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[Bernadette Wyer, above left, The first female President of the RIAC and model Esme Manserth Wallace outside the Mansion House , Dawson Street, Dublin today]

Ahead of this weekend’s RIAC [Royal Irish Automabile Club] National Classic Car Show. at the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

Name those cars anyone?

The irish Veteran & Vintage Car Club

(Mark Stedman/Photocall ireland)



In the mid 1920′s, cinematographer Claude Friese-Greene travelled around  the UK with his (at the time) hi tech color film camera to create a famous series of films called The Open Road, subsequently restored and circulated by the BFI.

Last year, filmmaker Simon Smith retraced Friese-Greene’s journey through London, mimicking the timing angle and location of the original sequences shot for shot. If you’re at all familiar with London, the side by side comparison above is somewhat awesome.


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An identification chart for the undead in the appropriately visceral style of a vintage medical illustration, successfully Kickstarter’d by Jason B. Thompson, who sez:

How many different forms of undead and not-really-undead have gone by the zombie name? As a horror fan, when I hear that something has “zombies,” I want to know: are they fast zombies or slow zombies? Viral zombies, supernatural zombies or alien-invasion zombies? Headshot zombies, living zombies or writhing-severed-limbs zombies? Crazed, unreasonable people who are alive but act ‘zombie-like’? Voodoo zombies, cannibal zombies or rotting Etruscan curse zombies?

Full sized version here.