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The Simps’ ‘Tesla’ Video Is A Cheerful Ride Down memory lane

Your songs and videos are full of cultural references, but you don’t just make meme music. When you were making this album and the accompanying visuals, did you have any conversations about finding a balance between hyper-referentiality and original substance? zzzahara: I think our videos are very 90s and a mixture of material that we […]

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What is the Art Renewal Center?

In the early 1970s, the great melodramatic artistic debates of the 20th century were running out of steam: abstraction versus representation, competence versus theory, popular versus elite. But for New Jersey-based food maker, art collector and millionaire Fred Ross, the debates never ended. It represents a crossroads in the history of art, far from the […]

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A TASTING OF CHARLES TURNER to play at the Bridge Street Theater

Concluding an artist residency sponsored by Works & Process LaunchPAD’s “Process as Destination” initiative, Brooklyn-based singer and songwriter Charles Turner, pianist/composer Sean Mason, and playwright Marcus Scott, return to Catskill’s Bridge Street Theater on Sunday afternoon, February 27 at 2:00 p.m., for a “tasting” of songs and selections from an exciting new musical theater piece […]

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8 techniques a beginner should try

Published on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 10:13 a.m. Join 100,000 AFP followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] (© Drobot Dean – stock.adobe.com) Acrylic paint is an artistic medium with the greatest number […]

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Eternally confused and hungry for love, it’s about navigating through the complexities of love

Finding love is not always easy. And it certainly doesn’t get any easier when your “love guru” is a witch doll. Ray, a confused young adult, tries to navigate the complexities of love and the daunting world of romance in a postmodern world in the trailer for Eternally confused and hungry for love. Vihaan Samat, […]

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If these pink walls could talk. . .

The film begins with a puzzled man (Kentucker Audley, who co-directed and co-wrote the screenplay, with Albert Birney) in a room where everything is pink Pepto Bismol. Another man (Linas Phillips) enters, carrying a bucket of fried chicken to go. What exactly is going on here? This question will come up with some frequency. So […]

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Eye-catching portraits and photos of the week

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Liberals back protest against hijab restrictions

Malala has transformed from a brave young woman advocating for women’s education and fighting murderous jihadists to a publicity-hungry liberal who feels no shame in supporting the cause of religious fundamentalists. The full bench of the Karnataka High Court has done well to calm nerves over the contentious hijab issue. But the issue will continue […]

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Jordan Peterson’s speech at the Tobin Center in San Antonio was short on controversy, long on subtext | San Antonio News | San Antonio

Wikimedia Commons/Gage Skidmore Jordan Peterson comes alive during a speech in 2018. After attending clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson’s controversial lecture at the Tobin Center on Thursday night, and in keeping with the recent spirit of public mea culpas, I […]

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John Wesley, an artist who could not be identified, dies at 93

John Wesley, a painter of flat, cartoonish figures who seemed to come not from the well of Pop Art but from a deeper, alien reservoir of the American unconscious inhabited by floating babies, rubbery nudes and the band’s hapless husband comic Dagwood Bumstead, died Thursday at his Manhattan home. He was 93 years old. His […]

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Inventing Anna review: ‘Fake heiress’ drama is a hit

But hang in there, because halfway through it hits its stride, finding both focus and heart, with a few episodes that do well to immerse us more fully in the experiences of two of America’s friendliest seagulls. Anna: a hanged dog lawyer convinced to help him with his business plans (played by ER Anthony Edwards, […]

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Book Review: ‘Pure Colour’, by Sheila Heti

PURE COLORBy Sheila Heti216 pages. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $26. Sheila Heti’s new novel “Pure Colour” is about a young woman who turns into a leaf. “Unrequited love is a bore,” sang Billie Holiday. So it turns out it’s photosynthesis. The name of the young woman is Mira. Her transformation is disorienting, for us if […]

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Alone in Kyoto: Pico Iyer on a winter without tourists

Earlier this winter, I went on a warm evening to Chion-in, the extremely closed and forbidden temple along the eastern hills of Kyoto. One of the most famous Buddhist sites in all of Japan, it’s where crowds gather to hear a giant bronze bell struck 108 times on New Year’s Eve, purging the illusions of […]

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These are the best Wes Craven movies, ranked

