Is Obama a Fraud?

Mark Adler @ The Bloody Crossroads - The debt deal is yet another sign that hope and change has been a fiction from the start: The debt ceiling fiasco is yet another illustration of Obama’s failures, not just because it’s a betrayal of his base and the American people, but because it further calls into …

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Jon Carnage of Detructoid.com on video games, culture and the arts

Jon Carnage is an online video producer.  And in recent years, he has carved out a niche for himself on the Internet after having had former careers with both CBS and FOX.  Carnage now works for Destructoid.com, and has his own show on Justin.tv, which runs daily.  In a multi-part, podcast interview for MaxEternity.com, Carnage …

Pan Seared Sausage with Sweet Peppers and Basil

Eternity Eats presents a delicious, nutritious small-plate idea: Pan Seared Sausage with Sweet Peppers and Basil.  It’s a savory, tasty meat-free meal that’s low on fat and calories.  And yet–belive it or not–it’s completely vegan!  Click here for this oh-sosimple recipe.

Flora and Fauna get digital remix in Photo-Synthesis @ CCC Oakland (Video)

(On the Cover) Variegated striations of green come alive in Penny Olsen's "0028.9i (Fennel)" "Grasses" by Young Kim (Courtesy: CCCG Oakland)   This month in Downtown Oakland, California, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary Gallery (CCCG) presents Photo-Synthesis.  It’s an exhibition where flora and fauna get a digital remix, resulting in a variety of innovative and very interesting …

Natural Mystery: Elisabeth Sunday presents Spiritus @ Gallery 291

“I know these people” says Elisabeth Sunday about the African men she’s captured in her black and white photos currently on display at Gallery 291 in Downtown San Francisco. Using her well-seasoned camera lens and custom made mirrors scaled to human size, Sunday has wrought an impressive collection of large-format photos featuring elegantly-toned, sinewy black …

Echoes of Juneteenth: Gil Sams on the Constructs of Civil Society (VIDEO)

"At the bus station in Durham, North Carolina", May 1940 by Jack Delano (Image: Wikipedia)   http://blip.tv/play/AYLDyBIC Mr. Sams informs that over 6000 negro spirituals were written by Africans forced into slavery, and that many of those songs became mainstream, once the lyrics were changed to suit the plantation owners. "Oh Suzanna" is a very …

Hans Tammen on Art and Education in America (VIDEO)

“You can either only invest into your rich people, or you can see...who is your future...your children" says Hans Tammen.  It was a Sunday afternoon—in a conversation that took place at a bustling café near Downtown Brooklyn, New York—where Tammen had met to discuss technical arrangements for a recently published podcast with Dr. Cornel West …