Smith Journal Volume Five
Keith Richards reckons he pulls them from the ether. Charles Darwin says it took 30 years of research. Great ideas come from all sorts of places and timestamps, and this volume pulls in a mix of light bulbs and slow burns.
There’s one man’s quest to archive the entire internet. A Japanese café in a one-street Aussie town. The tale of the Mexican cowboy suit. A legendary American artist who worked with great talent and without fanfare for more than 50 years. And the man who made his own lightning (or did he?)
A.A. Gill talks about starting bar fights. Jon Ronson pulls out his most influential books and films. Builder Lloyd Kahn describes the growing impact of small-scale structures and chocolate maker Josh Bahen runs through making bars with just two ingredients.