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One of the most profound pleasures of my life has been reaching across the aisle to John Marks at PurpleStateofMind.com. Almost everything about this project was experimental and accidental. It started with John's phone call, inviting me to take a look back at where we were as roommates at Davidson College...More
How many kids reading comics, envision themselves flying? They may imagine making that single bound off the roof of their home, only to land with a deflating thud (and maybe even a broken arm)? Mutant and Mystics is a throwback to a time when comics and sci-fi first expanded our notion of what’s possible, when adolescent dreams were fueled by the visions of Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, and Philip K...More
by JOHN MARKS States are funny things. One minute, they're real, the next a memory. Purple State Of Mind barely registered as a thought in a few thousand minds, never found its way onto a map and had no claim whatsoever to legitimacy. Yet somehow, for four remarkable years, from October 2007 to December 2011, it came to have a life of its own...More
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Summertime is finally here. While – absent our normal breakneck programming schedule and without new blog content – it might look a little like we’re taking a siesta* at the Village Square we’re really busy planning for our 2013-14 season. We’re taking stock of past programming and imagining new ideas (tickler: some have to do [...]
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A law enforcement official in Orlando, Fla., was involved in the fatal shooting of a man whom the F.B.I. interviewed about his ties to Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the deceased Boston bombing suspect.
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In the new version of the DSM, hoarding becomes a disorder all its own.
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Updated Israeli police have arrested man whom they suspect of leading a violent cult community that routinely practiced child abuse. The group of people he controlled consisted of six families, including 11 parents and 25 children.Full story: Israeli police detain man suspected of running abusive cult