« Alcuni pensano che la società moderna sarà in perenne mutamento […] Quanto a me, io temo che finirà con l’essere troppo immobilizzata nelle stesse istituzioni, negli stessi pregiudizi […] che l’umanità si troverà bloccata e ingabbiata; che la mente oscillerà eternamente avanti e indietro senza generare idee nuove; che l’uomo dissiperà la sua forza in oziose, solitarie frivolezze; e che pur essendo sempre in movimento l’umanità cesserà di avanzare. »
Alexis de Tocqueville
Lauren Bacall Make-up
Vino (Taken with Instagram at Agriturismo La Costa)
My Advent Thanksgiving series is a series of posts about stuff I liked in 2011. Music, books, tv, games, handsome gentlemen – you get the idea.
Have you already seen these? Quite possibly the best photos I’ve seen this year (thank you Chris) these were shot for Esquire in ’67. I’ve been searching for an explanation, ideally an accompanying article, but can’t find much. It seems to be a stand alone photo shoot, presumably in tandem with Warhol’s excellently titled film, Batman Dracula.
A part of Garry Winogrand’s Women Are Beautiful series.
After the brothers realized most of their profits came from hamburgers, they closed their drive-in to establish a streamlined menu of just hamburgers, cheeseburgers, french fries, shakes, soft drinks, and apple pie.
Mac and Dick had set up their kitchen like an assembly line to ensure maximum efficiency.
The restaurant’s name was again changed, this time to simply “McDonald’s,” and reopened its doors on December 12, 1948.”