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The Alice Tarot: More Than Just a Pack of Cards

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 12.22.2014 | Books
Stephen D. Winick

The Alice Tarot gets its distinctive lush look from the Baba team's unique approach to illustration. Each card is based on photographs of places, animals, objects, and costumed people, collaged into seamless tableaux and blended through skillful illustration.

Artists Transform Vacant Office Building Into Surreal Artistic Wonderland

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.27.2014 | Arts

We don't normally associate corporate office buildings with artistic inspiration. The Berber carpet, fluorescent lighting and rolling chairs do not a ...

Alice - The New Opera

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.21.2014 | Arts
C. M. Rubin

"Dodgson himself wrote that he imagined his work as musical theater -- an "operetta"." - Gary Bachlund Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska are schedul...

Humpty Dumpty & Friend

Paula Gordon | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Romney/Ryan have piously wrapped themselves in the rhetoric of "bipartisanship." As with much of the bombast coming from their campaign, it is manifest nonsense.

Defending Fact-based Reality Against Propaganda

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While visiting family in the Midwest recently, I was startled when two different relatives asked me, "Have you seen that film 2016?" Both were eager t...

Through The Looking Glass

Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts

Patrick Jacobs's dioramas provide peeks into a world in which reality is presented in such exquisite detail it begins to look surreal. The New York...

Mixology

David Park Curry | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
David Park Curry

Our arresting bit of visual mixology, another flight back in time, was modeled by Karl L. H. Műller (1820-1887). As the Duchess says to Alice in Wonderland, "Everything's got a moral if only you can find it."

Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, narrator Nick Carraway remarks, "You can't repeat the past." To which Jay Gatsby replied, "You can't repeat the past? Why of course, you can."

Dale Chihuly: Alchemy in Glass

Darby Roach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Darby Roach

I'm standing with Dale Chihuly in a large open, high ceilinged room called the hot shop. The reason for the name is immediately clear. Along one wall the furnaces glow orange.

Narrative Magazine's Friday Feature:

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Narrative Magazine: Since her novel "Them" won the National Book Award in 1969, Joyce Carol Oates has been a major force in contemporary American lett...

An Environmentalist's View of Alice in Wonderland

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

In Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, those depicted as being fully themselves tend to convene or live outside, amid the vividly rendered trees, mushrooms, and wild things.

Alice in Wonderland: An Unnecessary Adaptation That's Merely Decent

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

The problem with Tim Burton's Alice isn't that we already know the story, the problem is that it feels curiously lifeless.

The Most Important Moment From This Week's Lost

Rob Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Cohen

How about the reveal of Jack as a father? Eh. Interesting, but not that important. And Jack was a pretty awkward dad. He talked to his son like he would talk to his therapist.

Cutting to the Chase

Robin Lakoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robin Lakoff

It seems obvious that people create shortened forms to save time. And yet, most often, we don't save that much time and may run the risk of endangering intelligibility.