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Reads tagged with “omnibus”

Meta-Vinyl Creativity
Meta-Vinyl Creativity

Clocks, wine, and what Frank Sinatra has to do with couch cushions.

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The Art of Identity
The Art of Identity

What bathroom signage has to do with aviator masks and our shared existential journey.

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The Year in Ideas: 8 Best of 2008
The Year in Ideas: 8 Best of 2008

8 things that shaped the year’s innovation footprint, or what Buckminster Fuller has to do with tap water and Michael Phelps.

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6 Signs the Apocalypse Cometh
6 Signs the Apocalypse Cometh

Shortcuts to obesity, paid shamelessness, D.C.’s constitutional right to bitch-slapping, and a potent antidote to it all.

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Creative Clockwork
Creative Clockwork

What Flavor Flav, wildlife preservation and Dali have in common.

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The Creative (Re)Touch
The Creative (Re)Touch

Aliens, the real Iron Man, and what an orangutan has to say about your electric bill.

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Illustration Showcase: 5 Artists to Watch
Illustration Showcase: 5 Artists to Watch

Shapes, colors, textures, and a whole lotta lovable monsters.

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2008 in Album Art
2008 in Album Art

The year’s best cover art — from albums that actually didn’t suck.

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Blooper Troopers
Blooper Troopers

Droops, bloopers and what geeks, babies and whales have in common.

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The Reel Stuff: Top 3 Sites for Harcore Film Buffs
The Reel Stuff: Top 3 Sites for Harcore Film Buffs

Hitchcock vs. Jason Reitman, the laserdisc’s most valuable heritage, and why David Caruso is now more quotable than ever.

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