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Animated Short by Salvador Dali and Walt Disney

Animated Short by Salvador Dali and Walt Disney

  Destino An animated collaboration between Salvador Dali and  Walt Disney.  1946.  

Mobile Theater | by Gordon Parks

Mobile Theater | by Gordon Parks

The photograph was taken 2 years after the historic Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling segregation is unconstitutional.  Gordon Parks was an outstanding, prolific, African American, photographer who captured the dark side of American society in technically brilliant photos in an essay for […]

Umberto Ecco Irreverent Guide to Writing a Thesis

Umberto Ecco Irreverent Guide to Writing a Thesis

A detailed review of “How to Write a Thesis” a book written by author and intellectual Umberto Ecco.  The book was originally published in Italian in 1977, pre-internet, so some technical info is outdated.  It was released in English last year, 2015.  It looks to […]

Free! Download 19th Century  Japanese Master Woodprints

Free! Download 19th Century Japanese Master Woodprints

  #Ukiyo-e, or ukiyo-ye (浮世絵, Japanese: [u.ki.jo.e], “pictures of the floating world”), is a genre of art that flourished in Japan from the 17th through 19th centuries. Its artists produced woodblock prints and paintings of such subjects as female beauties; kabuki actors and sumo wrestlers; scenes […]

Stellar Bits, Best of Opera

Stellar Bits, Best of Opera

Moving, famous, opera arias performed by equally well-known legends.  The second video below, “the best of opera”, is a great opportunity to experience the truly exceptional.  Do try a few pieces.  They are single songs, not entire operas.  You will recognize a few.  Sit back and listen […]

First, Best Images of Pluto | NASA

First, Best Images of Pluto | NASA

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent back the first in a series of the sharpest views of Pluto it obtained during its July flyby – and the best close-ups of Pluto that humans may see for decades. Surreal.  It is difficult for my mind to […]

Love this: Hero pt2

Love this: Hero pt2

My scalp is tingling.  Wow.  LOVE THIS! Pt 2.  One of my all time favorite films, if not top favorite: “Hero”, with Jet Li.  Chinese, with subtitles.  An epic visual and aural masterpiece.  Compelling story centered around the unification of China.   This is the […]


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