Category Archive: Arts & Crafts

Ghent Comic-Con: The Aftermath

I’m from the “good old TV generation”. A kid from the 80s and 90s who grew up with Star Trek, MacGyver, The A-Team, Knight Rider, Quantum Leap, The X Files, Buffy, Friends, Stargate,… Continue reading

Fantastic Lille 3000

Though I’m generally not into scifi movies and literature, I grew up with boys who were very much into Star Trek, Star Wars, V and other films/shows dealing with space, aliens and basically… Continue reading

Hit the Road, Jack!

One of the first authors I read when I was a child was Jack London. Like most kids, I started with “White Fang” and “The Call of the Wild”, although my favorite books… Continue reading

Pole Dance: The Amazing Jenyne Butterfly

I tweeted the first video a few weeks ago. First, I need to say that I know nothing about pole dance. I can’t even remember why or how I ended up watching it… Continue reading

Diane Arbus

The first time I ever heard of Diane Arbus was when I watched “Fur”, a movie starring Robert Downey Jr and Nicole Kidman. The movie itself is a masterpiece but is just a… Continue reading

Big Dam Heroes

What I like about the Internet and social networks is that being a fan of something makes you belong to a community. You can share your excitement with people who are as excited… Continue reading

Amish Quilts

To complete my Master’s degree in 2004, I had to write a dissertation and then defend it before a college committee. Emotionally speaking, the few days preceding the defense felt like a complete… Continue reading

Sam Taylor-Wood: Hooked on a Feeling

The first time I ever heard of Sam Taylor-Wood was when Elton John hired her as the director of his new music video “I Want Love” feat. Robert Downey Jr (big fan here!).… Continue reading

Michael Loyd Young – Blues, Booze and BBQ

Being an americanophile when you live in Northern France is not that easy. I had no difficulties fulfilling this hobby in the past years when living in Paris, Brussels and London: capital cities… Continue reading

Richard Avedon

Two years ago, when I was still living in Paris, I went to an exhibition on Richard Avedon‘s work. Avedon is a famous photographer renowned for his portraits of celebrities such as Marilyn… Continue reading