leisure 02.24.16

Hump Day
Every Person in New York

The online Museum of Endangered Sounds is a stroll down auditory lane where you can hear the sounds of dialing a rotary phone, a teletype machine and the AOL Instant Messenger bleep.

Speaking of endangered sounds, do you want to be in a room full of drunk, showtune-belting Aussies? If you answered yes to that, good news! Our very own West Village institution, Marie's Crisis, inhabits a pop-up bar in Sydney from March 1-10, where every song is an 11 o'clock number.

Bizet's Habanera with new orchestrations.

Medieval Pet Names

The 99 Percent Invisible podcast is a terrific listen on the premise that "design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing."

We're slightly skeptical that the Biscuit Appreciation Society has a 17-year waiting list to join, as they claim. But what a lovely world it would be if it were true.

30 Greatest Concept Cars Ever

P!nk and her Dad, a Vietnam vet

Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. Look for more at Jason's site and his book Every Person in New York.


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