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This Week’s Recommended Reading

August 6, 2010
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Freelance Writing (insider's guide)/Central Midfield Role/Snooki/Influence & Plagiarism
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2 Sentence Review: Diary of a Teenage Girl (An Account in Words and Pictures)

July 23, 2010
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2 Sentence Review: Diary of a Teenage Girl (An Account in Words and Pictures)

Having recently discovered this multi-media gem from 2004 at one of my favorite thrift stores for a mere $2, I’m pleased to find Phoebe Gloeckner’s graphic novel/journal-entry style documenting the pubescent sex-capades of her fifteen-year-old character Minnie Goetze and her subsequent loves, losses and intense loneliness so all-consuming that I read Diary of a Teenage...
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A Horribly Bitter Description of Film School from Someone Who’s Been There

March 5, 2010
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A Horribly Bitter Description of Film School from Someone Who’s Been There

“Battleship Potemkin… is that the one where Steven Seagal is the Navy SEAL disguised as a cook?”
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“OMG BFF LOL” :: Charlie White’s Girl Studies

March 21, 2009
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“OMG BFF LOL” :: Charlie White’s Girl Studies

You don’t have to peep into a girl’s gym locker room or a sorority house to get a glimpse of a girl’s life.  Instead, check out Philadelphia-bred Charlie White‘s latest series entitled “Girl Studies.” White employs photography, short film, and animation to display his findings.  The diversity of his mediums seems to foreshadow the...
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Two Faced: The Statue of Liberty

December 7, 2008
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Two Faced: The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is actually a statue of two different people. The face was that of Charlotte Bartholdi, the mother of the designer Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. The sculptor’s girlfriend, Jeanne-Emilie, was the model for the statue’s arms and body. Who-da thunk it?
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Heard of Elephants: This Collective of LA-based, Socially-Conscious, Experimental Musicians and Artists Want To Be Heard

December 5, 2008
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Heard of Elephants:  This Collective of LA-based, Socially-Conscious, Experimental Musicians and Artists Want To Be Heard

The Heard of Elephants are not ones to follow the pack. Preferring to push the boundaries as they create, they created a collective that sees no boundaries. Located in Highland Park, California, you will not find them on any tourist map. At least not yet… In other words, if your artistic philosophy matches theirs...
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The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

October 7, 2008
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Can  a moment of sporting brilliance be considered art? I think this video makes it clear. For a brief moment on saturday Zlatan Ibrahimović  was not just an athlete, but an artist. Who would have imagined that the lovechild of Walker, Texas Ranger and Edgar Degas would be so beautiful?
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