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    The Best of the Edward Gorey Envelope Art Contest

    What a delight it must have been to have been one of Edward Gorey’s correspondents, or even...

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Explains the Importance of Jazz: Hear the Speech He Gave at the First Berlin Jazz Festival (1964)

    Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of full inclusion for Black Americans still seems painfully unreal fifty...

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    Watch Teenage Kurt Cobain and Friends’ Horror Movie from 1984

    Because Kurt Cobain died so young (and some would say so mysteriously) his pre-Nirvana works can...

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    Banksy Launches a New Online Store: Make Purchases Through October 28

    Has Banksy sold out? Fans and critics alike of the street-art provocateur-turned-globally recognizable brand can argue...

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    Chill Out to 70 Hours of Oceanscape Nature Videos Filmed by BBC Earth

    Those who harbor a deep-seated fear of the water may want to look for other methods...

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    Joni Mitchell Publishes a Book of Her Rarely Seen Paintings & Poetry

    Self Portrait.”Art work by Joni Mitchell, from "Morning Glory on the Vine" / Courtesy Houghton Mifflin...

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    How to Paint Like Willem De Kooning: Watch Visual Primers from the Museum of Modern Art

    Before you learn how to paint like Dutch American Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning, you might...

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    The Politics & Philosophy of the Bauhaus Design Movement: A Short Introduction

    This year marks the centennial of the Bauhaus, the German art-and-design school and movement whose influence...

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    Stream Dozens of Classic & Contemporary Horror Movies Free Online in October

    There is a paradox in the genre we call horror. Its main engine has remained constant...

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    Watch a Newly-Created “Epilogue” For Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

    If after watching Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, you immediately want more 2001: A Space...

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    Fight Club Came Out 20 Years Ago Today: Watch Five Video Essays on the Film’s Philosophy and Lasting Influence

    "Kipling is in the peculiar position of having been a byword for fifty years," writes George...

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    Watching Nature Documentaries Can Produce “Real Happiness,” Finds a Study from the BBC and UC-Berkeley

    Hollywood science fiction films imagine future humans in worlds that are no longer green, or never...