Category Archives: Crafts & Culture

The Podcasts I Am Listening to This Fall

The Podcasts to listen to this fall

On a recent flight I started to catch up with two of my favourite podcasts and discovered another one, too, in the process, so here are the three podcasts (I believe in quality, not quantity) I am planning to keep … Read More

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Three Classic Films Get New Posters

Plein soleil movie poster - Classiq Shop

  Autumn is ripe with new beginnings, so on the brim of the new season, I am happy to present you an exclusive Classiq collaboration, with illustrator Irina Perju. And it’s movie posters, no less! Need I say more? I … Read More

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Words of Sound

Three musical biographies to read in late summer - Classiq Journal

This late summer has been all about musical biographies and autobiographies.     I wanted to read Tony Visconti’s Bowie, Bolan and the Brooklyn Boy (forward by Morrissey) mainly because I was interested in David Bowie. Visconti was Bowie’s producer … Read More

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Music from Jim Jarmusch Films: A Playlist

Music from Jim Jarmusch films - A Playlist

  I remember when I was watching Only Lovers Left Alive, a film that would ultimately capture my whole being, and the sequence with Yasmine Hamdan performing Hal occurred, towards the end of the movie. I’m not sure I can … Read More

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Print Lives On: Six Indie Magazines to Find at the Newsstand

Print is not dead-The best magazines to find at the newsstand

  Ever since I bought the book Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers & Swells, a collection of essays written by an incomparable slate of literary names during the 1910s-1930s in Vanity Fair (a literary and visual treasure of the Jazz Age in … Read More

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