Golden age

Jeff Koons’ Latest Collab With BMW Is Inspired By Pop Art

Jeff Koons on November 20, 2021 at Qatar Museums Gallery Al Riwaq in Doha, Qatar. Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Qatar Museums As the 21st century has continued to spiral, producing higher and higher ways for artists to engage with high-octane capital and creative collaborations, Jeff Koons has found a new way to raise eyebrows. On Thursday, BMW announced the launch ...

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“Lights, audio, action!” a new podcast from the STLPR

Lights, Audio, Action! East produced in partnership with the Missouri Film Office and the Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship Program. “It’s an ideal mechanism for showcasing Missouri writers, directors, and actors,” notes Jade Harrell, STLPR’s director of on-demand and community partnerships. Each episode begins with director’s notes, providing the setting for the performance. Then it’s “quiet on set” as actors from ...

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How QAnon believers became obsessed with Tom Hanks

There are few celebrities as beloved as Tom Hanks. Between his charming social media musings and his beloved movie roles, he’s become a staple of American popular culture. Unless, of course, you’re down the rabbit hole of the QAnon conspiracy. Despite the fact that Hanks is an extremely famous entertainer who regularly makes public appearances, many are convinced that he ...

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What are the longest Pokemon games? List updated to 2022

Pokémon Legends Arceus has managed to reconcile with fans, with pleasing feelings from both critics and audiences alike, who have also responded to make Game Freak’s new title a true commercial success. The series is going in the right direction and this time offers us a gripping, addictive, fun and fresh video game. We demanded a Pokemon game with a ...

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The starter version of the children’s book runs on conservative icons

A conservative children’s book start-up has begun publishing a series focusing on conservative icons and what it sees as childhood role models, including former President Reagan, actor John Wayne and social critic Thomas Sowell. Why is this important: The books’ publisher, Heroes of Liberty, was created to counter many children’s books focused on progressive heroes like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according ...

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Full employment is coming, but save the champagne for now

At some point, you see, the pool of available workers becomes so small that employers have no choice but to offer higher wages to attract the workers they need, and that creates inflation because they have more money to spend. For most of the last decade, there was a consensus among ecocrats that this NAIRU was somewhere around 5%. Just ...

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Powerful theater as New York ballroom culture meets Greek tragedy

A Greek Chorus turns into an impertinent trio of queer gender rebels (Mikki Daely, Guillaume Gentil, Peter Wood). Their movement and song may not fully capture the provocative vitality of the Ball subculture, but they deliver scathing commentary and moving monologues, recounting the rejection by the families they were born into and their welcome into the new family they have ...

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Destiny and the silver screen? Yes please!

During their Q3 FY2021 Earnings CallSony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has announced its $3.6 billion acquisition of Bungie, Inc., praising the history of collaboration between the two entities. As Sony relies on Bungie’s expertise to expand its reach in the gaming space, Sony intends to leverage its media platforms for Bungie. In other words, there’s never been a better time to ...

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The golden age of steam engines recreated in miniature at Christchurch Park

It can only crack at 15 km/h, but Alex Hunter’s award-winning five-gauge Dukedog locomotive is one of the trains carrying on the age of steam in Christchurch. On Sundays, Wilson can often be found taking people for rides on the model train tracks of the Canterbury Society of Model and Experimental Engineers at Halswell Estate. The Spreydon resident spent nine ...

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Kaelen Wilson-Goldie on Etel Adnan

Etel Adnan, Turkey, ca. 1973–74. Photo: Simone Fattal. IN MOVE THE SILENCE (2020), her last book of poetry published during her lifetime, Etel Adnan begins with the word Yes and ends, barely seventy-four pages later, with an image of night falling like snow, obliterating a landscape it has evoked from memory or imagination. In between, Adnan draws up a delicate ...

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