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There is nothing romantic about the way Michael Krebs views American culture. The Vienna-based photographer’s series of digital c-prints titled “Surplus” disguises itself as a critique of gross consumerism in a capitalistic culture where the objects we once owned now own us. But to only read Krebs’ work through this lens would lend itself it [...]

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Last evening on NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” America had reason to shake in her boots.  An Alabama based publisher named Alan Gribben decided to ordain himself as a literary deity, giving himself permission to rewrite Mark Twain’s seminal American novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and Tom Sawyer, because they contain a particular vernacular [...]

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In his first solo show in Los Angeles “Black Tie, White Noise” John Andolsek presents an unconventional manner of viewing imagery that has long allured the imagination of Western culture such as currency, corporate logos, cellophane American flags, and John F. Kennedy.  While the acquisition of wealth, power, and political gain lie at the crux [...]

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The popular phrase “youth is wasted on the young” needs to be modified to fit a very real contemporary predicament; that is the accessibility of health care to all Americans.  I think the phrase should now be “decent health insurance is wasted on the young.”  From birth until graduating college with a BA in Communication [...]

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