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Union Missionary

The Union Missionary is the successor journal to the Union Missionary Herald, which was posted in full on this site last year. The paper was the official organ of the Union Missionary Society, the predecessor of the American Missionary Association, and ran from May 1844 through September 1846. 50 more words


Bettina Graziani Dies at 89; Supermodel of Fashion’s ‘New Look’ by MARGALIT FOX


Ms. Graziani, who was ubiquitous in the 1940s and ’50s, became an avatar of the postwar style built around full skirts, cinched waists and elegant silhouettes. 16 more words


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “In Loving Memory.”

…only lead to a shocking discovery that she had left a suicide note inside her diary, signed and dated March 10, 2013.

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Karl Lagerfeld on Fur (Yea), Selfies (Nay) and Keeping Busy by MATTHEW SCHNEIER


Now in his 70s (or 80s), the German-born designer is as prolific as he is tenacious, with a terse wit and a predilection for Delphic pronouncements. 16 more words


In Bed-Stuy, a New Store is Like a Petting Zoo for Clothes by MOLLY YOUNG


The looks are loose and international at Sincerely, Tommy in Brooklyn.

Published: March 5, 2015 at 12:00AM

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Newspapers, readers and the “managed public sphere” during the Soviet sixties

The third CamCREES seminar of the term saw Dr Simon Huxtable talk about the changing role of the newspaper in Soviet society.  Under Stalin, papers focused on official and ceremonial information; actual news had a relatively small and controlled role to play.  1,010 more words


Such a Beautiful Game...

I’ve been working on Ghost Stories II and on copywriting a lot lately so my indifferent ignorance radar has been turned to low. Or maybe the thought of analysing Mohammed Emwazi is too depressing to make a reality. 216 more words

Indifferent Ignorance