Tag: color

  • Indigo Go-Go Under the Rainbow

    Indigo Go-Go Under the Rainbow

    At the risk of sounding like an 80s observational comic, it never occurred to me, until writing the derpy headline above, that Judy Garland sang “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” in black and white. Thematically, it makes no difference — it’s not the rainbow’s spectrum of color that made the moment so much as its promise […]

  • Synesthesia, Now in Technicolor

    I spotted a peculiar mental exercise pinned to the wall of pediatric doctor’s office today. It was apparently devised to a create a left-brain, right-brain conflict when one says the name of a color, rather than the word in which said color is applied. Since the left-brain processes language and the right color, some order […]