Why are there so many more books by comedians about their lives as comedians than seemingly ever before? Perhaps it's another sign of boom times. The usual gimmicky joke books for bathroom reading, Dave Barry columns and newspaper comic-strip collections have had to make space over the past few years in the comedy section of your local […]
Tune in to Midnight in the Desert with Art Bell tonight, Sept 3rd, 9pm -12am PST: Fortean investigator and former teacher, newspaper journalist Linda S. Godfrey is the author of sixteen books on strange creatures, people and places including...Show More Summary
Discussion of the difficulties of assessing the scale of the trade in illicit artefacts from Syria and Mesopotamia in the Art Newspaper, Dan Duray, 'Just what is Isil looting in Syria?' Art Newspaper 26 August 2015. They suggest that...Show More Summary
“Today, ambitious cartoonists bypass newspapers altogether for more flexible and expressive mediums: graphic novels, comic books, and online comics sites. With few exceptions, syndicated comic strips now seem like artifacts from the last century. The proliferation of anthologies that reprint the entirety of terminated strips speaks to the ongoing museumification of the medium.”
In 1980, Tony Mangia, John Lesch and Gael Gibney began publishing their independent newspaper, called The Other Paper. They covered everything from community issues to the arts—anything that was happening East of Broadway and South of 14th Street. Show More Summary
Art in a bus: According to The Art Newspaper: "Works by Scottish Turner prizewinners and nominees will be seen across Scotland in a traveling show due to crisscross the country in a specially adapted bus (image above). Artists featured...Show More Summary
Newspapers are supposed to present unbiased information, but the truth is, news articles are often subtly biased.
Elisa Contemporary Art presents Upcycle at The Design Studio in Bridgehampton, NY. Upcycle celebrates Artwork created from all recycled materials. The artists recycle, reuse and re-envision newspaper, magazines, junk mail, commercial...Show More Summary
This nail art requires virtually no skill, but it still looks amazing. More » This Super Easy Newspaper Manicure Has Landed Me A Ton Of Compliments is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..
Images courtesy of the Fitchburg Art Museum For a small town in Massachusetts, the daily news is looking a little graphic. Commissioned by the Fitchburg Art Museum, artist Anna Schuleit Haber is taking typography to the forefront of the city’s minds via the front page of Fitchburg’s daily newspaper. Show More Summary
YOU TEND to swap personal stories while in the newsroom trenches, and some summers back, a friend and fellow arts journalist was offering one of his. It was about his first newspaper, which he spoke of fondly like a first dear girlfriend, a former flame with a few warm embers still. Show More Summary
Planet Hugill is currently number 2 in the list of top UK Classical Music Blogs compiled by Cision the PR Software, Marketing and Media Relations firm. Ranking blogs is far more of a black art than the old print newspapers, which went...Show More Summary
- The British Library's conference "The Written Heritage of Mankind in Peril" conference was held last week in London. The Economist's Prospero columnist has a recap, and Emily Sharpe reported on the conference for The Art Newspaper....Show More Summary
Here's a gallery of fake tabloid covers in the vein of Weekly World News that use actual email spam headlines as coverlines. If this was a real newspaper, I'd buy it!
A solid sense of humor is advisable today if the chosen (or forced) profession is newspaper reporting. And evidently, Michael Morain (pictured) has it in spades. A features and arts reporter with the Des Moines Register since 2006, he’s jumped into his paper’s meet-the-reporter article grid. Show More Summary
The Musée du Louvre is the most visited art museum in the world — and it also might just be the most Instagrammed. More than nine million people visited the Louvre in 2014, according to an annual study conducted by The Art Newspaper. That's...Show More Summary
Discussing the Art Newspaper article about the calls to open up the Medici archives to the public Duncan Finch admits confusion. He reckons that: an auctioneer who does check all the data bases available [...] is jumped on by the police for having a supposedly stolen item. Show More Summary
People generally think of satire as a pretty weak weapon, but it still scares or at least annoys despots. The Art Newspaper reports: "A court in Tehran has sentenced an Iranian artist to 12 years and nine months in prison...
Source: MiBACT The Art Newspaper (Melanie Girlis, "Calls to open looted-art archives grow louder", 2 June 2015) has published a skewed comment on the impact of the photographs (and other documentation) from the Medici and Becchina archives (and there is, of course, the Schinoussa archive). Show More Summary
Being a newspaper critic has changed. “When Chronicle managers began telling us critics and columnists that we had to cultivate “our brand”—our own, not just the company’s—I knew my days in the industry were numbered. The reactionary libertarianism ascendant in recent years has been driven in part by the newly minted mythology of nearby Silicon […]