Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Five things that made my day this week:

I was late to the party on this one, but I finally got to see the video introduction that The New Yorker magazine did for its iPad application. Previously I thought that The New Yorker was a liberal middle-brow version of Reader’s Digest.

I’d read some issues but I could take it or leave it. However this video made me re-evaluate my opinion of the brand.

I was reminded of how awesome youarelistening.to is this week. A combination is of police scanner content and ambient tracks from Soundcloud make this must-have late night background listening.

Lancôme’s Hypnôse Star film with Betty Boop is achingly smart work. Director Joann Sfar managed to make a posh mascara do so much more.


And for those of you that can’t see YouTube, here is the video on Tudou (which is longer than the YouTube version):

One of Europe’s largest dance festivals was streaming live on YouTube, I was reminded of when MTV first started off its broadcasts from Ibiza:

Finally for those of you working on social media campaigns outside china Find Your Facebook ID is a boon. After timeline came in the ID number became obscured which rendered many tools useless, however this site does what it says on the tin. Put the link of the Facebook page in and out pops the ID number, it’s that simple.