Books

Southern California Swimming Pools: 1945-1982

Southern California Swimming Pools: 1945-1982

Anyone who’s taken a plane flight over LA knows that its landscape isn’t marked by rivers, crop fields, or cows. Rather, it’s distinguished by an inordinate number of swimming pools, collectively forming an iconic staple of SoCal living that’s been explored by David Hockney, Herb Ritts, and countless other artists who have been inspired by the region’s so-called “backyard oasis.”

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10 Adorable Pictures from Vintage Cookbooks for Kids

10 Adorable Pictures from Vintage Cookbooks for Kids

Because teaching kids to cook isn’t the same as teaching grown-ups, cookbooks have always used a different approach in getting children to learn how to prepare food: they get them into the kitchen with pictures of cute, fun-to-make desserts.

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Top 10 Books On Graffiti

Top 10 Books On Graffiti

From the 1987 book Spraycan Art to The History of American Graffiti, this required reading list gives you everything you’ll need to stay informed about the past, present, and future of graffiti art across the globe.

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MAD Celebrates 60 Years by Publishing More Madness

MAD Celebrates 60 Years by Publishing More Madness

MAD celebrates its diamond anniversary with a book chronicling the history of the magazine, Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity. It seems hard to believe that MAD has been around so long, or that it’s had several instances of controversy, but Totally MAD offers a glimpse into the publication’s wide-reaching take(…)

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