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Philly.com
How 'lawless' tailgaters run amok at Historic Strawberry MansionPretend for a moment that you are part of a wedding party, celebrating on the l
How 'lawless' tailgaters run amok at Historic Strawberry Mansion
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Pretend for a moment that you are part of a wedding party, celebrating on the lawn of historic Strawberry Mansion. It’s an evening wedding and the sun is beginning to set. A little earlier in the evening, you and fellow wedding guests noticed the... Read more
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The Atlantic
How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Revived Modern Myth-TellingBook Review By Carol and Philip Zaleski In this nearly magical room, amid fir
How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Revived Modern Myth-Telling
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
Book Review By Carol and Philip Zaleski In this nearly magical room, amid fire-crackle and clink of glass, you can hear them talking. Pipe smoke is in the air, and a certain boisterous chauvinism, and the wet-dog smell of recently rained-on tweed.... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
Please Kill Me | Punk Rock | Oral History | 20th AnniversaryPUNKING THE INDUSTRY: 'Please Kill Me' was the bestselling book ever about punk
Please Kill Me | Punk Rock | Oral History | 20th Anniversary
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 8 days ago
PUNKING THE INDUSTRY: 'Please Kill Me' was the bestselling book ever about punk music, and opened the floodgates for hundreds of oral histories done in the same style. In much the same way that punk was a musical revolution, the definitive book... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
'Kill Me' NowIn much the same way that punk was a musical revolution, the definitive book ab
'Kill Me' Now
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 8 days ago
In much the same way that punk was a musical revolution, the definitive book about punk was a literary one. With its modernization of the oral history tradition—telling its 424-page story entirely in a string of quotes that form a solid, winding... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: academic to spend year as David Bowie's many personasFrom Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane to the Thin White Duke, a cultural studies
Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: academic to spend year as David Bowie's many personas
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
From Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane to the Thin White Duke, a cultural studies professor in London is to live his life as David Bowie for a year to gain a better understanding of the pop icon’s mind. Will Brooker, a film and cultural studies expert... Read more
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The Irish Times
Five artists push Tallaght’s boundaries | Visual art round-up The Young Curators Project throws up some fascinating takes on the landscape
Five artists push Tallaght’s boundaries | Visual art round-up
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
The Young Curators Project throws up some fascinating takes on the landscape Roma (1979) from the series Diaframma 11 by Luigi Ghirri. Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery/copyright estate of... Read more
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Sun Star
Seares: Killing lawyers“Nobody owns life but anyone who can pick up a frying pan owns death.” -- Will
Seares: Killing lawyers
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
“Nobody owns life but anyone who can pick up a frying pan owns death.” -- William Burroughs WHY does the murder of a lawyer send public officials posturing their concern and the police scrambling to solve the crime? On Oct. 11, 2004 Arbet Sta.... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'He loved weightlifting and buying jewels': Andy Warhol's friends reveal allWe all know Andy, the alien in the fright wig with his Marilyns and Elvises, wh
'He loved weightlifting and buying jewels': Andy Warhol's friends reveal all
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
We all know Andy, the alien in the fright wig with his Marilyns and Elvises, who died at the age of 58 from complications to gall-bladder surgery. Most artists are referred to by their proper but distancing surnames – Constable, Matisse – but he’s... Read more
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The Advocate
Patti Smith Memoir 'Just Kids' Soon to Be a Showtime Limited SeriesShowtime has announced plans for a limited series adaptation of Patti Smith's b
Patti Smith Memoir 'Just Kids' Soon to Be a Showtime Limited Series
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Showtime has announced plans for a limited series adaptation of Patti Smith's best-selling memoir Just Kids. The memoir, which won the 2010 National Book Award for Nonfiction, details the beginnings of the punk singer's career and documents her long... Read more
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Independent
Terence Blacker: How an LSD trip changed my life for good when I was lostIt was my old friend Pierre’s front teeth that were different. He had none. He
Terence Blacker: How an LSD trip changed my life for good when I was lost
Independent / Posted 18 days ago
It was my old friend Pierre’s front teeth that were different. He had none. He was a cycle messenger in New York these days, and had been involved in a nasty accident. Now he was in Barnes, staying for a few weeks at the house of an older man,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Lenny Bruce: the comedian who shocked BritainLenny Bruce and 100 jokes by 100 comedians Although these kinds of reactions w
Lenny Bruce: the comedian who shocked Britain
Daily Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
Lenny Bruce and 100 jokes by 100 comedians Although these kinds of reactions were predictable, neither he nor anyone else was prepared for the tenor of the upbeat reviews. George Melly in The New Statesman hailed him as "the evangelist of the new... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Land Art Festival Archstoyanie Marks 10th YearOne of Russia's most remarkable festivals, the land art event Archstoyanie, cel
Land Art Festival Archstoyanie Marks 10th Year
The Moscow Times / Posted a month ago
One of Russia's most remarkable festivals, the land art event Archstoyanie, celebrates its 10th anniversary this weekend. The festival was set up by artist Nikolai Polissky, who moved away from Moscow to live in the beautiful, if remote, area of a... Read more
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CNN
Godfather of 'Gonzo' journalism: Ralph SteadmanThis article was originally published on Hungertv.com -- the online counterpart
Godfather of 'Gonzo' journalism: Ralph Steadman
CNN / Posted 1 months ago
This article was originally published on Hungertv.com -- the online counterpart to Hunger, Rankin's biannual fashion and culture magazine. (CNN)Ralph Steadman likes to swim first thing in the morning, but it leaves him feeling dizzy. "I think I'm... Read more
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The New Statesman
Michael Moorcock: “I think Tolkien was a crypto-fascist”Photo: French Cockpit You can’t go home again. The last time Michael Moorcock
Michael Moorcock: “I think Tolkien was a crypto-fascist”
The New Statesman / Posted 1 months ago
Photo: French Cockpit You can’t go home again. The last time Michael Moorcock visited Notting Hill – once the countercultural cradle of his dimension-spanning science fantasies and home to the author, his young family and one of his best-loved... Read more

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