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Tuesday Tunes #5: Name That Blues Tune

Have you ever heard a song–in a movie, during a movie trailer, on the radio–and immediately you were hooked?  Like, WHAT IS THAT SONG sort of hooked?   602 more words

Tuesday Tunes

Cesspool pt. 5

Tonight’s assignment: two dive bars and a dance club. The bars shouldn’t be a problem, but the club is pretty high-end and I’m sitting down to talk to the owner, so I have to dress accordingly. 2,947 more words

Fiction Friday

Hong Kong vs Taiwan: Comparing lives in two different places

Having lived in both Hong Kong and Taiwan, here I’ll recount some of the differences between the two places. Accompanied by comics from Taiwanese artist… 714 more words

Hong Kong

Is this architecture school?

What is architecture school? Metropolis has published a fine essay asking that question, written while a student by Miguel Córdova Ramírez, a 2014 graduate of the School of Architecture and Urbanism at Ricardo Palma University in Lima, the capital of Peru. 386 more words

Urbanism And Planning

We could be heroes just for one day

I’ve been promoted from superhero seamstress to superhero!

I just had to share how fun the Superman Festival in Metropolis, IL is. It’s a smalltown affair, but they have a large variety of yummilicious food carts, oodles of superhero collectibles, a myriad of costumed characters, and of course the Superman Museum where I took this picture of Delilah’s superhero friend. 83 more words

Musings Of A Creative

Noida’s Domestic Workers' Take on the ‘Madams’ - A Report from Ground Zero: Maya John, Sunita Toppo and Manju Mochhary

This guest post is an investigative report by MAYA JOHN, SUNITA TOPPO and MANJU MOCHHARY, who are associated with Gharelu Kamgar Union and actively involved in organizing domestic workers. 6,496 more words

Violence-Conflict

23 Temple Street: Miniature Sculpture by Joshua Smith

An intricate miniature sculpture of a building on Hong Kong’s Temple Street by South Australian artist Joshua Smith.

Source: 23 Temple Street: Miniature Sculpture by Joshua Smith

Art