Beginning his career in the pornography industry (which seems oddly appropriate), the late director Wes Craven would go on to a gradual and consistent string of successes in commercial cinema. With the first low-budget indie pictures that focused on vile creatures preying on innocent suburbanites, Craven had been making chilling classics since the early 70s. […]

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Parents: Please Urge Lancaster County School Boards to Resist Efforts to Ban Books [editorial] | Our opinion

THE PROBLEM Art Spiegelman is set to be part of Millersville University’s Spring 2022 Lecture on the Holocaust and Genocide. Like NL | LancasterOnline’s Mike Andrelczyk reported that Spiegelman will deliver the keynote on April 28 at the Winter Visual & Performing Arts Center in Millersville. The American cartoonist is best known for his postmodern […]

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The first English translation of Hamann’s “London Writings”

To show the relevance of Johann Georg Hamann (1730-1788) today, he was perhaps the first, in 1784, to add to an unrelated word the prefix “meta”. In his time, he impacted thinkers ranging from Goethe to Kierkegaard to CFW Walther. Today it has been rediscovered and is credited with anticipating – and critiquing – both […]

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Going from a creature of habit to an ever-evolving artist has revitalized my career

Many years ago I had an experience at the Museum of Modern Art that shook me to my core. At a Willem de Kooning retrospective, there was a timeline of his career that detailed his stylistic changes. He works among other things as a house painter, muralist, abstract expressionist, sculptor, then in figurative landscapes before […]

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Pure Color by Sheila Heti — a philosophical fable with surreal twists

Canadian author Sheila Heti launched her career two decades ago writing postmodern fairy tales for adults. His first collection, The middle storiescontained stories such as a plumber wooing a princess, a girl who keeps a mermaid in a jar, and a small dumpling that falls on the floor. Fables traditionally deliver moral lessons, but Heti […]

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Political relations review keeps Florida Department of Education in spotlight

The big story: It was a big deal five years ago when the Florida Department of Education insisted that the struggling Jefferson County’s tiny school district be taken over by a charter school operator. Nothing like this had been done before in the state, and the move caught the attention of education advocates and activists. […]

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Theater review: “The Hang” by Taylor Mac

El Beh in The Hang, here. Photo: Maria Baranova Taylor Mac writes maximalist, flamboyant and mythopoetic works, full of flights of verse, queer references, excessive drag and allusions. They sometimes bloom fabulously like peacocks – Mac’s masterpiece, the megacabaret A 24-decade history of popular music, took 24 hours to perform (or see) – and they […]

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Top 10 Anime Villains in 2021

Top 10 anime villains in 2021: In the postmodern era, it’s the villains that appeal to us the most, not the heroes. As in Shakespeare’s tragedies the protagonists are tragic heroes, today we have tragic villains. Mostly, in anime, we get some seriously convoluted and sleazy villains. Anime is now one of the most popular […]

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Counting with Joan Didion, the archpriestess of cool

Even in “The Year of Magical Thinking”, written in the wake of the death of her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and generally regarded as Didion’s most eloquent and moving work, she cannot help but point out that she is the president of the board of her cooperative; or the name of the store in Beverly […]

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HyFlex education is the black mirror of higher education (review)

I was recently in a high profile meeting at my university where a colleague of mine gave a sober and candid presentation on the challenges and lessons learned from teaching HyFlex over the past year. For those outside the inner circle of educational jargon, “HyFlex” is a portmanteau of hybrid and soft-or it is sometimes […]

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Christian MP Says Prosecution for Bible Beliefs a ‘Privilege’

Through Anugrah Kumar, Christian Post Contributor | Monday, January 17, 2022 Member of the Finnish Parliament, Päivi Räsänen. | ADF International A Christian politician in Finland who faces six years in prison for sharing her deeply held biblical beliefs on sex and marriage says it’s “quite a privilege” to be questioned about her religious beliefs. […]

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Red House, Dorset: the form of post-post-postmodernism? | Architecture

JTwenty years ago, an architectural bomb exploded in Hackney, east London. It was a small and charming bombshell, with no casualties, in a color between baby blue and sky blue, with curious shapes – old Dutch gables inspired by an Amsterdam postcard, silhouette of a tree, idea of child of a house – cut in […]

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Anti-Robot Combat Petition Aims to Stop Artificial Intelligence Weapons Access to Oregon

