August 2012 Blog Posts (66)

Sanford Biggers Studio Visit in NYC, etc.

As part of my research I am covering the Afrofuturist influence in contemporary art, so I thought I should share with you the post about my visit to Sanford Biggers' studio this week.

http://netarthud.wordpress.com/2012/08/30/sanford-biggers-studio-visit-in-nyc

More specifically, if you're in the Northeast of the U.S. check out Sanford's show, The…

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Added by NettieB on August 31, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments

‘African Cosmos,’ at National Museum of African Art

African Cosmos: Stellar Arts

http://www.si.edu/Exhibitions/Details/African-Cosmos-Stellar-Arts-4781

This first major exhibition of some 90 objects explores how the celestial bodies of the sun, moon, and stars and such celestial phenomena as rainbows and eclipses serve as sources of inspiration in the creation of African art, both traditional and…

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Added by NettieB on August 31, 2012 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Sugar Star...



...if humankind were to ever travel 400 light years, at least we wouldn't have to pack a lunch!


(Yeah, that was POP-corny!) Smiley It's Friday though...…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 31, 2012 at 7:12am — No Comments

Commentary...



USA Science and Engineering Festival -…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 30, 2012 at 7:10am — No Comments

Dillon And The Pirates of Xonira

Once upon a time in the far away island nation of Xonira, Dillon was instrumental in halting a bloody revolution and handing the reins of power over to Lord Chancellor C'jai. Now, a mysterious group of international businessmen contact Dillon with evidence that Dillon's old friend, the Lord Chancellor C'jai, is engaging in high seas piracy in the oceans surrounding Xonira. In order to discover the truth behind the matter, Dillon decides to fight fire with fire and assembles a motley…

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Added by Derrick Ferguson on August 29, 2012 at 5:26pm — No Comments

New Priestess Art!

Presenting the newest cover art for Volume II of the Priestess Short Story series. This new work shows the 'Goddess in a Mortal Body' victorious after a little Demon hunting at the Delta…

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Added by H. Wolfgang Porter on August 29, 2012 at 4:58pm — No Comments

Short Story 13 by Robert Trujillo

To read the poem that accompanies this image, check me out:…

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Added by Robert Trujillo on August 29, 2012 at 4:40pm — No Comments

One-Molecule Thick...

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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 29, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments

I just wanted to share with you the Inter-Galactic Law Enforcement Agency's newest toy "Shahondradon"

I want to introduce the Inter-Galactic Law Enforcement Agency/Military Division's new battle ship called "Shahondradon".



Join the briefing...



I.G.L.E.A. Military Base Manipura 07:00 :



The auditorium is filled with IGLEA military personnel all in military fatigues. Even Ohnmeis's team were issued IGLEA military gear. The auditorium seated 10,000 people. The seats were filled to capacity.…
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Added by Taj Sonchai on August 28, 2012 at 10:38pm — No Comments

CB Press Titles now online!!

ComicBandit Press (CB Press) is an independent publishing company based out Nigeria/Africa. It's been a long time coming, but I'm finally glad to announce that we're finally released our four launch products!

The Prince of wolves: The Legend of Eibar Storhm.

The Broken Pot: A book of Nigerian…

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Added by Niyi Adeniji on August 28, 2012 at 7:59pm — No Comments

Section 31: Mission Angst

Kenneth Dumaka, Section 31 agent in training, looked around the vast, gaudily adorned Hall of Light, more to detract from his increasing unease than to observe. The Hall was a perfect replica of a typical Andorran place of assemblage, with its sharply arched ceiling, and thin, spiral-faceted columns lining a transluscent perimeter. The difference lay in location. This Hall floated in space, encased in nine square miles of thick, tri-alloy superstructure.

The station was called…

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Added by Ronald T. Jones on August 28, 2012 at 5:16pm — No Comments

The Priestess: A Time for Finding One's Place, Part 5

Little Fish prepares to make a fateful decision as the Priestess confronts the dark god Qatula! Fearful for his wife's safety, the Valley Knight races to the Priestess' aid! Will the Priestess be able to stop Little Fish before it's too late? All will be revealed in the conclusion of, 'The Priestess: A Time…

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Added by H. Wolfgang Porter on August 28, 2012 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Evil Walks. Part 8.

