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The Believer Magazine

The Believer Magazine
To celebrate the upcoming collected stories concert series curated by David Lang at Carnegie Hall (April 22-29), we’ll be posting pieces from past issues of the Believer that tie into with the themes of each show. The second concert in collected stories is Spirit, featuring Tuvan throat singing and Arvo Pärt’s Passio, for which we’re posting Tim McGirk’s essay on Tibetan Monks exposed to the twenty-first century (from the February 2013 issue of the Believer). DISCUSSED: A Typical Spanish Breakfast, Exasperated Nuns, Precious Ones, Hip-hop Aspirations, Dilemmas for the Reincarnated, One of the Most Erotic Scenes in Indian Cinema, Mumbai’s Most Notorious Gangster, Divination, Accurate Cricket Match Predictions, A List of Genuine Rinpoches, Steven Seagal, A Delegation of Lamas, Lithium

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Articles - Skeptic Project About, Contact, FAQ, Hate Mail, Help, Links, Sources Archive, Contribute Skeptic Project Your #1 COINTELPRO cognitive infiltration source. Register | Login Page By Category Art Monthly : Home : The UK's leading contemporary art magazine Life and Death Paul O’Kane on art and being >>Read now Expresso Punko People: KIM BASINGER Kim Basinger was born in Athens, Georgia—home of the famous Tree that Owns Itself (corner of Finley and Dearing, one block off Broad), stomping grounds of R.E.M. and Bubba Sparxxx. Athens, officially nicknamed “The Classic City” by those who officially nickname cities, seems deeply American, a lackadaisical college town, cobbled and redbrick, where the ghosts of fallen Confederate soldiers still patrol up and down Lumpkin Street, oblivious and diligent, keeping their phantasmal eyes upon the University grounds. That said, The Classic City seems an appropriate hometown for Kim Basinger, an American classic herself, American as applesauce. Kim Basinger—the name itself synonymous with cinematic history, conjuring Hollywood-heyday nostalgia and red-carpet reverie—is a showbiz legend, an unflagging activist, and a movie star in its truest and least bombastic sense. Kim returns to our pages in Flaunt’s 15th Anniversary, for the first time in as many years.

About the Mex Files Begun in Ciudad de México, the city that never takes a siesta, where masked transvestite wrestlers, and machete-wielding naked farmers are as much a part of the “Real Mexico” as any thing else in the Republic, the Mex Files looks at Mexican art, history, culture, politics, economics, news, some travel and the general weirdness that usually comes blowing in from the north. What began as Richard’s e-mails from Cuernavaca, Mexico City and (for a few weeks) Monterrey back in 2001 eventually became too much to handle. The e-mail list kept exapanding, and one of the recipients — at the time, an out of work programmer in Melbourne, Australia — was playing around with “blogger” and set up a “quick n dirty” blog under “richtexmex.blogspot.com”. Richard started adding more political news, and — originally as a way to practice — translations. Lyn_2 and a few others from time to time have added their thoughts, and the Mex Files sort of took on a life of its own.

MOUSSE CONTEMPORARY ART MAGAZINE Recently, the Miami-based artist Jillian Mayer shared with me selfeed.com, a project that she, Erik Carter, and Tyler Madsen premiered in January 2014 at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. The site is a real-time stream of images tagged #selfie on Instagram, a continuous cycle of faces from around the planet, at all hours, in all poses, in any number of social configurations: lonely teens in bathrooms, group shots in hallway mirrors, couples at dinner, bros at the game. The stream moves too quickly for any one selfie to stand out. Instead, faces race across the screen, blurring into one another, smiles, eyes, facial hair, until a single, delirious visual object seems to emerge—one that John Kelsey recently described as “our finest and final hallucination, the ultimate transitional object” in the “bright ruins of a constantly refreshed now.” [1] The selfie has migrated across platforms and is now the most common, if not essential, unit of all social media.

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Profile - 032c Workshop Finding the new in the old and the old in the new, it is considered the “Berlin magazine that propagates an aesthetic of brutal elegance” by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, or simply as the “revue ultra-pointue” by Vogue Paris. The magazine fuses art and architecture, literature, urban studies and fashion in ways that can make one forget how depressing a visit to the newsstand has become.” The New York Times→ more Press Coverage Founded in 2000 in Berlin, 032c is edited by Joerg Koch and art directed by Mike Meiré.

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