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William Gottlieb’s Beautiful Vintage Photographs of Jazz Legends, from Billie Holiday to Louis Armstrong
William Gottlieb’s Beautiful Vintage Photographs of Jazz Legends, from Billie Holiday to Louis Armstrong

Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gilespie, Thelonious Monk, Ella Fitzgerald, and Mister, Billie Holiday’s dog, too.

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The Importance of Frustration in the Creative Process, Animated
The Importance of Frustration in the Creative Process, Animated

“Before we can find the answer — before we can even know the question — we must be immersed in disappointment.”

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The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss
The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss

“…a creature content with himself as animal and artist, and one who didn’t give a lick or a spit for anyone’s opinion, one way or another, of his work.”

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Little 1: Paul Rand’s Sweet Vintage Children’s Book About Numbers, Soulmates, and Belonging
Little 1: Paul Rand’s Sweet Vintage Children’s Book About Numbers, Soulmates, and Belonging

A mid-century love story about the loneliest number, its quest for belonging, and its eternal soulmate.

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The Happiness of Pursuit: What Science and Philosophy Can Teach Us About the Holy Grail of Existence
The Happiness of Pursuit: What Science and Philosophy Can Teach Us About the Holy Grail of Existence

“When fishing for happiness, catch and release.”

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Plink Plink! Celebrate World Water Day with Vintage Children’s Illustrations circa 1954
Plink Plink! Celebrate World Water Day with Vintage Children’s Illustrations circa 1954

A marvelous mid-century homage to Earth’s lifeblood.

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