Author Archives: Ben King

Image of the Day, February 8, 2013

Peter Mendelsund redesigns the covers of Joyce classics, and writes a lengthy, but great post about it. Seen here, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Image of the Day Archive 

Image of the Day, February 6, 2013

A visualization of the aggregate number of years taken away from the victims of gun violence by Periscopic. Image of the Day Archive 

Image of the Day, February 5, 2013

Verbicide has a nice collection of ’80s punk flyers. Shown: Minor Threat, The Untouchables, SOA, and Bad Brains, playing a benefit for Paul’s Amp. Image of the Day Archive 

Image of the Day, February 1, 2013

Yesterday’s Google Doodle honored Jackie Robinson‘s 94th birthday. Did you know that in 1951, Robinson posted a 9.3 WAR? Or that he only struck out in 5.2% of his at bats? Image of the Day Archive 

Image of the Day, January 31, 2013

The poster for director Danny Boyle’s latest, Trance. Designer as-yet unknown, but we’ll update when we find out. Image of the Day Archive 

Image of the Day, January 30, 2013

Deadspin points us to Facebook’s Data Science team, who combed more than 35 million users who have “liked” NFL teams’ fan pages, and then created maps to display the findings. The result is possibly the most accurate representation of NFL regional fandom. Image of the Day Archive 

Image of the Day, January 29, 2013

The cover of last weeks’ Thursday magazine. Creative direction: Adonis Durado; Art direction: Waleed Rabin. Image of the Day Archive 

Image of the Day, January 28, 2013

Today’s letters illustration in The New York Times by Maxwell Holyoke-Hirch, on the politics behind the gun debate. Image of the Day Archive