Dial J for Jacob

Mostly comics and film. Some photography and design. I am drawn to the secret history of things.

I often stay up too late and I rarely do anything productive. I live in Brooklyn.
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milanesespecialselection:

Il Gamba de Legn, Milano

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shari-vari:

walter iooss… 1960s

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natgeofound:

A well-worn stairway leads to a house on Oahu’s North Shore, November 1979.Photograph by Robert Madden, National Geographic

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wehadfacesthen:

Movie star sisters Dorothy and Lillian Gish, 1930s

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superdames:

Lois Lane can take care of herself, thank you very much.

—Superman Family #222 (1982) script by Tamsyn O’Flynn, art by Bob Oksner

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wehadfacesthen:

Metropolis  (Fritz Lang, 1927)

wehadfacesthen:

Metropolis  (Fritz Lang, 1927)

In good fiction, certain of the details will tend to accumulate meaning from the story itself, and when this happens, they become symbolic in their action.
Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners

Miles Davis

Miles Davis

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kanyelle:

all of tumblr

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wandrlust:

"It’s true we had a gentleman’s agreement, but unfortunately, I am no gentleman." — Design for Living (Ernst Lubitsch, 1933)

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