Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Lesbian archives, water on Mars, essential art terms, saying goodbye to Jonathan Gold and more

1. Farewell to Jonathan Gold More than a restaurant critic and Pulitzer Prize winner, Jonathan Gold was a champion of his native Los Angeles. Gold, who wrote with genuine fondness and excitement about his food adventures, passed away this weekend at 57 years old. With over a thousand reviews published throughout his career, he wrote about everything from “Korean porridge parlors, Lanzhou hand-pulled noodle vendors, …

Drawing Logos From Memory

In a recent study, 150+ Americans were asked to draw 10 iconic logos from memory as a test to see just how effective branding can be. The 10 logos chosen included Apple, Starbucks, adidas and more—and the results came back quite varied. From people “forgetting to bite the apple” in Apple’s logo to combining old logos with new ones, there were plenty of mistakes. That …