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Snohetta Dollhouse, For SFMOMA

The Norwegians-in-Brooklyn architecutre firm Snohetta are doing the new SFMOMA building. So when the museum leaned on them to donate work to a fundraising auction last year, they put up a dollhouse. It is an insane, psychedelic wunderkammer...Show More Summary

The Least Surprised I've Ever Been: Marcel The Shell Has New Video, Book

A new Marcel the Shell video has appeared, just in time to promote the release of Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp's new Marcel book, The Most Surprised I've Ever Been. This kind of marketing synergy works, though it would work better if they had a video every week instead of every 18 months. Show More Summary

Adorable Dutch Urchins Wearing Garbage, By Ed Van Der Elsken

Halloween costume production has kicked into high gear around the DTHQ; ideas were locked down weeks ago, followed by concept, design and shopping, and this weekend, sewing/construction. [Legolas and a poofy ballerina witch, btw.] But the point is, this is not a competition, and you still have plenty of time to pull a rockin' costume together. Show More Summary

We Are Amused: Princess Victoria Baby Tooth Brooch

Wow, as if the royals weren't weird enough. Here is a brooch made in 1847 from the baby tooth of Princess Victoria, the 7-yo daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The princess's dad pulled the tooth during a trip to Scotland, so they made it into a gold & enamel thistle. Show More Summary

'We Do Not Accept Immunized Children': @LosFelizDayCare

Tweeters who liked @HonestToddler and @JennyHolzerMom also liked @LosFelizDayCare: We always practice mindfulness, especially when some of the kids' Amazon pilots get picked up and others' don't. — Los Feliz Day Care (@LosFelizDayCare) October 17, 2014 We NEVER overpraise. Show More Summary

By: JT Haelterman

I am very impressed with Armin and what he is doing for fathers all over the world. I am a dad to a beautiful 4year old little girl and have just completed my first book called "Daddy, You're my Best Friend." The book is about the relationship of the little girl and her father. Show More Summary

Small Child Photographe Not Looking At A Pollock

Pollock, Bench, Child, 1959, Hans Haacke Hans Haacke was an art student in Kassel when Documenta 2 opened in 1959, and he decided to "document Documenta" with his camera. His series of photos were included by Open Eye in the 2014 Liverpool Biennial, which closes tomorrow. Not All Documents Are Records: Photographing Exhibitions as an Art Form []

The Godfather Meets The Crazy Uncle

Here's Robert Duvall talking about his new movie, Wild Horses, which he directed:Matthew McConaughey's nephew, Miller Lyte McConaughey, is 8 years old, and he's terrific in it. He has that wacko streak that that whole family has.Robert Duvall is not sick of talking about The Godfather [nyt]

Fashionable Children Of The Revolution

I don't care if I take heat for it, I'll tell you right now: I'm generally opposed to child labor AND communism. That said, kids back then sure knew how to dress. Check out the awesome pattern matching in this 1925-6 portrait of ourShow More Summary

Overparenting's Overparenting, Except They Call It Le Overparenting

hose curling parent pants! image: I think my favorite thing about this NYT column about how parents around the world 1 need to step back and take a little me-time, and save themselves and their kids from the perils of overparenting,...Show More Summary

Toddler's Laser-cut Cardboard Fighter Plane Costume, NBD

Oh hai, blogger here! Long weekend! I hope it's not too late for us all to feel woefully inadequate about our kids' Halloween costumes. Because over at Sparkfun, guestblogger dad Aidan Chopra has written about making a motorized WWII-era Grumman F4F-4 fighter plane for his 2yo son in Sketchup out of lasercut cardboard. Show More Summary

Damn, NIGO, That's All You Had To Sell!

"I WANTED TO HAVE AN ESTATE SALE OF MY OWN BUT OBVIOUSLY I COULDN'T GET ANY ENJOYMENT FROM IT MYSELF IF I WAS DEAD. SO I DECIDED TO DO IT NOW." Bathing Ape's in that awkward phase of a brand's life, when it's totally played out, but before the revival. Show More Summary

Doppelganger Ace Bike, The Adjustable Japanese Pushbike

The pushbike space has been looking pretty stable lately, with the OG German plywood Like-a-Bike being rather completely surrounded with Chinese knockoffs in dozens of variations. Hundreds, even. But this is pretty interesting. It's the Ace Bike from Japanese cycling brand Doppelganger. Show More Summary


OK, let's face facts: the report of the 4-yo boy in New Jersey who died of Enterovirus 68 in his sleep after not seeming that sick at bedtime is pure parental terror. I found myself not even able to recap the story to my wife at lunch today without choking up. Show More Summary

DT Review: Zingy Chili Lime Goldfish

We've seen this sort of thing before. In order to drive more consumption, to expand the brand, to capture new "eating occasions," and to hold onto linear feet of shelf space in grocery stores, cracker people introduce a whole range of flavors and variations. Show More Summary

Your Brand Here

.@darrenrovell Announcing birth of my son Brand Product Lund. Hospital says 1,000 RTs will get us a free iPad. Help! — Jeb Lund (@Mobute) October 2, 2014 Mazeltov, though I hope you didn't sign away the kid's naming rights completely. Should be worth more than a freakin' iPad.

Teapot Dome

via someone on Twitter, I have no idea rn.

The Dutch Have No Word For 'Museum Hands'

Donald Judd, Galvanized Iron 17 January 1973,, acquired 1979 A few years ago I was on a panel at an art fair in Rotterdam. Museums across the city stayed open all night, so we went to the Boijmans Van Beuningen, which was packed. Show More Summary


Christopher Wool took this photo of his 1991 painting RIOT installed in his collector's Los Angeles home in 1997. Which means that kid has already DJ'd at like three Coachellas by now. Christopher Wool >> Images []

The J. Crew Baby Cashmere Skull Sweater Of No Return

Look on my J. Crew cashmere baby sweater with a skull & halo knitted into it, ye shoppers, and despair For if ye buy the wrong size, ye are screwed, for here is no return or exchange On the bright side, there's an additional 30% offShow More Summary

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