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In the sleepy heart of Richmond in Melbourne sits a small bookshop and cafe.  It’s 9:30am. 180 more words


Glittering heights

This post is the next in a series of five stories about how my year-long bicycle experiment has changed me. In the first story I wrote about… 189 more words


Exhibiting the Nonexistent

An exhibition about the Subject of the Artist School seems like it would be a rather straightforward task: display some advertisements or invitations that were used to promote the evening lectures, include some edited lecture notes compiled by the founding members and guest speakers, and choose some photographs that show the attendees. 693 more words

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"The Hottest Live Wire in the U.S.A."

My favorite person in the early New York punk scene may be an eight-year-old girl.

Let me explain.

A large part of my research thus far has involved trawling the “vault” of PUNK magazine, whose website includes select scans from the magazine’s back issues. 449 more words

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Bumble Bee Boots and The End of Days

I just returned from a long weekend in Asheville, NC. I went to an optometric conference and spent most of the time in a windowless room. 2,082 more words


From Henry James to the Triangle Fire: A Century at 27 Washington Place

Washington Place has a distinctly nostalgic feel.  The block between Washington Square East and Greene Street is probably the closest New York University comes to resembling a suburban college campus, with violet and white flags flying on both sides of the street, and the greenery of Washington Square Park as a backdrop.  1,361 more words

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