Pop Culture's First Viral Pet: Tommy Tucker the Squirrel

August 23, 2015

I discovered these photographs while looking through LIFE magazine archives, and was struck by how bizarre they are, but more fascinating is how they seem to forecast pop culture's fascination with animals being cute in human ways. In the early 1940s, LIFE reported on a story whereby a woman had adopted an orphaned baby squirrel

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Mascots: Animals & the Armed Forces

June 05, 2013

 For your consideration, here is a selection of photos that capture emotional relationships between animals and soldiers.

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UNTITLED by Nacho Ormaechea

April 29, 2013

 Nacho Ormaechea takes as his muse the "inspiring yet anonymous" pedestrian of Paris, where he works as a graphic designer and artist.  Bound by the boarders of his subject's silhouettes, Ormaechea creates stunning photo montages which aim to "induce moments of introspection" within the viewer.

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PLAYLIST: Warm Weather Wandering

April 26, 2013

Here at Philistine we love SONGZA! It's the perfect place to turn for awesome playlists that compliment any mood. We recommend that if you aren't already using it, you download it asap. We wanted to share a portion of one such playlist with you, we've had it on loop for a couple days at the shop, so we hope you like it! 

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STYLE ICON: Lauren Hutton

April 22, 2013

In her heyday Hutton was known as the "fresh American face of fashion", and today, nearing 70 years old, continues to stand as a beacon of raw beauty, sophistication, and joie de vivre. 

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Canadian Pacific Hotels: Enduring National Landmarks

April 20, 2013

A major chapter in the evolution of modern day Canada is the building of our transnational railway. Along with this new network to connect the nation, a series of luxury hotels were opened by the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) to motivate and accommodate vacationing. 

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