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“The Cinematic Universe”: A Video Essay on How Films Cinematize Cities & Places, from Manhattan to Nashville, Rome Open City to Taipei Story

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Watch 12 Seasons of the Dick Cavett Show, 18 Seasons of Johnny Carson & Many Other Classic Shows on Shout! Factory

WATCH 12 SEASONS OF THE DICK CAVETT SHOW, 18 SEASONS OF JOHNNY CARSON & MANY OTHER CLASSIC SHOWS ON SHOUT! FACTORY

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The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross & Banksy: Watch Banksy Paint a Mural on the Jail That Once Housed Oscar Wilde

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Haruki Murakami Has Created New T-Shirts Featuring Words & Imagery from Norwegian Wood, 1Q84 and More

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The New Enlightenment and the Fight to Free Knowledge: Part 1

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Who Built the Egyptian Pyramids & How Did They Do It?: New Archeological Evidence Busts Ancient Myths

WHO BUILT THE EGYPTIAN PYRAMIDS & HOW DID THEY DO IT?: NEW ARCHEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE BUSTS ANCIENT MYTHS

Although it's certainly more plausible than hypotheses like ancient aliens or lizard people, the idea that slaves built the Egyptian...

The Last Interview Book Series Features the Final Words of Cultural Icons: Borges to Bowie, Philip K. Dick to Frida Kahlo

THE LAST INTERVIEW BOOK SERIES FEATURES THE FINAL WORDS OF CULTURAL ICONS: BORGES TO BOWIE, PHILIP K. DICK TO FRIDA KAHLO

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Where Did the Metal Scream Come From? And How Do Metal Vocalists Avoid Destroying Their Vocal Cords?

WHERE DID THE METAL SCREAM COME FROM? AND HOW DO METAL VOCALISTS AVOID DESTROYING THEIR VOCAL CORDS?

Do metal singers take vocal lessons? Surely not the greats of old! Did Bruce Dickinson, Rob Halford, and Ozzy Osbourne take lessons?...

Why the Flood of Musician Memoirs? An Exploration by Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast 84

WHY THE FLOOD OF MUSICIAN MEMOIRS? AN EXPLORATION BY PRETTY MUCH POP: A CULTURE PODCAST 84

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Ursula K. Le Guin's Tao Te Ching: How the Sci-Fi Legend Created a Landmark Rendition of the Taoist Classic (1997)

URSULA K. LE GUIN'S TAO TE CHING: HOW THE SCI-FI LEGEND CREATED A LANDMARK RENDITION OF THE TAOIST CLASSIC (1997)

Brenda : Can you imagine a Taoist advertising agency? “Buy this if you feel like it. If it's right. You may not need it.” Ursula: There...

A List of 132 Radical, Mind-Expanding Books from Rage Against the Machine

A LIST OF 132 RADICAL, MIND-EXPANDING BOOKS FROM RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

If you like Rage Against the Machine, but don't like their “political bs,” you haven't actually listened to Rage Against the Machine,...

 
 
 
What Are the Real Causes of Zoom Fatigue? And What Are the Possible Solutions?: New Research from Stanford Offers Answers

WHAT ARE THE REAL CAUSES OF ZOOM FATIGUE? AND WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS?: NEW RESEARCH FROM STANFORD OFFERS ANSWERS

The technology we put between ourselves and others tends to always create additional strains on communication, even as it enables near-constant,...

The Little-Known Female Scientists Who Mapped 400,000 Stars Over a Century Ago: An Introduction to the “Harvard Computers”

THE LITTLE-KNOWN FEMALE SCIENTISTS WHO MAPPED 400,000 STARS OVER A CENTURY AGO: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE “HARVARD COMPUTERS”

Image via Wikimedia Commons As team names go, the Harvard Computers has kind of an oddball ring to it, but it's far preferable to Pickering's...

 
 
 
Why Putin Wants Alexei Navalny Dead

WHY PUTIN WANTS ALEXEI NAVALNY DEAD

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Hear Brian Eno Reinvent Pachelbel's Canon (1975)

HEAR BRIAN ENO REINVENT PACHELBEL'S CANON (1975)

Discreet Music came out in 1975, when most of its first listeners had never heard anything quite like it; there must have been some...

 
 
 
The Exquisite, Ephemeral Paper Cuttings of Hans Christian Andersen

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When Jack Johnson, the First Black Heavyweight Champion, Defeated Jim Jeffries & the Footage Was Banned Around the World (1910)

WHEN JACK JOHNSON, THE FIRST BLACK HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION, DEFEATED JIM JEFFRIES & THE FOOTAGE WAS BANNED AROUND THE WORLD (1910)

“Being born Black in America... we all know how that goes...” -Miles Davis, liner notes for A Tribute to Jack Johnson When Muhammad...

 
 
 
Radiohead Ballets: Watch Ballets Choreographed Creatively to the Music of Radiohead

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Download 280 Pictographs That Put Japanese Culture Into a New Visual Language: They're Free for the Public to Use

DOWNLOAD 280 PICTOGRAPHS THAT PUT JAPANESE CULTURE INTO A NEW VISUAL LANGUAGE: THEY'RE FREE FOR THE PUBLIC TO USE

“One of the biggest considerations when traveling to Japan is its inscrutable language,” writes Designboom's Juliana Neira. But then,...

 
 
 



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Trump spotted outside Trump Tower in first NYC trip since leaving office

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BritBox UK Launches On Amazon; Sky, WarnerMedia, ViacomCBS Team For Kids...

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Thousands of women join Indian farmers' protests against new laws

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