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Marijuana smoking stock photo

The artblog Reader Advisor

[This month’s Reader Advisor posts are brought to you by our guest editors, the Nicola Midnight St. Claire, or Nicola, as she sometimes likes to be called. Today: TROLLS of many types. — the artblog editors] TROLLS RULE, via Gawker TROLLS ARE REAL The “Doll” Search on Craigslist’s FOR SALE Section Will Make You Believe in Terror. IT STAYS IN THE BOX, via Craigslist TROLL STOCK PHOTOS For April 20, the Drug Policy Alliance released a cache of stock photos so that media outlets might more fairly and accurately depict marijuana use. Which is great, because if you need a news story ... More » »

Loop, welded steel, 25" x 56" 41.5" Suspension, acrylic, pastel, graphite on paper, 48" x 96"
©2014 Nanci Hersh  Photo: Christian Kaye.

News post – Nanci Hersh goes underwater, LAMOCA’s new director, Hi-Fructose at the Wallacavage abode, opportunities and more!

News The Parkway has gigantic changes in the works, both physically and economically: a “window on Philadelphia” that promises 1500 new jobs. This week, Brian Roberts heralded the construction of the new $1 billion Comcast Innovation & Technology Center on the 1800 block of Arch Street in Center City. Not only are we looking at a $1.2 billion 59-story, 1,121-foot tower to house the Comcast Center, NBC 10/WCAU and Telemundo 62/WWSI, we’re also given to understand that this means ample space for local technology startups, businesses and, presumably, artistic innovation and increased traffic to the arts in the area. LAMOCA’s had a ... More » »


Soft-spoken Andrew Jeffrey Wright talks stand-up comedy, family and making it on $500 a month

Andrew Jeffrey Wright is known for his humorous drawings and prints, psychedelic pattern paintings, and most recently his stand-up comedy routine, which he performs regularly Tuesday nights at the Barbary.  Wright, who is a founding and current member of Space 1026, made his first splash with The Manipulators, an animated film he co-produced with then-girlfriend, Clare Rojas (see the 1 and a half minute video –hilarious).  That fashion-lampoon, done with magazine pictures altered with whiteout, won Wright and Rojas the top prize for animation at the New York Underground Film Festival.  In our talk with Wright we learned that he supported himself ... More » »