Those who compulsively hate on what’s popular never think that’s what they’re doing. Like the paranoiac who believes his tin foil hat is all that saves him from the government machine, these people legitimately confuse […]
Everyone uses the slippery slope argument when it suits them and opposes it when it doesn’t. It was used by the Left against the partial-birth abortion ban in 2003. It was used by the Right […]
The Guggenheim in New York is running a major retrospective on Hilma af Klint through early 2019. I discovered her only recently as I was doing research for my forthcoming occult mystery, FEAST OF SHADOWS. […]
“I brought together all creatures, birds, beasts, reptiles, all trees and plants, usages and appearances, that are found in all tropical regions, and assembled them together in China and Indostan. From kindred feelings, I soon […]
William Gibson famously observed, a couple decades ago now, that the future had arrived, it just wasn’t evenly distributed. The fact that he had to say that and that people still find it insightful suggests […]
Born María de los Remedios Alicia Rodriga Varo y Uranga in Anglès, in a small town in the province of Girona, north of Spain in 1908, Remedio Varo helped her mother get over the death […]
Lynn Nguyen’s “glitch” art reveals the duplicity of human psychology in the era of high technology. Her subjects’ reflections and GIF-based glitches reveal a darker truth to our tender moments. Click for larger image.