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  • 10 years ago

    Marni Kotak has been in the Williamsburg art scene for a decade. When not doing public relations, she creates multimedia pieces where she re-enacts her real-life experiences. She and the other students due to graduate from Brooklyn College launche...

  • 10 years ago

    Poppy Z. Brite, author of the novels Liquor, Prime, and the forthcoming Soul Kitchen, has been chronicling the life of New Orleans through the experiences of working class gay men, millionaire chefs, and even serial killers, for over two decades. ...

  • 10 years ago

    James Sturm planned to give up reading comics when he started college at the University of Wisconsin in the early 1980s, but exposure to underground gods like R. Crumb and Kim Deitch changed his life. Sturm attended the School of Visual Arts in Ne...

  • 10 years ago

    The Mad Housers was founded in 1987 by several Georgia Tech architecture grad students who realized that homelessness was becoming a problem in the Atlanta area, and that with simple, inexpensive materials they could design and build warmer, safer...

  • 10 years ago

    When Toni Pallett was diagnosed with incurable breast cancer in 1999, she started preparing for her own death, and visited a funeral parlor as a "pre-need" client, to start planning for the end. There, her questions about embalming and other pract...

  • 10 years ago

    Despite an excellent record with regard to publications and teaching, Professor David Graeber of the Yale University Anthropology Department was informed last month that his contract would not be renewed. According to Graeber, senior faculty, alre...


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