Ben Schott

Schott

This week, Ben Schott discusses six things with Ivan which he thinks should be better known.

1. Stud cufflinks http://www.trendhim.co.uk/articles/the-cufflinks-your-ultimate-guide

2. Polari https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polari

3. The photomontage artist John Heartfield http://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/393

4. The graphic design of movie poster billing blocks https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/ben-schott-movies-billing-blocks.html?hp

5. The “Celestial Empire of Benevolent Knowledge” https://garagemca.org/en/event/lecture-by-andrey-velikanov-jorge-luis-borges-the-garden-of-forking-paths-the-analytical-language-of-john-wilkins-chora-the-archaeology-of-knowledge

6. The secret codes of calling cards http://www.faena.com/aleph/articles/on-victorian-cards-for-secret-flirtations/

Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney

Midorikawa

This week, Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney discusses six things which they think should be better known.

1. The crime fiction of Celia Fremlin http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/invisible-ink-no-249-celia-fremlin-9847533.html

2. Barreiro http://www.atlaslisboa.com/abandoned-lisboa-the-comboio-graveyard-in-barreiro/

3. Emma Hardinge Britten http://www.ehbritten.org

4. Anne Sharp https://austenprose.com/2008/06/07/jane-austens-dearest-friendship-with-miss-sharp-still-resonates-today/

5. The Japanese countryside https://donnykimball.com/countryside-travel-5c8e789c3fad

6. The history of children with learning disabilities https://langdondownmuseum.org.uk/the-history-of-learning-disability/social-history-of-learning-disability/

Richard Canning

Canning

This week, Richard Canning discusses six things which he thinks should be better known.

1. Ronald Firbank http://www.nytimes.com/1973/07/22/archives/prancing-novelist-the-fixer-of-modern-camp-a-defence-of-fiction-in.html

2. Nils Dardel http://dardel.info/famille/artistes/NilsDardel/NilsDardelE.php

3. The Bathers https://peterross.scot/articles/the-bathers/

4. Karol Szymanowski http://www.roh.org.uk/people/karol-szymanowski

5. The Comeback http://www.hbo.com/the-comeback

6. Tigre https://turismo.buenosaires.gob.ar/en/article/visit-tigre-buenos-aires%E2%80%99-waterside-getaway

Lucy Hughes-Hallett

LHH

This week, Lucy Hughes-Hallett discusses six things which she thinks should be better known. The episode was produced by Oliver Morris at Whistledown Studios in London.

1. The Deposition by Pontormo in the Church of Santa Felicita, Florence http://arthistoryblogger.blogspot.com/2018/05/jacopo-pontormos-deposition-of-christ.html

2. The beach at Covehithe, Suffolk
http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2007/jul/14/beach.suffolk

3. Rosa Alba Celestial http://www.classicroses.co.uk/celestial-shrub-rose.html

4. The Immortal Dinner by Penelope Hughes-Hallett http://www.theguardian.com/books/2000/sep/23/classics.johnmullan

5. Angelo and Rosaline, by Bettina http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3931718-angelo-and-rosaline

6. The island of Veliki Brijuni http://www.istria-culture.com/en/national-park-brijuni-i119

Dan Benedictus

Benedictus

This week, Dan Benedictus discusses his six choices:

  1. Gorge Du Tarn https://about-france.com/tourism/tarn-gorge.htm
  2. Preserved Lemons for cooking https://www.bbc.com/food/preserved_lemons
  3. Using V8 Vegetable juice instead of tomato juice in a Bloody Mary https://v8juice.co.uk/recipes/classic-v8-bloody-mary/
  4. Narwhals www.worldwildlife.org/stories/unicorn-of-the-sea-narwhal-facts
  5. The film closer to the edge – a documentary about the Isle of Man TT www.theguardian.com/film/2011/apr/21/tt3d-closer-to-the-edge
  6. The album OK Cowboy by Vitalic https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/8538-ok-cowboy/

Richard Walker

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This week, Richard Walker discusses his six choices:

1. Florida Southern College http://www.franklloydwrightatfsc.com
2. The early films of Peter Greenaway – ‘The Falls’ and other oddities http://www.thehorsehospital.com/archive/past/kinokulture-past/peter-greenaway-the-falls
3. Michael Hurley – American folk troubadour surrealist http://www.snockonews.net
4. Robin Noscoe – 20th Century Renaissance man and inspirational art teacher http://www.compusmall.co.uk/benedictsark/index.php/stephen-batty/95-that-blysful-place
5. Sardinia – a hidden jewel in the Mediterranean http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/19/sardinia-sad-song-lost-opportunity
6. Elephant and Castle – as a desirable destination http://www.anadventurousworld.com/elephant-and-castle/

Catharine Morris

Morris

This week, Catharine Morris discusses her six choices.

1. The role of an editor http://www.writersandartists.co.uk/writers/advice/151/self-publishing/editing/the-role-of-an-editor
2. Structured procrastination http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-ProcrastinateStill/93959
3. Simon Gray’s memoirs http://www.chaseside.org.uk/books/simon_gray_memoirs.html
4. Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird https://ideas.ted.com/14-writing-tips-from-beloved-teacher-anne-lamott/
5. Benefits of having an older father http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/aug/26/fatherhood-benefits-leaving-late
6. Pipedown http://www.furious.com/perfect/pipedown.html