AMERICAN ODD: CONCLUDING UNSCIENTIFIC POSTSCRIPT; OR, DIVERSE OPINIONS REGARDING OUR AMERICAN ODDBALL CO-INHABITANTS

A celebration of everything odd, strange, and bizarre abou America. Continue reading AMERICAN ODD: CONCLUDING UNSCIENTIFIC POSTSCRIPT; OR, DIVERSE OPINIONS REGARDING OUR AMERICAN ODDBALL CO-INHABITANTS

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American Odd: Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Others Marvels of Jurassic Technology, by Lawrence Welschler

Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology, by Lawrence Weschler Vintage Books (1995) “[A] small nondescript storefront operation located along the main commercial drag of downtown Culver City in the middle of West Los Angeles’s endless pseudo-urban sprawl: the Museum of Jurassic Technology, according to the fading blue banner facing the street.” Lawrence Weschler, a staff writer for The New Yorker, describes the otherwise anonymous location for one of the oddest museums on the American landscape. He details the exhibits of the Museum and the life of its creator, … Continue reading American Odd: Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Others Marvels of Jurassic Technology, by Lawrence Welschler

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The Complete Poems of A. R. Ammons, by A. R. Ammons

“The sheer heft of the two volumes only hints at the vast poetical output of Ammons, a variegated array of poeticules and epics, intimate confessions and scientific hymns, wordplay and wonderment.” Continue reading The Complete Poems of A. R. Ammons, by A. R. Ammons

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Global Art and the Cold War by John J. Curley @ nyjb

“Throughout these tumultuous decades, artists have sought to express themselves in harrowing circumstances. John J. Curley provides a lucid summary of the era and unique insights into famous and unknown artists.” Continue reading Global Art and the Cold War by John J. Curley @ nyjb

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Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster 1887–2058, by Emma Lavigne @NYJB

“The past and the future are her playground, and she relays an open invitation to all who seek a daring museum experience.” Continue reading Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster 1887–2058, by Emma Lavigne @NYJB

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