If the NSA had an art exhibit

by Marisa Martin -- If the NSA had an art exhibit it might look like one of these ... A hushed lover's spat in a corner of the New York Public Library more…

Paul Walker's last movie tries to 'fix' Detroit

by Drew Zahn -- [caption id="attachment_786701" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Paul Walker in scene from "Brick Mansions""][/caption] In his last movie role before the car accident that claimed his life, actor Paul Walker made more…

Is 'cutting-edge' art the new 'boring'?

by Marisa Martin -- You might argue that the history of contemporary art is a series of avant-garde movements, each new wave outraging the last. – Michael Scott If contemporary artists had more…

Rare species sighted: A patriot in Hollywood

by Drew Zahn -- The word "patriot" has several definitions and connotations to Americans. There's the New England football Patriots, the antiaircraft missile, the name given to revolutionaries in tri-cornered hats and more…

Just a matter of time: End of history upon us?

by Jim Fletcher -- With the chaos that is seemingly enveloping the world, natural disasters stand at or near the top of what makes people afraid. Tsunamis, floods, earthquakes and much, much more…

'Noah': Fresh take or age-old lie?

by Drew Zahn -- If you listen carefully to the emotional undertones of this weeks' top box office movie, "Noah," you can hear the voice of an angel – a fallen angel, more…

Is Noah's Ark just a whale of a tale?

by Jim Fletcher -- Forests (of gopher wood?) have been felled to produce books about Noah's Ark. Some have been silly looking children's books, with the bathtub boat and furry animals. Some more…