Category: Art & History

Vintage Sci-fi Book Covers: Nudes and Monsters

As a writer and reader of science fiction, I am a fan of the genre in its many incarnations–hard, soft, cyberpunk, space opera–and the list goes on. From epic literary masterpieces like¬†Dune and The Foundation Trilogy¬†to the guilty pleasures of pulp sci-fi and its scantily clad damsels in distress, I maintain an appreciation for all […]

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Happy Birthday, Frida

Emblematic Mexican painter and feminist icon Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907. As a child, I remember having a visceral reaction to her art. This beautiful woman had known pain and joy and love and more pain still–things I wouldn’t gain a greater experience of until I grew older–and yet somehow I understood. […]

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