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Yarn-Bombing at the University of Chester

Over the last week, MakingFeminism has been working hard to install our first piece of yarn-bombing in the Department of Social and Political Science at the… 646 more words

Knitting

Negativland turns Disney animatronic outtakes into "Right Might"

Any kid who’s ever gone to Disneyland has probably been dragged by their parents to the park’s least entertaining attraction, Great Moments With Mr. Lincoln, at which a creepily dead-eyed Abe Lincoln animatronic intones bits and pieces of the celebrated president’s most famous speeches. 194 more words

Weird News

TTDPHX Welcomes New Tech, Science, Culture Writer

Please welcome TTDPHX’s newest writer, Rax, who will share the fringe of science and technology and how it fucks with culture. Catch his semi-regular posts on afternoons when there’s no… 15 more words

Random Stories

The Locavore Aesthetic and Consumer Ethics

A week or so ago, my family went and ate at The Farmhouse in Evanston. The Farmhouse prides itself on locally-sourced ingredients. It lists its beers by cost and distance from your table. 1,068 more words

Consumer Culture

Negativland's new album "It's All Your Head" questions the existence of God and comes packaged in an actual Bible. That won't piss anyone off.

When last we heard from our favorite sound collage culture jammers Negativland, they were honoring the spirit of the late Casey Kasem by re-releasing their banned single “U2″ that featured Kasem’s familiar, woolly voice unleashing a profanity-laced tirade. 378 more words

Weird News

Whedonesquesly odd

A friend recently posted the following image courtesy of artist Steve Byrnes on her Facebook page.

It unsettles me. And for a moment, I couldn’t figure out why. 250 more words

Death

Another dead end

This is my 504th post. While in New Orleans I noticed the blues singers digging into that old bag of call and response, and I wondered if they were just repeating the verses to convince themselves of something. 10 more words

Photography