Subverting the Narrative

photo by Justin Dingwall

photo by Justin Dingwall

It won’t come as news to most of us that Photoshop and the multitude of photo apps that alter images have led to unrealistic views of ourselves.

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Trump-Pen-an-ce

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I know the man’s name is Pence, but I can’t help seeing “Penance,” and wondering what we’ve done wrong as a nation that was so bad to deserve this.

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Take the Pledge

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Some of you may recognize this three finger pledge from your Girl Scout days when you were asked to recite the Girl Scout Law:

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Turning Trash into Treasure

Portrait of Irma from Waste Land Gallery

Portrait of Irma from Waste Land Gallery

Waste Land” was a project created by the artist Vik Muniz where he enlisted the help of workers from the world’s largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to create art out of garbage.

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Is Kony 2012 tony, or phony?

Kony 2012—the slick and emotional video by Invisible Children that has been circling the internet through Facebook posts, reblogs, and other forms of viral marketing—has been under attack this week. Critics are claiming that is irresponsible, self-serving, and a ploy for mass merchandising.

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