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ElectricLit: Have You Ever Gotten Stuck in a Book?

Perfect.

08/23/16 • 12:41 PM • ArtsBooksEntertainment • (1) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Guardian.UK: Thomas Hardy altarpiece discovered in Windsor church.

The discovery shows it did exist, but that it had been covered over some time in the 1920s.” Totally rad.

08/23/16 • 09:00 AM • ArtsBooksHistoryTravel • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

OpenCulture: What Ancient Latin Sounded Like, And How We Know It.

I’d like to see some mention about how it has been perpetuated as a living language in the Catholic church over this long time period, rather than ignoring that vector of input.

08/19/16 • 10:28 AM • ArtsBooksScholarlyScience • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Amazon.com: Pendleton Rainier National Park Full Blanket.

Pendleton has made a whole series for all the National Parks.

08/19/16 • 10:21 AM • ArtsConsumptionDesignNatureTravel • (1) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

ArtDaily: In Togo, a revival of the ancient allure of waist beads.

What is currently attracting men is the djonou, especially when the colours are well chosen.

08/19/16 • 10:11 AM • ArtsGeneral • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Youtube: Akademia Szermierzy - Fior di Battaglia (medieval longsword techniques).

A bit precious, but as you’ll see, accurate to the historical book.

08/18/16 • 07:45 PM • ArtsHistoryMotion GraphicsPhysical FitnessSports • (2) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

College Fix: Princeton HR department - Don’t use word ‘man’.

Should this be the new ‘default’ for all weblogs and social interactions? Asking. “I’d really like to know, man.

08/18/16 • 11:01 AM • ArtsBooksHuman RightsSocial MediaWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

NYT: How Imperfections Could Bring Down the World’s Most Perfect Statue.

The most popular target for photographers was the David’s genitals. People were obsessed with them.” See Bly, Sibling Society.

08/17/16 • 12:52 PM • ArtsHistory • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Italian Ways: Lake Garda in tourist posters.

More!

08/17/16 • 12:38 PM • ArtsHistoryTravel • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Eidolon: Re-Queering Sappho.

Notable.

08/16/16 • 10:39 AM • ArtsBooksHistoryHuman RightsScholarly • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Amazon.com: Libertarians on the Prairie.

New book, by one of my high school classmates. Go Chris! Ordered.

08/15/16 • 01:25 PM • ArtsBooksPersonal • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago: Catalog of Publications.

Free ebooks. Well, PDFs. Or purchase dead tree copies. Always nice to give back to scholarly institutions ...

08/12/16 • 08:15 PM • ArtsBooksHistoryScholarlyScience • (1) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

YT: Massive Attack - The Spoils ft. Hope Sandoval.

Cate Blanchett, melting looks.

08/11/16 • 10:00 AM • ArtsMotion GraphicsMusic • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Catapult: The Crematorium.

Great piece. So many familiar points.

08/08/16 • 12:31 PM • ArtsBooksPsychology • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

ArtDaily: SITE Santa Fe opens second installment of reimagined biennial series.

Always fun to see Santa Fe galleries in the national news. Hasn’t been happening as much as in the past.

08/05/16 • 09:26 AM • ArtsConsumptionSanta Fe Local • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

The Millions: Heaney’s Aeneid - Book VI.

Quoting another, contemporary translation [sic]:
Fuck! Why?
I swear
by the starsby the gods
and whatever honor
I have, I never
Meant to hurt you
The gods want what they want.

No. Just no. Heaney yes, this ... no.

08/04/16 • 04:46 PM • ArtsBooks • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

NY Times/Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Explores the Power of Time.

As long as we don’t have to revisit the Forest of Dean.

08/01/16 • 02:37 PM • ArtsBooksEntertainment • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Atlas Obscura: Youth Tries to Improve 5,000-Year-Old Carving, Causes ‘National Tragedy’.

Why don’t kids ASK anymore?

08/01/16 • 02:24 PM • ArtsChildhoodHistoryTravel • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Colossal: Mandalas Formed From Foraged Wood and River Stones Designed by Matt W. Moore.

Hmmm. Perhaps I’ll try one of these, next soujourn in the wilderness. Enough scrap wood around these parts.

07/27/16 • 10:18 AM • Arts • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Colossal: Street Artist Paints Over Ugly Graffiti to Make it Legible.

Hilarious.

07/25/16 • 11:47 AM • ArtsLawTravel • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Classic Driver Mag: The cultural renaissance of the Art Deco-era’s rolling sculptures.

Car design’s peak. Thanks, vowe.net.

07/24/16 • 11:19 AM • ArtsDesignHistoryVehicles • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Vice: I’m Sick Of Pretending - I Don’t “Get” Art.

Art, esp. in urban areas, has been seeking emotional and/or physical response for decades. Shock value. Disgust.

There are a whole lot of beautiful and sublime things in this world, but you’d never know it sometimes.

07/24/16 • 10:19 AM • ArtsGeneralPsychology • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

MessyNessy: A Forgotten Bowling Alley’s Steampunk Revival is a Perfect Strike.

Excellent.

07/22/16 • 08:23 AM • ArtsGeneral • (7) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Art Newspaper: Name of mystery woman who received Van Gogh’s ear revealed for first time.

Gabrielle, an innocent victim of a rabid dog and the temporarily deranged artist within the same year, later married and lived well into old age ...” Good for her. The tales she could tell, later on ...

07/21/16 • 12:58 PM • ArtsHealthHistory • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Macworld: Scrivener for iOS review - A sophisticated writing and research app for on-the-go.

Quirky but lovely, I use Scrivener for all my longer-form writing on desktop. I’ve not tried this mobile variant yet.

07/20/16 • 10:32 AM • ArtsBooksInternetMobilePersonalSoftware • (3) Comments • (0) Trackbacks
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