beijing 2008

  • Matthew Mitcham

    The Advocate chose the 20-year-old openly gay Olympic diver (a media sensation in his native Australia) to be their September cover boy. Mitcham doesn’t like the comparison to openly gay diver Greg Louganis either, which is fine with us, as long as Mario Lopez doesn’t play him in a made-for-TV movie. Read More ›

    Eliot Glazer 6 years ago 1 response

  • New Gorillaz

    Gorillaz members’ Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett’s new viral video ushers in new album. The video is a recreation of the Chinese folk tale Journey to the West. While primarily created for the BBC’s 2008 Summer Olympics marketing campaign, the video also coincides with the announcement of a new long playing release from the Gorillaz duo. It should come as no surprise that the video is a harbinger of more to come from the creative juggernaut that is Damon Albarn. Watch Video ›

    John Redmond 6 years ago 1 response

  • Venues of Beijing 2008

    The newest and most striking of the 37 event venues of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Of the 37 venues being used to host the Olympics in Beijing, 12 were newly constructed for the competition. Whether its the massive National Stadium (nicknamed the “Bird’s Nest”) or the incandescent National Aquatics Center, Beijing certainly managed to produce some stunning new architecture. Awesome links and photos aggregated below. Read More ›

    John Redmond 6 years ago respond


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