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Blown Covers: <em>New Yorker</em> Covers You Were Never Meant to See
Blown Covers: New Yorker Covers You Were Never Meant to See

The art-science of walking the fine line between keen and crass.

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Snoopy’s Guide to the Writing Life: Ray Bradbury on Creative Purpose in the Face of Rejection
Snoopy’s Guide to the Writing Life: Ray Bradbury on Creative Purpose in the Face of Rejection

“The blizzard doesn’t last forever; it just seems so.”

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C. S. Lewis on Why “School Stories” and Media Distortion Are a More Deceptive Fiction Than Fiction
C. S. Lewis on Why “School Stories” and Media Distortion Are a More Deceptive Fiction Than Fiction

“Children are not deceived by fairy-tales; they are often and gravely deceived by school-stories. Adults are not deceived by science-fiction; they can be deceived by the stories in the women’s magazines.”

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To Do: Gertrude Stein’s Posthumous Alphabet Book
To Do: Gertrude Stein’s Posthumous Alphabet Book

“Don’t bother about the commas which aren’t there, read the words. Don’t worry about the sense that is there, read the words faster.”

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100 Ideas That Changed Film
100 Ideas That Changed Film

How the seventh art went from magic lanterns to state-of-the-art computer-generated imagery in 100 years.

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Hippopposites: A Minimalist Lesson in Opposites and Aesthetics for Little Designers
Hippopposites: A Minimalist Lesson in Opposites and Aesthetics for Little Designers

Navigating the complex web of simple terms with the help of a red hippo.

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