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(R)evolution in Berlin: The David Bowie Epic Exclusively at Martin-Gropius-Bau

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Berlin was rumbling in early 2013 when David Bowie was appearing all over the city in the form of posters for his surprise album The Next Day, his first in a decade.

Reinventing the Apocalypse: Gary Lemons Streams Collective Consciousness With Poetry (Part 2)

Russell C. Smith | Posted 11.16.2013 | Home
Russell C. Smith

His current collection of poems, "Snake," imagines a post-apocalypse Earth long after the extinction of the human race where a character that embodies all of the feelings, thoughts and emotions of our entire civilization when it no longer exists.

Jason Linkins

Politico's Harris And VandeHei Are Sick Of Your Politico Critiques | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Every interview with Politico's two-headed hydra, John Harris and Jim VandeHei, is a tiny little puzzle-box treasure. And credit must be dispensed: Th...

Artist as Ouroboros: James Franco's Gay Recycling in Berlin

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

It is all too apt that James Franco should dedicate, in the metropolis that made gender-bending an art form, his latest multimedia exhibition, Gay Town.

Jason Linkins

What Was All The Fighting For? | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

If you've been attempting to keep track of how congressional Republicans view the coming sequester cuts at home, you've probably been leaning heavily ...

Jason Linkins

ABC News Reports That ABC News Will Be Awesome | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Good news, everyone! ABC News just sent word of a breaking story -- an ABC News exclusive, in fact! -- straight to my inbox. So let it resound: ABC Ne...

The Bilbao Effect: Architecture of Pattern Interruption?

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Consider Bilbao-effect (not necessarily, Bilbao-style) buildings not as pointless architectural excess but as existentially relevant topographical alarm-clocks for urban consciousness.