Dave Eggers shower curtain

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Products on Tuesday 3 January 2012

Object-based quarterly The Thing is releasing its latest issue, a monologue by Dave Eggers, as a shower curtain. It’s printed on the outside, so it’ll be hard to read as you wash yourself, but you can read it while peeing.

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Chaldron Optical System for The Thing Quarterly

Matthew Specktor Reader Find

By Matthew Specktor in New Products on Tuesday 18 August 2009

The Thing. Not the John Carpenter movie, of course, but the subscription-only art object, curated by a different person each time. Jonathan Lethem’s Chaldron Optical System is the current one, an item of enigmatic and satisfying beauty. Who knows what will be next?

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