Art and Money

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Money and Art.

A great post from Anne Flournoy on the connection between the two.

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While you are at Anne’s blog, please check out The Louise Log “… a comedy web series of short videos chronicling the life of a New York City wife and mother hell-bent on getting it right in spite of her high-maintenance husband, her addiction to caffeine and her over-active inner voice.” You’ll be delighted!

20 Super-Duper Humans

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TED announces its 2010 Senior Fellows:

The TED Fellows program helps world-changing innovators from around the globe become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities. Fellows are drawn from many disciplines that reflect the diversity of TED’s members: technology, entertainment, design, the sciences, the humanities, the arts, NGOs, business and more.

My Favorite (Extremely! Foul Language) Memo Ever

From Letters of Note via The Daily Dish:

Before we begin: the content of the following memo is absolutely filthy. If you’re easily offended, please don’t read it. Thanks.

South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut is a feature length movie based on the animated series, South Park. Prior to its release in 1999, the movie’s creators – Matt Stone and Trey Parker – were asked repeatedly by the MPAA to alter the film in order for it to gain an R rating rather than an NC-17. Below is a memo sent by Stone to the MPAA, in response to such a request.

South Park, B, L & U

And if you’re still with us, here’s a typical passage:

3. Although it is not animated yet, we put a new storyboard in for clarification in the scene with Saddam Hussein’s penis. The intent now is that you never see Saddam’s real penis, he in fact is using dildos both times.

Keep reading P. S. This is my Favorite Memo Ever. Don’t say I didn’t warn you…

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My Name is Stephen and I’m a (Screen) Addict

Hello, Stephen. Welcome!

Can we talk — calmly, and without raising our voices — about screen addiction? I put it that way because no one is quicker to fall into a defensive crouch than a junkie. This is something I know from personal experience. Accusation breeds denial. I’m a social user, the addict says. Besides, I can quit anytime I want.

But can you? Can I, for that matter?

Keep coming back!

(h/t SusanG at the Orange)

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