Johann Georg Hainz’s Cabinet of Curiosities, circa 1666. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
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.
TheHusband whisked me away to Chicago earlier part of the week to see Elbow, we were then home for a few days, and now we’re up at Throbbing Cabin to open it up for the summer. My media empire is currently a titch light at the moment.
P.S. You can now follow me on Pinterest on what I’m reading, watching, and listening.
Cakes and Ale by W. Somerset Maugham
(Amazon | Worldcat | GoodReads)
- The Americans
I’m really loving how this series just seems to gain strength after strength, and who knew it was the kid this entire time? Where the series is going next is going to be key — either the showrunners will make it the best thing ever or it will just destroyed in their attempt to gain ratings.
- Survivor: Cagayan
The show has ended another season. Hurrah.
Weekly watching: Fargo, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Louie, Penny Dreadful, Mad Men, Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, Veep, Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, Doctor Blake Mysteries, Elementary
- Pride and Prejudice Dubstep(video)
- You Can Learn A Lot About America From Each State’s Internet Search History
- Eden Alexander, Crowd funding, and Discrimination Against Sex Workers
- I AM SHERLOCKED DanceMob Saint-Petersburg (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
- Scarlett Johansson sues author of novel that “stole her image”
- Live Long and Prosper in This $35 Million Star Trek Mansion
- ’80s Video Dating Montage(video)
- Ghost Hunters “Hear Richard III’s Ghost” In King’s Haunted Deathbed Bedroom
What have you read/watched/listened to this week?
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