Harold Pinter shares some of his memories of Samuel Beckett and performs the last of ‘The Unnamable.’ Originally broadcast 8 February 1990.
Dir: Alan Schneider, with Buster Keaton – Also Known as Samuel Beckett’s Film. A twenty-minute, almost totally silent film (no dialogue or music, one ‘shhh!’) in which Buster Keaton attempts to evade observation by an all-seeing eye. But, as the film is based around Bishop Berkeley’s principle ‘esse est percipi’ (to be is to be perceived), Keaton’s very existence conspires against his efforts.
Kevin Cann’s Any Day Now is a visual chronology of the early life and career of David Bowie, from his birth in London in 1947 to his departure from the UK in 1974. With a wealth of information, rare photographs and memorabilia, it also includes the most concise listing of Bowie performances ever published
Any Day Now: David Bowie the London Years (1947-1974) by Kevin Cann is published by Adelita Ltd and available in paperback (£24.99) and limited editions (£175.00) from anydaynowbook.com
Designers and design historians told me over the years that they had heard about the existence of a Nazi graphics standards manual. No one could say they actually saw it, but they knew of someone who had. So it grew into something of a Big Foot or Loch Ness Monster tale, until one day I actually saw it too – and it had been right under my nose the whole time.
[via The Design Observer]