Category Archives: Art

Culture Hopping: DC Style

Time for a little break from populism and policy, two of my friends are in the district today (visiting from Arizona, which officially has more snow than Washington) and are doing the machine gun version of sightseeing. I get to tag along … Continue reading

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Wine, Music, Wine, Wine

Tonight is the night of the Mt. Vernon wine festival – a bi-annual celebration of local Virginia wineries. This year, 17 different wineries made an appearance, showcasing everything from dry, bitter reds to light, sweet fruit wines. My two picks … Continue reading

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Steampunk Horror Show

On the lighter side, I have to give a hat tip to the gentlemen who built this lovely device. In. Their. Garages. The youtube video posted below features a steampunk time machine, handmade, and several very well done sets in … Continue reading

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Fudgies, Trolls, and Uppers (you-pers)

I am returning from my travels in Michigan today, and I have to say, I am sad to see it go. Between Ann Arbor, Detroit, and Mackinac Island, there was much to see and even more to do. Michigan has … Continue reading

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Detroit. Rock City.

You know, say what you will about Detroit. It is a hell-hole, it is a cesspit, it is a crumbling ruin, it is a failed city, but continue saying that once you visit and you may find yourself entirely wrong. … Continue reading

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Inception Plot Analysis [Spoiler]

The idea of ‘Inception’ – that an idea can be planted in the mind of another and made to believe that it is its own idea, is beguiling, even more so when we understand that the mind may perceive to be real what isn’t. Christopher Nolan’s new film: INCEPTION, plumbs the depths of our minds, our defenses, and our perceptions, and as we find out, those very items we hold closest to ourselves are often the most troubled and disturbed. Continue reading

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People watching volume 1

A small glimpse of what I am watching going past every few minutes. The benefits of living in a large city.

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Art Car Will Terrify, Amaze You

Wandering through Bethesda, MD the other day I stumbled upon this gem of an automobile. Simultaneously amazing and terrifying, this car greets the world with the subtlety of a rhino charging in a mall. Anyway, here are the photos: (this … Continue reading

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