A Conversation With Kevin Brennan, Part Two

A Conversation With Kevin Brennan, Part Two

This is Part 2 of Mark Paxson’s conversation with Kevin Brennan, author of the newly released (by himself) novel, Fascination. I’m reblogging this post because of something Mark says about Fascination: “In some respects, Fascinationis a story that a reader who is looking for light entertainment could enjoy at the same time a reader who is looking for something deeper also could enjoy.” I’m…

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California and the West

California and the West

 Timothy H. O'Sullivan, Cañon de Chelle, from Photographs Showing Landscapes, Geological and Other Features of Portions of the Western Territory of the United States, Obtained in Connection with Geographical and Geological Explorations and Surveys, 1871-1873
Timothy H. O’Sullivan, Cañon de Chelle, 1871-1873

Lee Friedlander, Yosemite, 2004
Lee Friedlander, Yosemite, 2004

The main photography show at the new SFMOMA is on California and the West and how they have had an integral role in the development of the art form. It’s good but is more of a primer, introducing the different photographic “schools” that have developed here. In other words, it’s a bit thin and I wish it had gone…

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EMILY DICKINSON JOURNAL REACHES 25 YEARS

EMILY DICKINSON JOURNAL REACHES 25 YEARS

Emily Dickinson Journal publishes its 25th volume in 2016 under the guidance of a new editor. James R. Guthrie, Professor of English Language and Literatures at Wright State University, now helms the journal. He joined us for a Q&A about his new role and the journal’s anniversary.

How did you come to take the editor position at the journal?

I was invited to take the position by Cristanne Miller,…

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September fun stuff !!

September fun stuff !!

snapchattin_September_fun_stuff©GN2016

“Snapchattin’ September fun stuff “; ©GN 2016;

20 x 16 in; acrylic, pencils, ink & oil on canvas;

 

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Filed under: Paintings – Pinturas

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Pixel and Pixel XL leak (again) on Verizon’s site confirming blue color, trademarks surface via Europe IP office [Update: New renders of blue model]

Pixel and Pixel XL leak (again) on Verizon’s site confirming blue color, trademarks surface via Europe IP office [Update: New renders of blue model]

We’re less than a day away from Google’s October 4th event, and it has been Pixel leaks galore. Over the weekend we saw Canadian carrier Bell leak renders of the Pixel and Pixel XL in black and white followed by Carphone Warehouse leaking promotional material. Now, a little over 12 hours away from the start of the event, Verizon has the Pixel and Pixel XL listed on its website. The best part? Ver…

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Galaxy Note 7 sales to resume at T-Mobile on October 5th

Galaxy Note 7 sales to resume at T-Mobile on October 5th

Shortly after Samsung and the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced an official recall on all Galaxy Note 7 handsets, the four major US carriers immediately stopped selling the phone.

Now, with over a million customers having exchanged their faulty units, Verizon and Sprint have both once again begun selling the phone while T-Mobile has announced that it plans to as well…

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Latest WhatsApp beta finally adds support for GIFs on Android

Latest WhatsApp beta finally adds support for GIFs on Android

The war on messaging platforms is rampaging, with Google, Apple and Facebook all meticulously working on their apps to develop the one to rule them all — and Facebook’s own WhatsApp, a service particularly popular in places like Europe and South America, is today getting a long overdue update…

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Filed under: Google Corporate

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