Evangelion after Fukushima (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of the series. Part 1 is here. As we learned about the true extent of Fukushima accident and nuclear fallout, our feeling toward the government, the energy industries and the media shifted from distress to distrust, then to disgust. Many people, from independent journalists to political …

San Francisco, December 9, 1941

via Shorpy This is the photograph of Cafe Ginza at Buchanan Street in San Francisco on December 9 1941.  (The photograph is found at Shorpy, the ever-inspiring photograph archive site.) It speaks volumes, many different stories … the Japanese American Community of the prewar era, the strange calmness of the …

Bluebird Photoplays Ad

One of the reader of this site, Beth, gave me this tip for the full-page ad for Bluebird Photoplays in Internet Archive.  I like the use of minimum set of colors, abstract background and quiet, yet evocative typeface. As I discussed before, Bluebird Photoplays had a tremendous effect on early …