These travel posts are proving to be terribly dangerous for me (and my wallet, primarily). My vacation bucket list has grown exponentially since they began, and I often find myself daydreaming of far away places and the things I would get up to. Though these wonderful European cities have always been on said list, they…
#NokiaxSundanceLDN Short Film Competition Finalist: Glasgow's reggae sound systems are gaining worldwide fame these days -- getting local sounds to travel to far away places and also bringing a lot of big to play their shows in Glasgow. Show More Summary
When I was 17, I was in love with a boy who was my entire world. He was a few years older and enlisted in the military, going off to boot camp and serving in far away places throughout his military career. Meanwhile I finished high school...Show More Summary
Those who travel all the time can go to far away places as routinely as others might go to buy groceries. They have somehow managed to be employed in an occupation that requires travel as part of what they do. Commonly, we might think of sales people who hit the road to get face time with regular or prospective customers, and many do. Show More Summary
It’s always nice to have a globe near your desk so you can dream about far away places and you know, actually learn about geography and stuff. But this Memosphere Dry-Erase Desktop Globe is a globe that you can actually write on and leave messages for people or for yourself. This handy sphere is made [...]
We meager humans are now capable of travelling great distances or viewing a great many things once considered out of reach. From the deepest regions of space, to landing rovers on Mars, the brilliant machines we've created only continue to get faster, better, and more thorough. Show More Summary
The Shire might sound like an exotic, far away place in Middle Earth, but it might just be within reach if you have some balloons and talent to go along with it. Meet the incredible work of Jeremy Telford, who managed to recreate Bilbo Baggins’ hobbit hole using about 2,600 balloons...Continue Reading on Walyou
Out of Thin Air-mail Stationery, $5.99 (was $7.99) Attention Pin Pals: Six bucks for 50 sheets of paper that fold up into envelopes! From the description: "Flabbergast your friends in far away places when they find your latest message...Show More Summary
Photographer Bastian Kalous tromps around the woods and mountains near his home, deep in the Bavarian forest (plus a few far away places as well), with one of his many Polaroid cameras loaded with expired film. The resultant images, which we spotted over at Colossal, are gorgeous and somehow strange, the expired film warping the [...]
In “Far Away Places,” the Season 5 episode of Mad Men that featured Roger Sterling’s first acid trip, we see the same day repeated three times, all from different points of view. Three couples have three very different fights, that are also very similar. It was admittedly one of the finest hours in a season [...]
While skimming through my Facebook news feed last week, I noticed that Murray Hill had posted a picture of himself with Patti Lupone in her dressing room, following a performance of her show Far Away Places, which ran for a couple of nights at the new lounge/cabaret space 54 Below, near Times Square. Show More Summary
Forgive my absence, my dear friends. It’s summer and that means I get to travel to far away places to visit family. I hope you are all enjoying this break from the horrendous school traffic and that you, too, will be able to relax. See you guys soon
Cannes. Is it just a city? Just a film festival? To many it's just a name, a town on the French Riviera, a far away place that is hard to reach, both in terms of career and distance. Like many film festivals all over the world, the Cannes Film Festival is indeed named after the city it's in, but to me it's more than that. Show More Summary
Synopsis Peggy botches a pitch, Roger takes a trip, and Don and Megan visit Howard Johnson's.
This week on Mad Men: The show does half my work for me by splitting into three distinct story lines encompassing the same span of time. The title is “Far Away Places” and Peggy, Roger, and Don all have experiences that take them deep into unfamiliar and unsettling territory. Exciting! Peggy starts the episode in [...]
Here we go with this week’s take on the latest Mad Men from the Feministing crew. This episode was pretty wild and got seriously intense. Let’s jump in and get discussing. As always, tons of spoilers follow. Peggy I absolutely loved this episode. Coming off 4/20 I thought it was perfectly done. Peggy’s temper tantrum [...]
This week's "Far Away Places" focused on three very different (but somewhat similar) show-mances. Peggy, Don, and Roger are all in long-term relationships and all three have their kinks. The episode plays out over the same weekend as each couple goes on different paths that in the end have me pondering the same conclusions. Show More Summary
Henri asks the big questions about motor lodges, sherbet and splooge in this week's episode of MAD MEN.
Through all the demands and refusals, comings and goings in "Far Away Places," the sixth episode of "Mad Men's" fifth season, the greatest success came when two characters realized they were in the middle of a failure. All it took.....
Last night’s episode of Mad Men was called “Far Away Places,” and perhaps no one traveled as far as Roger Sterling, the veteran ad man who, along with wife Jane, took his first LSD trip. Slate spoke with John Slattery, who portrays Sterling, this morning.