of high school, I used my summer freedom to take a programming class. "I don't expect you guys to learn this language in two …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

See Art Kane's Most Memorable Music Portraits

On a Sunday morning in August 1958, Art Kane waited on E. 126th Street in Harlem. He was waiting for Charles Mingus, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, …

Art

Bill Hicks' 12 Principles of Comedy

This advice from comedian Bill Hicks (who died of cancer in 1993) is applicable to many other activities besides stand-up comedy.<p>If you can be …

The Raid

The six-minute ‘True Detective’ tracking shot, and the night TV changed<p>Sometimes you see something that feels like it was pulled straight from your …

How we restored Harvard’s Rothko murals without touching them

In 1989, I was a conservation student at the Courtauld Institute in London. During a class on varnish removal, my professor, Gerry Hedley, demonstrated how shining blue light on a picture with yellowed varnish made it seem as if the varnish had been cleaned away—returning the painting to how it …

Art

This 5 Pointz Documentary Reflects on the History and Destruction of the New York City Landmark

A year ago, the world famous graffiti site in Long Island City, Queens, called <b>5 Pointz</b> was whitewashed by the owner without warning. Early this …

Sneak Attacks of Beauty in a Tough Town: Street Art in Oakland, California

In this new series, writers and photographers from around the world reflect on places that hold special meaning for them.<p>In our series My Town, writers and photographers from around the world reflect on places that hold special meaning for them.<p>Pen Harshaw said he'd meet me at the concrete landing …

Shepard Fairey’s Favorite Street Art Cities

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Artist and graphic design activist <b>Shepard Fairey</b> gets his best inspiration from <b>Hong Kong</b>’s mix of Chinese and Western signage, iconography, and architecture. “It’s unique to anywhere I’ve been, incredibly dense and textured, and there are details to look at everywhere,” he …

12 things to do in New York City before you die | CNN Travel

Two Apartments In Modern Minimalist Japanese Style (Includes Floor Plans)

Architect: Sinato Photographer: Toshiyuki Yano <br>The first apartment is a renovation, done by the team at Sinato Architects. The house is known as …

‘Rise Up’ Mural, Detroit MI

<b>MEGGS GOES BIG WITH HIS ‘RISE UP’ MURAL IN DETROIT, MI</b><p>At over 6,000 square feet, it towers over the eastern section of Detroit’s Russell industrial …

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Gordon Hayward's nasty fadeaway game-winner stuns LeBron James' 1-3 Cavaliers

LeBron James didn’t back off this time. He had 31 points Wednesday, including making three free throws on a questionable call with 3.4 seconds left to tie up the score as his Cleveland Cavaliers played at the Utah Jazz.<p>Then Gordon Hayward, the Jazz’s maximum-contract swingman, did this, and the …

Watch a Japanese Kokeshi Doll Emerge From a Spinning Block of Wood | Colossal

<p>In an age of the ubiquitous 3D printer, it’s easy to forget the joy and beauty of handmade craft. Take, for example, the 400-year old Japanese art …

Professor Hines Blog | Sony α Imaging Collective Ambassador — How do you get your images so detailed? Vibrant?...

How do you get your images so detailed? Vibrant? So Clean? | Professor Hines<p>The best way to end up with great images is to start with great images …

Run the Jewels and Boots Perform "Early" on "Letterman"

On last night's episode of "Late Show With David Letterman", Killer Mike, El-P, and Boots performed their Run the Jewels collaboration off the excellent new album <i>Run the Jewels 2</i>. Watch them do "Early" alongside a group of face-painted back-up singers below.<p>Watch Run the Jewels on Pitchfork.tv's …

How to Travel without Tears

Advice on traveling sanely from FlyerTalk founder Randy Peterson, who has flown more than 20 million miles.<p><i>Randy Petersen founded FlyerTalk, the Web's largest frequent-flier community, in 1995 and sold it in 2007. He now runs MilePoint and BoardingArea--two more sites focusing on the ins and outs</i> …

Phil Noto's Mad Men-like Marvel Universe

Phil Noto applies his retro sensibilities to Marvel's past in his drawing series The Hank Pym Photo Archives.<p>Noto is known for the delicate linework …

GQ Endorses: The K-Way Windbreaker

K-Way jackets have been protecting prepsters’ oords, madras, bow ties, and shawl-collar cardigans for decades. The only thing cooler than the pedigree is the colors.<p><i>From left: $88 and $58 by K-Way, available at k-way.ca</i>