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  • The French Dispatch - doorsixteen.com

    The French Dispatch.

    Every couple of years, there’s a tingly hum in the air that can only be caused by one thing. I thought I felt it yesterday morning over coffee, and sure enough, as…

  • Lizzo's Tiny Desk concert - doorsixteen.com

    Lizzo: Tiny Desk Concert at NPR

    I’ll keep this post short and sweet because it’s really just to do my small part to make sure that as many possible see Lizzo’s Tiny Desk Concert at NPR. Amid a…

  • The Cure, Distintegration - doorsixteen.com

    Happy 30th birthday, Disintegration.

    I was 13 years old in May 1989. I was finishing the 8th grade, which at that time was part of the high school in Rhinebeck. That’s a weird age to be,…

  • Prince - doorsixteen.com

    Prince.

    Photograph © Robert Whitman, 1977 Sometimes it snows in April… About five years ago, I wrote a post upon seeing Prince perform in concert for the first time after waiting for many,…

  • Christmas in Sweden - doorsixteen.com

    Repost: Christmas in Sweden.

    This is a reposting of a guest blog post I did for Dos Family five years ago. I regularly receive emails asking for the link to download the Swedish Christmas record, so…

  • Mint-green bathrooms.

    Photo via 1st Dibs How happy does this sink make you? Those knobs! That chrome! The minty goodness of it all! This beauty was designed by George Saiker for the American Radiator…

  • Yeah, I could live there.

    (A recurring theme on my blog is me posting things while thinking to myself, “I bet every other blogger and their dog has already covered this ground, but who cares, I’m going…

  • Moomin font.

    Spotted this morning on It’s Nice That: Finnish creative agency Bond has created a typeface based for the Moomin brand based on Tove Jansson’s hand-drawn comic strip lettering. Given the success of…

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