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. . art . .
sensation and the shark (deceased): art, entertainment, mortality, and media frenzies
There is no longer a clear distinction between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ art, if ever there was.
by max podstolski
in search of the real time: bill viola
Bill Viola is obsessed with the traces people leave upon the objects which eventually end either in dust-bins, or in museums.
by adrian mihalache
. . economics . .
sympathy for the devil: microsoft and the molopoly
What's the old Chinese proverb: “Be careful what you wish for, it may come true.” Judging by the muted reaction from Silicon Valley to the ruling that Microsoft is a monopoly, Bill Gates's enemies may have finally realized that they have formed a circular firing squad.
by g.j. lau
The economy is one of the most important and talked about subjects in the world. It potentially affects the well-being of hundreds of millions of people around the globe.
by by philippe e. duford
. . politics . .
american cowardice.... or just a lack of vision
What are Americans afraid of? Why do they need so many guns?
by nicolai tolstoy
. . religion . .
the words of God?
Rather than going on a rant about the mid-winter pagan festival and the Jewish celebrations that were sabotaged by Christian efforts to hold a birthday party for Jesus several months away from his actual birthday, I admit to getting caught up in Christmas on a few different levels.
by jon schildbach
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