From the sedulous to the surreal in cultural context

Month: November 2013

Making Sense of JFK 50 Years Later

In this, Part II of my golden anniversary reflections on JFK, I offer examples in current media coverage of the fruitless search for a “usable JFK.”

JFK Anniversary 2013: Mania and Melancholy

JFK Anniversary Reflections Thanks to Tropics of Meta, there are two brief posts on my reading of JFK’s golden anniversary of November 2013.

On art, food, and arson in Asheville, NC

Travel writers love Asheville, but MoS especially relishes its complexity and deep cultural roots.  The influence of Black Mountain College’s experimental artists, the literary ghost of Thomas Wolfe and his unlucky house, and lively debates over food and farms made Asheville more fascinating than ever in the autumn of 2013.    

HISTORISTA

Examining the surprising and weird ways that people engage with history in everyday life

ANJA BARTELS PORCELAIN

ocean inspired porcelain

M.C. As Usual

MOSES CASUAL PARADED IMAGE BUFFET

MY DARLING ATLANTA

We love the City. We hate the City. We live in the City.

Crafty Sauce

The Domestic Resourceress

charlesohalloranboyd

Just another WordPress.com site

Who Makes Cents

A History of Capitalism Podcast

Longreads

The best longform stories on the web

Beyond The New Yorker

Exploring longform, The New Journalism, creative nonfiction--whatever you want to call it

Too Fond

"She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain." Louisa May Alcott

eyedrum :: atlanta

tales from the eyedrum bathroom

Atlanta Restaurant Scene

Atlanta restaurant reviews and food news with the AJC's dining team

My Girls On Tour

Fashion & Travel Blog by Abigail Royston