via bestofwikipedia: Dünyayı Kurtaran Adam (The Man Who Saves the World) is a Turkish-made cult film commonly known as Turkish Star Wars because of its notorious use of unauthorized Star Wars footage worked into the film. It was released in 1982 in the midst of massive political upheaval. As a result, American-made films weren’t easily acquired and were often remade with a Turkish cast and...
via reddestijl: Thank you for hosting me over the last few weeks. I think I have learned a lot from you and I hope you’ve at least been slightly changed by me (okay that might be pushing it). Some notes: I’ve never partied it up, or gone out until 4 am, as much as I have here. This habit won’t continue when I get home but thanks for giving me the opportunity to be 22 again. Tost with no...
via cocuk: naif dedikleri.
istanbul: photos by veysel gençten, music by mercan dede. thousands and thousands of still photographs shot and compiled between 2002 and 2007. it’s almost as much an ode to the digital camera itself as it is to the camera’s subject.
they might be giants: ‘Istanbul [Not Constantinople].’ some of my non-turkish friends here and i have agreed that we find it a bit surreal when ‘istanbul [not constantinople]’ comes over the soundsystem at, say, a bar or at someone’s house party in istanbul [or anywhere in turkey, for that matter]. when i’ve asked turkish friends if there is anything funny or...
via ersanmartin: illustrator sadi güran.