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Tag Archive: art

Apr 15 2014

Ania Bula needs your help to table at WiS3

Ania Bula and Alexander Gonzalez of Scribbles and Rants are doing a fundraiser to get to Women In Secularism 3. Well, they WERE, until some kind soul paid for their and Miranda’s tickets. Now Ania’s asking for help funding the fundraiser so she can table as well. Thanks to a generous donation, Alex, Miranda, and …

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Jul 21 2013

#FtBCon: Atheism, Science and Art

There were several tense moments when Glendon’s various devices all failed him in series; and when Anne’s internet connection completely failed her early on. But Amy, forced to fill time, did a pretty good job of keeping the panel together. Even through the sake! And a few lucky folks won some free Surlys, to boot.

Mar 01 2013

How do you value things that are freely obtained?

Amanda Palmer talks about how she’s monetized her art in a non-traditional manner, and how much success she has had and how much money she has made despite giving her music away for free. Her husband had some words about piracy that dovetail beautifully with Amanda’s philosophy. They got me to thinking — how much …

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May 20 2012

Jed Henry’s video game samurai: Edo pop for gamer nerds

Ever wanted some artwork you could hang on your wall that would please both art connoisseurs and video game fanatics alike? Jed Henry has you covered. On his tumblr, he’s released three pieces of art rendering classic video game characters in ukiyo-e style, reimagining their most recognizable traits as the accoutrement of great samurai warriors. …

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Apr 12 2012

Smithsonian exhibit: The Art of Video Games

The Smithsonian is going to have an exhibit on a subject I expect you will understand to be near and dear to me: video games as an art form.

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Apr 11 2012

Art’s great nudes remade for… modern… sensibilities.

Botticelli's Birth of Venus

I don’t know about you, but every time I saw Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, my one overriding thought was, “damn but she’s fat. She should be skinnier“. Okay, I can’t even really say that facetiously. Sorry. My sarcasm is broken. So Italian artist Anna Utopia Giordano undertook a project to redesign many of art history’s …

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Feb 06 2012

Happy anniversary, dear

Professional photograph of Jodi wearing Soni's necklace

A day late, but yesterday was spent on cuddles and sushi so I hope you’ll forgive me for posting this today. My wife Jodi and I just celebrated our second wedding anniversary. Video of the ceremony is available, and of course, if you’re interested in the proposal, visit Stephanie’s, where she very much played Cupid, …

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