Bill Green felt nervous as he was driving his black ford SUV down Liberty Avenue in the city of Pittsburgh. The young black male took his right hand from the steering wheel to loosen two more buttons on his blue shirt in order to cool off a bit more. On a hot summer day like this he was starting to regret wearing his black jeans instead of a pair of shorts. His black sneakers were causing his feet to sweat. Bill could have dressed in a more cooler…

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Added by Barry K. Nelson on August 28, 2012 at 10:38am — No Comments

ramblings of an enslave in retro america

Most of the people I associate with are of average intelligence. They work, play, some go to church. I probably am more spiritually involved than a lot, but maybe not. We live in our dreams, our hopes and our prayers. That is the point. We live in fantasy, in dreams, in spiritual constructs so much that reality is redefined. The $25 tennis shoe is bought for $278.37 because of some endorsement from a guy who could do the same feat in brogans if he had to. Buy the shoe, embrace the dream.…

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Added by Arnold L. Johnson on August 28, 2012 at 9:47am — No Comments

Fractal Calculus...

Purdue physicist Erica Carlson stands in front of an illustration of the fractal…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 28, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments

The Priestess: A Time for Finding One's Place, Part IV

The Priestess has a new and powerful goddess within the Valley Realm in which to contend. Will she be accepted by those who live in both the Valley and Surround? What is the offer the Priestess will make that the new goddess 'will not refuse?' How will the goddess fare against the machinations of the Dark…

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Added by H. Wolfgang Porter on August 27, 2012 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Going Up...

Life imitates art.



Wikipedia: Anti-mimesis is a philosophical position that holds the direct opposite of mimesis. Its most notable proponent is Oscar Wilde, who held in his 1889 essay The Decay of Lying that "Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life". In the essay, written as…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 27, 2012 at 12:14pm — No Comments

6He to 6Li...



Decays of atomic nuclei are potential sources of information on fundamental phenomena occurring in the quantum world. Unfortunately it is a rather difficult task to model such processes. Yet National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) physicists have successfully simulated the process of neutron→proton conversion in singly ionized 6He atom nucleus and correctly…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 26, 2012 at 1:39pm — No Comments

I Still Have My Slide Rule...



July 20, 1969 was a Sunday. NASA interrupted my cartoons on Saturday. I didn't mind. My parents were transfixed as well. The world east of US52 in Winston-Salem, NC seemed to slow; each moment savored, each conversation focused on this one event. Unlike the social stratification we "enjoyed," we weren't…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 25, 2012 at 11:12pm — No Comments

Another Reason to Major in Physics...



BUZZ Blog: GRE scores can make or break a graduate school application, so how should students prepare? Although there are a plethora of study books and materials available, decisions made freshman year may determine your score more than your cramming habits weeks before the test.…

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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 25, 2012 at 7:19am — No Comments

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CHALLENGE!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by KENNETH E JAMES on November 18, 2017 at 12:53pm 0 Comments

That's right i said it Challenge for the week if you are an Artist,Writer, whatever the case. If you are a writer do 10 Pages a day for the next week and prove it by Saturday the 25th. That is 70 pages by one week. Now here is the caveat you have to do it in the time frame of your normal day if you cant than try using an hour by hour schedule to see what you are doing that is wasting some time. Nuff said we are all adults here we go! 

WINTERMAN COMICS #1

Posted by Geoff Thorne on November 17, 2017 at 12:32pm 2 Comments

Also, I launched my comics line last month with WINTERMAN COMICS #1

#2 drops at the end of this month and so on. In 2018 three new titles will arrive in a very interesting way.

The comics are sold digital-only on AMAZON (for now. other outlets when i get some free time to make the appropriate files)



Slaying Pollyanna...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 17, 2017 at 6:30am 0 Comments

Image Source: IMDB.com

Topics: Commentary, Diversity, Humor, Science Fiction, Star Trek, Women in Science

I finally used my Fire Stick - post the Kodi "jail break" for watching some well-deserved (and on-demand) escapist TV, especially appreciated while doing…
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BLACK PANTHER'S QUEST

Posted by Geoff Thorne on November 16, 2017 at 11:00pm 2 Comments

okay.



It's been a while so i think is should start out with this.

Next year, in addition to what we all expect to be the miraculous and life-changing BLACK PANTHER feature film, there will also be a new version of the Marvel animated AVENGERS series, featuring Black Panther as well.

When I say "feature" I really mean "focus on" because this next season is so much about Black Panther that they retitled the show to make it clear.

For four seasons the show was called MARVEL'S AVENGERS: ASSEMBLE. NEXT season it will be called MARVEL'S AVENGERS: BLACK PANTHER'S QUEST.

I'm mentioning it here for two reasons.

1) Folks around here need to watch the hell out of this show. It's a totally different vibe than what's gone before on these TV series.

2) The reason I know this is because I'm the head writer. I'm not legally allowed to say anything more than this at this time.

Working for…

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