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Laika - If You Miss (Laika Virgin Mix)

Spectral and ethereal; from Kevin Martin’s 1995 ‘Macro Dub Infection Volume 1’ compilation. Laika were a UK band lumped into the nebulous ‘Post-Rock’ category. They consisted of Margaret Fiedler McGinnis (London based American musician) and John Frenett, who formed Laika after being members of Moonshake.The original mix of this tune is also quite lovely.


Laika to Mark 10th Anniversary With Presentation, Screenings at View Conference

Laika, the stop-motion studio behind such movies as “The Boxtrolls,” “ParaNorman” and “Coraline,” will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special presentation at the View Conference in Turin, Italy, running Oct. 114 more words


Random Musings: Graphic novel reviews, Laika and The Arrival

On November 3, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 2 into orbit with a single passenger on board— a small dog called Laika. She was the first living creature to venture into space. 708 more words


In 1957 a stray dog called Laika became the first animal in space aboard the Soviet spacecraft Sputnik 2. While she died within hours of takeoff due to overheating, her journey paved the way for human space travel and the first man on the moon. 442 more words

From the desk of Grant Hayter-Menzies

Grant Hayter-Menzies is the author of From Stray Dog to World War I Hero: The Paris Terrier Who Joined the First Division (Potomac Books, November 2015) and is donating a portion of each book’s sale to… 1,129 more words


The Kitchen


dust bunny . small spaces kitchen . vintage fridge (lxlNoel)
dust bunny . small spaces kitchen . vintage stove
dust bunny . small spaces kitchen . 235 more words

Second Life

Russian dolls from space!

I bought a set of ugly russian dolls and dedicated myself to another makeover. My boyfriend suggested turning them into astronauts, idea my girly mind discarded specially after making a more traditional set (see the post from 2 Jul. 177 more words