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One of the most profound pleasures of my life has been reaching across the aisle to John Marks at PurpleStateofMind.com. Almost everything about this project was experimental and accidental. It started with John's phone call, inviting me to take a look back at where we were as roommates at Davidson College...More
How many kids reading comics, envision themselves flying? They may imagine making that single bound off the roof of their home, only to land with a deflating thud (and maybe even a broken arm)? Mutant and Mystics is a throwback to a time when comics and sci-fi first expanded our notion of what’s possible, when adolescent dreams were fueled by the visions of Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, and Philip K...More
by JOHN MARKS States are funny things. One minute, they're real, the next a memory. Purple State Of Mind barely registered as a thought in a few thousand minds, never found its way onto a map and had no claim whatsoever to legitimacy. Yet somehow, for four remarkable years, from October 2007 to December 2011, it came to have a life of its own...More
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Summertime is finally here. While – absent our normal breakneck programming schedule and without new blog content – it might look a little like we’re taking a siesta* at the Village Square we’re really busy planning for our 2013-14 season. We’re taking stock of past programming and imagining new ideas (tickler: some have to do [...]
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A day after Yahoo’s board approved a deal to acquire Tumblr, Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s chief, and David Karp, Tumblr’s founder, reassured users that Tumblr would operate as it did before.
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Underwater vehicles made with off-the-shelf parts could be used by amateurs to explore the deep sea.
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A Christian minister who sold a phony cancer cure that included suntan lotion and beef flavoring has been jailed and fined. Cult expert Steve Hassan joins the Board of Advisor of Child-Friendly Faith Project. And the leader of a church whose wealth is "impossible to calculate" tells world leaders what to do with their money. Plus: You won't believe what people claim is going on inside the Kashi Ashram. And the head of Saudi Arabia's religious police makes our 'Religious Insanity' file.Full story: Religion News Briefs, Monday, May 20, 2013