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Art made its final flight, climbed higher and higher in an ever-decreasing tighter-turning spiral until, with one last erg of freedom, one last dendritic synapse, it disappeared up its own fundamental aperture .

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The Right Stuff

I first hear about Tom Wolfe’s book The Right Stuff when I read Scott Kelly’s biography, Endurance. Kelly had said it was what inspired him to become an astronaut, so I was interested in reading it. 257 more words


Modernism’s Last Nightstand

History suggests IKEA could eat the technology industry’s smart-home lunch. Here’s hoping. 3,390 more words


Birthday Book Haul

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Stardust and Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman |I found these absolutely stunning covers on Book Outlet and knew I had to have them. 732 more words

Wild Beauty

Modern Art has become completely literary: the paintings and other works exist only to illustrate the text. 

— Tom Wolfe The Painted Word


Writers die. The art doesn't.

The great authors Tom Wolfe and Philip Roth died eight days apart this month. I heard nothing about the startling proximity of the loss of two of America’s towering writers. 427 more words


Could It Be Time For New Journalism 2.0?

One of the central tenants of the Society of Professional Journalists’ Code of Ethics, “Seek truth and report it” stands as a pillar of ethical journalism. 1,090 more words

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