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The Real Godfather: Il Divo
The Real Godfather: Il Divo

Scorsese meets Coppola, or what the Vatican has to do with assassination conspiracies.

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Vintage Album Covers
Vintage Album Covers

Private collections, public perceptions, and all that jazz.

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One Fast Move Or I’m Gone: Kerouac’s Big Sur
One Fast Move Or I’m Gone: Kerouac’s Big Sur

What literary genius has to do with indie music icons, a cabin, and San Francisco.

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Art of the Toilet Paper Roll
Art of the Toilet Paper Roll

Simplicity and complexity, human emotion, and the intersection of craft and storytelling.

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Art, Science, Food: Kevin Van Aelst
Art, Science, Food: Kevin Van Aelst

The sweet side of the Periodic Table, or what kitty litter has to do with your DNA.

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Smells Like Modern Art: Six Scents Series Two
Smells Like Modern Art: Six Scents Series Two

What cognitive psychology has to do with experimental film and the smell of roses.

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