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April 27, 2015

More Absurdity in Baltimore

More Absurdity in Baltimore
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By Michael Shaw Maybe the reporter knows something we don't because his reaction to this potentially explosive situation is primarily one of bemusement.

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April 25, 2015

Armenian Association

Armenian Association
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By Philip Perdue — Rituals of public memory have always been about forming the community through public display—using cultural materials to fashion and shape how "we" want to remember ourselves.

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April 24, 2015

Congrats to the Calbuco Volcano, Crashing the Weekly Menu of Disaster Entertainment

Congrats to the Calbuco Volcano, Crashing the Weekly Menu of Disaster Entertainment
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By Michael Shaw We don’t love the photos of the Calbuco Volcano because the eruption reminds us of a Yellowstone geyser, a giant 4-H winning cauliflower or the perfect backdrop for the monotonous subdivision.

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April 23, 2015

An Immigrant Walking: On the Stunning NYT Magazine / JR Cover

An Immigrant Walking: On the Stunning NYT Magazine / JR Cover
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By Michael Shaw How can you call an image subtle when it’s 150 feet long, takes up an entire square in NYC and graces the cover of the NYT Magazine?

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April 22, 2015

On That “Angry” Penguin

On That “Angry” Penguin
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By Michael Shaw Of all the nature and eco images I’ve seen lately, this hit me like a bucket of ice water.

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