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Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Kurt Cobain were all left-handed, all died at the age of 27, and autopsies reported each having a white bic lighter in their pockets. This is why it is said that white lighters are unlucky. Just like the one used in "Bong-hit Station" Nutsy's issue circa...

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Last Train Home - Every spring, China’s cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year’s holiday. This mass exodus is the world’s largest human migration—an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future....

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In 1952 the 24-year-old Yves Klein left Paris for Japan, to pursue his first love; not art but judo. After becoming one of very few Europeans to receive a coveted 4th dan black belt from the Kodokan in Tokyo, Klein returned to France and opened the Judo Académie de Paris. In 1954 the prestigious firm...

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Highlander tribesman wearing yogurt lid through his nose, Papua New Guinea. (un)FASHION by Tibor and Maira Kalman is an unconventional view of vernacular fashion. I picked this book up from a local used book store and it blew me away. Really loved the section showcasing how the old world melded with the new...

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The photo above was my old desk in Los Angeles. You can tell a lot about a person by how they work. Check out this collection of workspaces....

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I used to razorblade photographs out of magazines at the library as a kid. Eventually the Internet came into view, and suddenly there was this wealth of information that I was accessing and meticulously filing away into folders for reference. It wasn't until last year that I thought it'd a good idea to make all...

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Notice something new? Imprint Culture Lab is back this year with a new face. If you're looking for ImprintTalk, you'll now find it here. Looking for stuff from past conferences? If you're looking for invitations to this year's conference, well, these are the opposable thumbs of the whole evolution...