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Art in Paradise Pictures

Art in Paradise Pictures

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Art in Paradise

Art in Paradise

I work at Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG), a non-profit organization, and I love it. This will be my third summer working there, but my first in the office, putting my degree and post graduate certificate to good work. I spent my first two summers as a student gardener, [Read More]

Cottonwood Art Festival this Weekend

Cottonwood Art Festival this Weekend

If you live near Richardson in the DFW area, check out the Cottonwood Art Festival this weekend. Artists will include painters, sculptors, 2D mixed media, glass blowers, jewelry makers, metalsmiths and wood workers. Artists Nisha and Dan Ferguson,i.e. "DaNisha" [Read More]

Art for the Sake of Conversation or Controversy?

Art for the Sake of Conversation or Controversy?

In its broadest sense, conventional wisdom considers art as taking an idea out of the air and creating something that didn’t exist before. Susan Crane, an art student at the University of Maine in Farmington put American flags on the floor of a museum as a way to [Read More]

How Much Do Novelists Make? (Part 3 of 3)

How Much Do Novelists Make? (Part 3 of 3)

(Novelist Norman Mailer during his salad days. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.) Have you heard about the Justine Larbalestier Survey? Justine Larbalestier, a novelist from Down Under, conducted his own informal survey and asked his 18 "fellow Aussies, folks from the UK, [Read More]

12 Great NYC Photo Blogs (Plus 1)

12 Great NYC Photo Blogs (Plus 1)

Photo by Quarlo.com I’m a sucker for NYC photo blogs (PBs) because I love the Big Apple but I never had the chance to live there on a long-term basis. So NYC photo blogs are how I try to get my regular fix of things-New-Yoark. With every photo I remember once again [Read More]

How Much Do Novelists Make? (Part 2 of 3)

How Much Do Novelists Make? (Part 2 of 3)

(Best-selling author Dan Brown. Courtesy of Wikipedia.) Let's continue our empirical investigation into novelists' income with the League of Utah Writers (LUW) 2004 Survey. The results of a survey that the League of Utah Writers conducted in 2004 with 234 writers [Read More]

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A Cinematic Feast: “Welcome to the Rileys” (2010)

A Cinematic Feast: “Welcome to the Rileys” (2010)

Here is a tiny little film that barely earned $320,000 in total box-office receipts world-wide and screened only in 11 [Read More]

The American (2010) – A Cold Story Served Well Like Chilled Caviar

The American (2010) – A Cold Story Served Well Like Chilled Caviar

THE AMERICAN is a philosophical exercise on what constitutes “The Reality.” Can we tell what’s going on inside a [Read More]

Growing Up with Harold Bloom

Growing Up with Harold Bloom

Going through my library this weekend, I came across an old copy of Harold Bloom’s classic, The Western Canon. [Read More]

Critics in Love

Critics in Love

This blog isn’t wont to dole out dating advice.  Thinking upon my own predicament trying to find romance, [Read More]

The Military and the Meaning of Science

The Military and the Meaning of Science

The other day, I read an article in the New York Times regarding the American military’s turn to renewable [Read More]

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