Nitehawk Cinema Presents Movie-Inspired Menus from Brooklyn’s Dine-In Theater

Penned by Matthew Viragh and published by Countryman Press, Nitehawk Cinema Presents Movie-Inspired Menus from Brooklyn’s Dine-In Theater is an ode to NYC’s beloved independent movie theater and the cuisine they’ve paired with classic films over the years. Since 2011, the cinema has pioneered imaginative food and drink options influenced by and served at their screenings (from The Shining-inspired Red Rum cocktail to instant ramyun like …

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From ocean photography to decolonizing Chinese typography, American movie theater archaeology and more

Decolonizing Chinese Typography With New Font “Ku Mincho Hong Kong native Julius Hui is on a mission to build a new typeface that traces the lineage of the Chinese language, a font he calls Ku Mincho. In China, typography has a sordid history of colonialism and political standardization—first, calligraphy styles were dictated by the whims of emperors, then by Japanese imperialism, and then by the …

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An opera in a Bauhaus swimming pool, counterculture in the internet age, a hotel-cinema hybrid and more

Modern Counterculture + the Invasive Internet “In the internet era, true counterculture is difficult to see, and even harder to find—but that doesn’t mean it’s not there,” Berlin-based writer Caroline Busta writes in her Document Journal debut, “The internet didn’t kill counterculture—you just won’t find it on Instagram.” In her article, Busta points out that counterculture isn’t as simply classified as it used to be. …