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Good to the last drop

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Art on Friday 28 May 2010

The always incendiary pop artist, Ron English, has come up with this typically blunt commentary on the Gulf oil spill disaster.

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Artist Action Figures

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Trends on Wednesday 19 May 2010

Mike Leavitt creates interactive sculptures of contemporary artists using polymer clay and mixed media, with hidden features built into some of the figures. We love his model of Lost At E Minor contributor Ron English, and his characterization of the ever mysterious Banksy.

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Guest writers on Lost At E Minor

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Saturday 5 December 2009

We’ve been featuring some interesting guest contributors on Lost At E Minor over the past year, including Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Tristan Eaton, Ben Lee, Brendan Canning from Broken Social Scene, designer Deanne Cheuk, artist Sam Weber, singer-songwriter Laura Veirs, and Tegan from Tegan and Sara.

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Art For Obama book

Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in New Products on Tuesday 6 October 2009

Previous Guest Editor of Lost At E Minor, Shepard Fairey, and Jennifer Gross have a fantastic new book out through Abrams entitled, Art For Obama. Featuring artwork from more than a hundred International artists, including fellow Lost At E Minor Guest Editor Ron English [illustration above], Lukas Ketner, Kwaku Alston, Maya Hayuk, and Lisa Anne Auerbach, many of the works were created before the election to raise money for the Obama campaign. Pieces range from fashion to installation, and most refer back to Obama’s likeness. This will be a great book to look back on many years from now. And it’s a guilt free purchase, as all of the authors’ proceeds will be donated to Americans for the Arts charity.

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Pure Evil

Andy Howell Reader Find

By Andy Howell in New Art on Thursday 1 October 2009

In the midst of a neo-contemporary art movement muddled with carbon copy exhibitions and copycat galleries from all over the globe, artists and musicians assemble in a space in East London’s Hoxton district to showcase art, make music, and create whatever the hell they want. This is the essence of multi-faceted artist Pure Evil, descendant of Utopia scribe Sir Thomas More and mastermind behind the gallery, the music, the clothing lines, and the message.

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The Polyphonic Spree

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By Ron English in New Music on Tuesday 16 June 2009

A religious experience tailor made for the soul hardened agnostic hipster scene would be a good way to describe a Polyphonic Spree concert. Tim Delaughter’s unabashed joy is infectious enough to cultivate a Dead Head-esque cult of Jesus-robe-wearing followers, who have, throughout the band’s history, been allowed to join in on the on-stage festivities.

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What do you think are the internet’s most shared stories?

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in News on Thursday 2 April 2015

The categories of most-shared articles from the most popular English-language media websites in the world has been revealed, thanks to some serious data crunching by Funders and Founders who collated them from Ahrefs Content Explorer, an outfit who claims responsibility for finding shared content on any topic.

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Four reasons to stay calm when your flight is delayed

Sorrel Kesby Contributor

By Sorrel Kesby in Cool Travel on Thursday 12 March 2015

Every traveller has been made angry or helpless due to a flight delay. At the time you were more than likely tired, hungover, or an unhappy combination of the two, and you may or may not have got out your annoyed voice.

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Everything you wanted to know about plane food but were too afraid to ask

Sorrel Kesby Contributor

By Sorrel Kesby in Cool Travel on Wednesday 11 March 2015

Ever wondered how long that meal you’ve been given on a flight has been sitting in the galley? On a recent tour of the Emirates catering facility in Dubai I unearthed some interesting facts about what they’re doing to try and remove the stigma of ‘plane food’.

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Ever wanted to be part of an international cabin crew? This is how you do it

Sorrel Kesby Contributor

By Sorrel Kesby in Cool Travel on Tuesday 10 March 2015

I had the opportunity to go behind the scenes of the Emirates Cabin Crew training facility in Dubai (yes, you hate me, I get it) and I discovered some pretty interesting facts about the training these ladies and lads have to go through to get you that next bourbon and Coke.

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Ever taken a shower at 40,000 feet? The best bits of luxurious flying by a first timer

Sorrel Kesby Contributor

By Sorrel Kesby in Tech on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Short of winning a competition or marrying a millionaire, most of us will never fly first class. However, as rewards and frequent flyer programs allow you to cash in and upgrade, flying business class is becoming more attainable. So just how much better is it? Here’s how flying business will turn the travel to your destination into an adventure in itself.

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My Secret Playlist: Holy Holy write about their favourite songs right now

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Music on Monday 1 December 2014

Presented by Coopers

Holy Holy is the musical collaboration between singer/songwriter Tim Carroll from Brisbane and guitarist/composer Oscar Dawson from Melbourne. The duo have a story of serendipity and spontaneity. Meeting as English teachers in Asia, they later recorded their first Holy Holy songs in Europe. Their debut single, Impossible Without You, was soon on rotation on national broadcaster Triple J. Since their success, Holy Holy has now released another single, History. This is the Secret Playlist that influences the duo’s sound.

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Thousands of people just made thousands of kilos of kimchi for the poor in South Korea

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 20 November 2014

Kimchi is a little like Vegemite-you either love it or hate it, and those that hate it just need to keep eating it until they love it. And this fermented side dish is so popular in South Korea that there is a Kimchi Making and Sharing Festival held in Seoul every year.

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Polish immigrant writes 2000-word essay about the most confusing things about London and Internet hits back

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in News on Thursday 4 September 2014

In a revealing post on Reddit, a Polish immigrant has laid out some of the most confusing things about London and Londoners from the point of view of an outsider. Entitled ‘Random stuff that baffles me as an immigrant’, the 2000-word essay covers such confusing topics as English people’s obsession with boilers, cowboy hairdressers and coming to work ill.

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Light tornados? Ethereal tubes of light captured in long-exposure photography

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Wednesday 13 August 2014

English photographer Martin Kimbell is well-practiced in the manipulation of light and image-capture technology to create startling pictures. Nowhere is this more evident than in his recent ‘light-paintings’, where wormholes of twisting lights seem to spring out from the ground or surge down to the earth.

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