Autonomous weapons are in use in some countries and an Oregon man fears they will fall into the hands of the police by: Amanda Arden Job : January 14, 2022 / 10:00 a.m. PST / Update: January 13, 2022 / 5:39 PM PST An Israeli Air Force Mk 84 Bomb Spice 2000 from Rafael poses […]

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Best Times actors have starred in movies

There’s nothing fans love more than seeing their favorite actors being able to poke fun at themselves; it’s part of the appeal of watching people host Saturday Night Live, after all. The postmodern, self-referential irony of playing oneself in a performance shows the audience that the actor is a real person and capable of joking; […]

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BMW’s Color-Changing Car ‘Criminals Will Love’ Says Commentator

In this week’s commentary update, readers debate BMW’s updated iX electric SUV and discuss other important stories. The BMW car brand has unveiled a version of its iX SUV that can change color from black to white to suit the mood of the driver. Unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show, the concept car is wrapped […]

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9 speckled decorative pieces to energize a space

In BOHIn the new On Trend series, we’re asking creators to share their favorite current finds. Move over, scribble, there’s a new free-spirited trend in town. After two years of being on our best behavior, we’re turning to playful speckled patterns to invigorate a space with texture and whimsy. Whether it’s post-consumer recycled rubber granules, […]

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Signature Carlsbad condos in danger of demolition

CARLSBAD – Modern architecture enthusiasts are hoping to save a distinctive small condominium known for its whimsical appearance near Carlsbad’s Magee Park. The 40-year-old building, sometimes referred to as Victor Condo, on Garfield Avenue is one of the earliest examples of a postmodern style often referred to as “Blendo” created by San Diego architects Ted […]

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The devotional Catholicism behind the postmodern work of Andy Warhol

I was waiting for the opening of “Andy Warhol: Revelation”At the Brooklyn Museum with great impatience. The exhibition, which “explores the artist’s long-standing relationship with his faith that frequently appears in his works,” features both his own works and objects of Catholic devotion he has collected. Juxtaposed with the other collections on display in the […]

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Modern farmhouse style renovated Manorville house listed for $ 799,000

A 3,100 square foot postmodern home on Florence Drive in Manorville costs $ 799,000. Built in 1979 as a Tudor-style home, the home has been completely renovated inside and out, with an exterior consisting of a combination of brickwork and vinyl siding, listing agent Anna Marie said. Fiore de Fiore Real Estate Sales. “The whole […]

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34 pink bedroom ideas – pink bedroom ideas for adults and girls

julia lynn It’s no secret that pink can be polarizing. Historically reserved for nurseries, the rose has traditionally been cataloged as feminine and sweet. Nowadays, however, designers are illustrating that it is possible to rethink pink and take it in sophisticated, even rebellious, new ways. Today’s top designers especially like to use pink in bedrooms. […]

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Xbox Game Pass set to unload seven titles later this month

The Xbox Game Pass service will be phasing out seven titles over the next two weeks. A new leak from a trusted insider offered this information, much to the disappointment of players. And subscribers have to hurry if they want to try the titles that have left the subscription service. ADVERTISING The article continues under […]

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This is what GO Transit looked like in the 1970s

Toronto has always been the hub of commerce and employment in the region, and it takes an ever-evolving transit system to move the working masses in and out of the city. GO Transit responded to this call in 1967, becoming the country’s first regional transit system, and Metrolinx offers a step back in time in […]

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Kevin Janison leaves News 3

Kevin Janison’s final predictions on KSNV Channel 3 were his. The famous and veteran meteorologist told his audience after Thursday’s 5 p.m. TV show that he was leaving the station. Janison may well quit broadcast journalism altogether. “It was an absolutely great and amazing trip,” Janison said on air, with her weather map in the […]

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16 new musicians and groups to know in 2022

2021 may not have been the triumphant rebound in music we all hoped for when concerts and festivals were halted due to last year’s roller coaster, but despite unfavorable circumstances, performers continued to innovate. Some of the best tracks of the year have come from little-known newcomers like Daine and Gayle, while talents like Mia […]

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I see green | www.splicetoday.com

