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EDWIN TANNER AND JAMES HULLICK: SYSTEMS FOR EMPTYING CULTURAL VALUE

“Mathematical expressionism”, a term invented by the Argus Gallery in 1961 to designate Edwin Tanner “the sole member of the class”, could well be the most useful approach to understanding the systems that govern our lives. 875 more words

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Why You Can't Trust Negative Reviews (New York Times Article)

ONE-STAR REVIEWS—CAN YOU TRUST THEM?

The New York Times recently published the following article (click the link below to read it) entitled,

Why You Can’t Really Trust Negative Online Reviews… 111 more words

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Why Final Fantasy IV is a Masterpiece | Stiles' Series Synopsis

This is part four of a… way too long project to truly analyze every entry in the Final Fantasy series, both within the context of its time, but also in the here and now. 22 more words

Analysis

The Chrono Trigger Paradox: A Myriad of Misconceptions | Stiles Chrono Synopsis


This video is long overdue… not just from me, but from the gaming community at large. There’s been a lack of actual examination when it comes to Chrono Trigger, anything other than glowing praise is immediately stomped out, which does a disservice to video games as an artistic medium. 44 more words

Analysis

The First BeaconLit 500-word Competition Longlist

Following the results announcement of the final month’s entries, we are now in a position to share the longlist of 34 stories (in alphabetical order): 279 more words

BeaconLit

Don't Go To College to Learn How to Write

It’s summer, it’s likely that any high school or college graduates who are planning to continue education in the fall have already applied to programs they were interested in, but before you drop tens of thousands of dollars on an ““education,”” let me make an argument. 1,064 more words

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Finding (and Keeping) a Good Writing Critique Partner

Constructive criticism is something any writer or aspiring author must learn to endure. Good writers not only endure it, they understand it is critical to the process of writing. 1,560 more words

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