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Planet News, 11/18/16

“Cohen looked unflinchingly and with monkish intensity at his own excesses and weakness, and at ours, and saw them, tragic and beautiful, as our only strengths. ‘There is a crack in everything,’ he sang in 1992’s ‘Anthem,’ ‘that’s how the light gets … Continue reading

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Planet News – February 23

“The storefront church is tiny, but attracts worshipers from around the world because of its Sunday performances of music by saxophone legend John Coltrane, still a towering figure in jazz nearly 50 years after his death. “Archbishop and co-founder Franzo … Continue reading

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Missed our Zap Comix party? Listen to Robert Williams, Victor Moscoso, and Paul Mavrides discuss the wild times and wilder art in a discussion moderated by Gary Groth of Fantagraphics and Ron Turner of Last Gasp right here “What is … Continue reading

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A conversation between Studs Terkel and Hunter S Thompson circa 1967 was discovered! And someone made it into an animated short. (via Paris Review) “There are few things that depress me more than hearing the word “great” followed by a … Continue reading

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“…the membrane between fiction and nonfiction is thin as infant’s skin. I think our identities—the ones we live in the real world—are really made partly from stories that we build up around ourselves—necessary fictions—so that we can bear the weight … Continue reading

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“I think sincere witness can function like a skeleton key.” —Ladan Osman (Via Paris Review) “I love America the way I love my family — I was born into it. And there’s no escape out of it. But no definition … Continue reading

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