Issue 18 of Diabolique is now available to order. Throughout its pages we take a look at horror’s unparalleled ability to provide a window onto the myriad ills of contemporary society. With a political climate marked by division andShow More Summary
Many films and books that take place after society has crumbled try to tell large-scale stories where the fate of entire regions or countries is at risk, and nuanced characters are replaced with carbon copied people who rarely screw up what they’re doing. Show More Summary
Evan Rachel Wood has joined Ellen Page in Into the Forest, an adaptation of Jean Hegland’s apocalyptic novel about two sisters struggling to survive in the remote Northern California wilds after society collapses. Patricia Rozema (Grey...Show More Summary
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. RamOh-My-God! According Page Six, the husband of Real Housewives of New York's Ramona Singer, Mario, has been cheating on his wife with a blonde, 20-something New York society girl he met in the Hamptons over the summer. Show More Summary
219 pages worth of abstracts from the upcoming meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution (pdf). I will post some excerpts: Evolutionary History And Biological Diversity Of Homo Sapiens In Southeast Asia: Contour...Show More Summary
The front page of yesterday’s Beijing Times ???? carries a headline screaming “Qin Huohuo detained”, leading on to a page ten story entitled “Qin Huohuo’s online black society rumor mongering brought under control”. Qin Huohuo ??? (real...Show More Summary
For the third consecutive year the Ruffed Grouse Society magazine has been awarded a 2013 APEX Award of Excellence in the “Magazines and Journals – Print Over 32 Pages” category for its Spring 2013 issue. This issue was the first for Editor M...
Yesterday, the UK illustrator Mr Bingo informed the website Society6 that one of its user's pages was allegedly displaying and selling his work. The page, which has only been taken down in the last few minutes, reveals a worrying glimpse into the unchecked selling of artworks online...
Several sociologists (Matt Wray, Jon Stern, and myself) and an anthropologist (S. Megan Heller) have a round table discussion on Burning Man at the Society Pages. We’ve all done research at Burning Man, an annual temporary community in Nevada that has inspired events and organizations worldwide. Have a peek at our discussion, which includes ideas […]
According to its Facebook page, the Pakistan Animal Welfare Society, or PAWS, of Karachi, Pakistan, "is dedicated to a more just and equitable relationship between humans and animals in Pakistan." It has no shelter or venue, or paid staff. Show More Summary
Tim Gaddis, the cheese man at Star Provisions, is at the American Cheese Society conference in Madison, Wisc. He posted these pictures on his Facebook page. The top one is from the conference.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Found in Leitmotive, the quarterly journal of the Wagner Society of Northern California:In a photo caption on page 11, Jon Vickers.In running text on page 16, John Vickers - five times.
A loud MEE-YOW pierced my ears when I clicked on a video of a buff-colored kitten with legs bent at right angles on the Facebook page of the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield, Massachusetts. Michael was too big a name for a tiny kitten with crooked legs. Show More Summary
But when I click through the link, I just find a column (by Eugene Robinson) that portrays the verdict in the George Zimmerman case to mean: "Our society considers young black men to be dangerous, interchangeable, expendable, guilty until proven innocent." Legally, that makes no sense. Show More Summary
Once again, as always happens with a very substantial delay, two themes that have been covered extensively on these pages in the past much to the ridicule of the mainstream media, namely that while the US may have "No Manufacturing Jobs...Show More Summary
How do you get people to pay attention to the conversation about education? Forget the stuffy academic lectures, and take a page from the U.K.'s Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce's playbook. BackShow More Summary
Robbo sez, "Charles Dellschau, a retired butcher in Texas in the late 1800's created a series of scrapbooks: '2,500 intricate drawings of flying machines alongside cryptic newspaper clippings filled the pages, crudely sewn together with...Show More Summary
Watercolour Societies - Resources for Artists is a new website which lists the websites, Facebook pages and blogs of watercolour societies in the UK, Europe, North America, Australasia, Asia and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Last week I mentioned the Irish Sketch Society Facebook page, where each week a new theme is suggested and you’re...
This week’s theme on the Irish Sketch Society Facebook page is “Superman”. My illustration shows an element of Superman’s life...