During the Renaissance, cabinet of curiosities came into fashion as a collection of objects that would often defy classification. As a precursor to the modern museum, the cabinet referred to room(s), not actual furniture, of things that piqued the owners interest and would be collected and displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner. Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes is my 21st century interpretation of that idea.
It’s a slow week as I’m getting back in the groove of doing CoCC. This week, it’s just links!
- Norwegian Vikings Among the First to Raid British Isles
- 10 International Television Series We Wish We’d Thought Of Ourselves
- It’s Not Just Cosby: Hollywood’s Long List of Male Scumbags
- 19 Science-Fiction And Fantasy Novels By Women Of Color You Must Read
- A Psychological Explanation for Why ‘Serial’ Drives Some People Crazy
- Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ Fits Almost TOO Perfectly With Aerobic Dance Video
- Tinder guys posting with art
- See the massive, stunning collection of art the Smithsonian just put on the web for free
- One Hundred Questions: A Toolkit for Conversations
- ‘Curling Night In America’ set for NBCSN, Universal Sports
What have you read/watched/listened to this week?
This day in Lisa-Universe in: 2014