New York is a bike-friendly place where anyone can hop on a 2-wheeled vehicle and zip right past the taxis and all around town. In a city where all kinds of people sport all kinds of bikes, photographer Sam Polcer decided to document the wide range of personalities across the five boroughs in his series, called Preferred Mode. Each of his portraits stylishly portrays urban riders in their leather jackets, T-shirts, or business suits standing alongside their selected mode of transportation. His colorful collection conveys the unique and expressive individuality of each NYC resident and was recently published by Prestel publishing as a book titled New York Bike Style. "I fell in love with biking here in New York City," explains Polcer. "Once you realize what biking in New York can do for you as a New Yorker - being able to explore places that you wouldn't normally explore, get places faster, see neighborhoods better, meet cool people, and do that without having to struggle on the…
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Likewise, drinking may make some boys seem sullen, but most just get angry. (VIa)Based on this digitally preserved dating guide, apparently from the year 1938, women looking for love pre-Pearl Harbor were drunk lushes who were prone to getting dressed in front of their date, crying at the table, and grabbing at the rear view mirror to put on makeup even while "Man" is driving.
El 26 de agosto de 2014 se cumplen cien años del nacimiento de uno de los escritores clave de la literatura argentina -y por qué no mundial-, dueño de una imaginación única que supo ser plasmada en sus cuentos y novelas, varios de los cuales han inspirado a directores de cine de distintas latitudes. Aquí, una selección de aquellas películas que recrean, o reiventan, el mundo cortazariano en imágenes.
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