The Art Of The Flyover

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

False-color composite aerial map outside Garden City, Kansas; Wired Who says there’s no contemporary art in the heartland? Wired magazine offers these images taken by NASA and USGS…

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The Weekly Feed: January Twelfth

Friday, January 13, 2012

Wendell and Tanya Berry in The Family Album of Lucybelle Crater; Ralph Eugene Meatyard • Lisa Pruitt of Legal Ruralism – an Ozark native and a law professor…

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What’s The Matter With Iowa: The Oxford Project

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Ben Stoker photographed in The Oxford Project; Peter Feldstein  I love you all. I love Oxford. And I’ll never leave — except in a box.      –…

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Photograph from The Oxford Project; Peter Feldstein  I love you all. I love Oxford. And I’ll never leave — except in a box.      – Peter Feldstein,…

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What’s The Matter With Iowa? [Part 1]

Monday, January 9, 2012

Stephen Bloom in the classroom; Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada Reno I’m sorry; this is the way I do it. This is called satire. This is…

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Winter Colds & The New Yorker State of Mind

Monday, December 5, 2011

Selection from Paul Steinberg’s 1976 New Yorker; Daily Yonder Well, last week we experienced some major technical problems and this week your humble editor is weathering a winter…

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The Language Of Natural Gas Leases

Friday, December 2, 2011

The Ely family on their land in western Pennsylvania; Ruth Fremson, New York Times This morning Ian Urbina and Jo Craven McGinty of the New York Times have…

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Homecoming: America Needs Farmers

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Kinnick Stadium just before the Iowa – Northwestern kick-off; Benjamin Roberts, Press-Citizen Each October, folks travel across town or across the country to return for Homecoming weekends. We…

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Bill Frisell And The Great Flood

Monday, October 3, 2011

From the world premiere of The Great Flood at ELLNORA Last month Bill Frisell premiered The Great Flood at ELLNORA: The Guitar Festival  at the Kranert Center, University…

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In Brief: The Witch of Foxpoint, Pokey LaFarge, and The Art of Corn Mazes

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Mary Nohl’s Home; John Michael Kohler Arts Center In Brief offers a selection of links and videos for folks to explore. While in the early months of The…

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