April 16, 2014
John Daniel Davidson - The Fog of the Obamacare War

April 14, 2014
themorningnews:


A man follows his grandparents’ trek to Morocco—where the Alaouite Dynasty has ruled since 1666—to search for so-called “sacred music” amid a feedback loop of riots, arrests, and the promise of miracles.

"The Moroccan Deception" by John Davidson

Just saw that The Morning News posted this link to a long piece on Morocco I did for them last year.

themorningnews:

A man follows his grandparents’ trek to Morocco—where the Alaouite Dynasty has ruled since 1666—to search for so-called “sacred music” amid a feedback loop of riots, arrests, and the promise of miracles.

"The Moroccan Deception" by John Davidson

Just saw that The Morning News posted this link to a long piece on Morocco I did for them last year.

April 14, 2014
blue-voids:

Henri Matisse working on The Dance (1910)

blue-voids:

Henri Matisse working on The Dance (1910)

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April 11, 2014
John Daniel Davidson - LBJ & Civil Rights, Revised

My latest for NRO, on the Civil Rights Summit that just concluded here in Austin.

April 4, 2014

theparisreview:

The uncommon birds of George Edwards, born today in 1694.

April 1, 2014

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March 31, 2014

(Source: lapl.org, via myimaginarybrooklyn)

March 28, 2014
Teen to government: Change your typeface, save millions

Well, this is the best thing I’ve seen today.

March 27, 2014
tategalleries:

Ever wondered what the Turbine Hall looked like before it became Tate Modern? 

tategalleries:

Ever wondered what the Turbine Hall looked like before it became Tate Modern? 

(Source: tate.org.uk, via amagicview)

March 27, 2014
theparisreview:

Beware intemperance! Exhumed from the Library of Congress: a 1908 map depicting “the negative consequences of drinking and ungodliness, using an imaginary set of railroad lines, states, towns, and landmarks.” Highlights: Selfishburg, Hypocrisy Heights, Lewd Castle, Whiskeyton, Gossip Center, Presumptionville, Treasondale, and Embezzle City.
For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

Whiskeyton! Presumptionville!

theparisreview:

Beware intemperance! Exhumed from the Library of Congress: a 1908 map depicting “the negative consequences of drinking and ungodliness, using an imaginary set of railroad lines, states, towns, and landmarks.” Highlights: Selfishburg, Hypocrisy Heights, Lewd Castle, Whiskeyton, Gossip Center, Presumptionville, Treasondale, and Embezzle City.

For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

Whiskeyton! Presumptionville!

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