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See Ya, Suckers. I’m Going To Shabooms.

See Ya, Suckers. I’m Going To Shabooms.

junkyardarts June 28, 2013 Comments Off on See Ya, Suckers. I’m Going To Shabooms.

FIRST OF ALL: SECONDLY: I’m fucking tired, y’all. As many of you know, I work a normal job that I totally love and that keeps me typing away on my computer all day, and

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Playing in the DIRT @ PEM: 3rd Thursday Review & Preview

Playing in the DIRT @ PEM: 3rd Thursday Review & Preview

brian June 19, 2013 Comments Off on Playing in the DIRT @ PEM: 3rd Thursday Review & Preview

It was a mid-May early evening in Salem, one of the first warm nights of the season. The kind of night where the sun refused to set quickly, instead baking the city’s cobblestoned downtown

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Belize Politician Accidentally Razes Ancient Temple for Street Gravel

Belize Politician Accidentally Razes Ancient Temple for Street Gravel

junkyardarts May 30, 2013 Comments Off on Belize Politician Accidentally Razes Ancient Temple for Street Gravel

It’s just like that time your little brother made a mud castle on the beach and you just stomped through it thinking it was just dirt. Lil bro is upset and you’re all ‘whatever’.

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1,500 Yr Old Mosaic Found In Israeli Field

1,500 Yr Old Mosaic Found In Israeli Field

junkyardarts May 15, 2013 Comments Off on 1,500 Yr Old Mosaic Found In Israeli Field

I might want to start digging around the backyard more: a spectacular 1,500yr old mosaic was found in the farmland of Kibbutz Bet Qama in Israel. During excavations led by the the Israeli Antiquities Authority, six dunams, dating

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Appeals Court Just Flipped Everything We Know About Fair Use

Appeals Court Just Flipped Everything We Know About Fair Use

junkyardarts April 29, 2013 Comments Off on Appeals Court Just Flipped Everything We Know About Fair Use

In a totally insane ruling, the Federal Appeals Court decided that, in the words of attorney Virginia Rutledge “…the law does not require that a new work of art comment on any of its

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Peace & Justice Woman Comes Just In Time

Peace & Justice Woman Comes Just In Time

junkyardarts April 21, 2013 Comments Off on Peace & Justice Woman Comes Just In Time

Needless to say, it has been a long week in Boston, culminating in a man-hunt literally walking distance from my house.  While a huge part of the ordeal is over, the city and all

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The Best Action Movies Streaming Right Now

The Best Action Movies Streaming Right Now

junkyardarts April 8, 2013 Comments Off on The Best Action Movies Streaming Right Now

Anyone who reads this site knows of my great love of the action movie.  The explosions, the bludgeonings,  the chaos, and the beefy-jacked-up folks that spill one-liners like it’s their job.  It goes without saying

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Philadelphia’s Barnes Foundation Removes All Reference to Namesake Founder

Philadelphia’s Barnes Foundation Removes All Reference to Namesake Founder

junkyardarts March 29, 2013 Comments Off on Philadelphia’s Barnes Foundation Removes All Reference to Namesake Founder

I’m not entirely sure what the hell is going on at the Barnes Foundation in Philly or what they are thinking, but with all the controversy surrounding its recent move I would say that

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Call For Artists: Boston CyberArts Wants To Put Your Work On A Jumbotron

Call For Artists: Boston CyberArts Wants To Put Your Work On A Jumbotron

junkyardarts March 28, 2013 Comments Off on Call For Artists: Boston CyberArts Wants To Put Your Work On A Jumbotron

WHO: The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and Boston Cyberarts are issuing the sixth call for media art for display on the Marquee at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. You must be a Massachusetts

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5 Things That Happened In Art This Week

5 Things That Happened In Art This Week

junkyardarts March 24, 2013 Comments Off on 5 Things That Happened In Art This Week

Art is happening all around us, every day, every minute, and we hardly know about it.  This week a few things happened that got the collective internets in an uproar, harkening the age-old bitchfest

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