I don’t know why, but it hasn’t struck me how long it’s been since the original Matrix trilogy until I’m already watching the fourth, released last week and again directed by Lana Wachowski (Lilly Wachowski remained a co-writer). Because Matrix revolutions released in November 2003, the Wachowskis turned down annual offers from Warner Brothers to […]

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How Irish lesbian writing has developed over the centuries

Why do we still write books about Irish lesbians in the 21st century? Since the second wave of feminism in the 1960s, the decriminalization of homosexual acts in Northern Ireland in 1982 and in the Republic in 1993, the establishment of civil partnership in 2011, which was then replaced by same-sex marriage in 2015, has […]

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24 inmates with bachelor’s degrees in pastoral ministry will serve North Carolina prisons as ministers

Twenty-four men wearing black caps and robes walked across the stage at Nash Correctional Gymnasium on December 15 to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in pastoral ministry. They shook hands with Danny Akin, president of Southeastern College, the undergraduate school of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and posed for a photographer. For these men, about […]

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Year of dance in review: the most inspiring pandemic pivots of 2021

Maggie Carey and Ian Buchanan of Smuin Contemporary Ballet perform “(I love you) for sentimental reasons” at the Bruns Amphitheater in Orinda on May 9th. Photo: Scott Strazzante / The Chronicle If you’re looking for hope in these uncertain days, you might find it in the resilience of the Bay Area dancers and choreographers on […]

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The virgin birth a necessary basis for Christmas

“The virgin birth is a necessary foundation for Christmas and for the life of the believer,” says renowned pastor and seminary president Jack Hayford.Tragically, disbelieving basic truths has become a normative part of modernity.Oxford agnostic professor Sir William Ramsey, one of the greatest archaeologists of all time, has decided to scientifically refute the Fourth Gospel. […]

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In the British countryside, a holiday feast with butter in the shape of a sofa

It’s hard to say where the business ends and where the family begins for Alex Willcock, 57, and Felix Conran, 27, the British father-and-son founders of the furniture brand. Creator and son. Willcock was introduced to Conran’s mother, interior designer Sophie Conran, in the early 1990s by her then-employer, design and restaurant manager (and Sophie’s […]

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Intellectualizing art: the work of Emre Hüner[Elektroisolazyon]’at Arter

In its conceptually freest and historically avant-garde form, experiencing the perplexity that contemporary art can instill is tantamount to living behind a language barrier. With only fragments of understanding and subject to frames of exclusivity, both mimetic when not entirely opaque, the heartbreaking charge of postmodern artists is that they support veils of darkness so […]

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What if uprooting was the cause of our discomfort?

We are uprooted from our soil like trees in a hurricane, separated from our extended family, local community, and the natural world. Witness the plight of Gen Z, born in the mid to late 1990s, who were expected to play hopscotch all over the United States in their lifetime, holding 18 jobs, spanning six careers, […]

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10 Exciting Warner Bros. Movies to be published in 2022

Outside of Disney, Warner Bros. is home to Hollywood’s most valuable IPs, and the studio’s list of 2022 releases is one of the most impressive years they’ve had to date. Between the third Fantastic beasts movie, a Sesame Street reboot, and science fiction based on Mars Moonshot, there is so much to look forward to […]

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David Bowie said Ziggy Stardust had done something “better than the Monkees could ever make”

David Bowie and The Monkees were very different artists. Despite this, Bowie compared one of his most famous characters, Ziggy Stardust, to the Monkees. He felt that the Prefab Four were lacking in relation to his creation. Additionally, Bowie revealed that he created Ziggy Stardust in part because he was “fed up” with hippies. David […]

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Welcome to the world of Metaverse, the era of seductive barbarism!

Life has lost its emotion. It no longer has meaning, it has lost its soul. Yes, life had a soul, it had value, it had meaning. Despite all the wars, murders, chaos and crises, life was worth living because it had a spirit, because it had meaning and value, perhaps because value was. known and […]

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The Blatant Stereotypes and Subordination of Women in Indian TV Commercials

Extracted with permission from The Beauty Paradigm: Gender Discourse in Indian Advertising by Jaishri Jethwaney, published by SAGE Publications India / SAGE Response. Jaishri Jethwaney Beatuy’s paradigm: gender discourse in Indian advertising SAGE Publications India, September 20, 2021. What emerges unambiguously from the analysis of Indian ads across various brand categories is the blatant stereotyping […]