Hello, My Tireless Readers.
I commend your discipline as wintertime sets in around us and all of your instincts tell you "Hibernate, dammit! Curl up in a ball and stay inside!"
Here are some links to entertain (distract) you during the cold commutes, darker days and rehashed Christmas carols that are already wafting through the Yule-drenched malls and boutiques.
Here's a fascinating look at hair and identity by Gordon Stettinius in collaboration with photographer Terry Brown.
For all of the Parisian photo fans out there, don't forget to get yourselves down to Paris Photo at the Grand Palais this weekend. For the rest of us, here's a link to what we're missing.
Benoit Jammes has taken skateboarding to the kitchen! Don't try this at home, kids.
Pull out your Holga, Diana, or pinhole and enter yourself in the Krappy Kamera Competition!
Why spend the money on special gloves that allow you to use your touchscreen phone in these frigid winter months when you can make all of your gloves tech-savvy with this goo?
If you are reading from Montreal or plan on being there this Holiday Season, make sure you don't miss the opportunity to see the Van Gogh to Kandinsky, Impressionism to Expressionism exhibit at the Montreal Museum of Fina Arts. It continues until January 25th.
Kelly Lewis turns her daughter, Alice, into all sorts of iconic characters for her project, the Malice of Alice.
On a particularly chilly evening, why don't you kick back with a nice scotch and check out Vanishing Spirits - The Dried Remains of Single Malt Scotch by Ernie Button which looks more like distant worlds and cosmic bodies than boozy sediment.
Here's a handy DIY! Build your very own slide scanner for around $10.
Happy Movember! I hope all my male readers and hairier female ones are working hard at growing their most luxurious moustaches.