Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Prince's Paisley Park opens to the public, our nearest habitable planet, the history of chairs and more in our look at the web

1. Prince’s Paisley Park to Open to the Public Most people will remember exactly where they were when they heard that His Royal Badness, Prince, passed away. The tragic news then led to many wondering what would happen to his immense backlog of work, and his beloved home/studio Paisley Park. The trust that’s running the late musician’s estate announced that—starting 6 October—Paisley Park will be …

Fat Brad: a Cookbook Inspired by On-Screen Eating

Described as “an edible ode to the movie star who eats like no other, Brad Pitt,” a new cookbook called “Fat Brad” has been inspired by the actor’s on-screen diet. From Rusty’s carpark burger in “Ocean’s 11” to chicken and potatoes inspired by “Snatch,” the dishes have been photographed beautifully—with plenty of thematic touches. Part cookbook and part film studies, this book is apparently the …

Elliott Landy’s Opening Night

A glamorous collection of images from the famed photographer in a limited edition book

Whether or not you know the name Elliott Landy, you’ve most certainly seen his work. The photographer has captured iconic rock and roll imagery for decades. From Woodstock (he was the official festival photographer in 1969) to intimate work with Bob Dylan, his photo books have also achieved much acclaim. His most recent, however, is a departure. Replacing the grit and sweat with glamour, Landy’s …