Category Archive: The Arts

A Klimpse Of Klimt

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Today we will be taking a look at the work of one Gustav Klimt, an Austrian painter who was a famous symbolist and Art Nouveau guy. Klimt was born sometime during the 19th century in Schweingarten, a small hamlet near Vienna, into a family consisting of two parents and seven children, of which he was …

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Great Superheroes Of Yesteryear

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I am sure we are all thoroughly acquainted with classic superheroes who have been lucky enough to go the distance, starting their careers in the Thirties, Forties and Fifties (what comic book nerds call “The Golden Age” and everyone else calls the Thirties, Forties and Fifties,) or the Sixties and Seventies (what everyone now calls …

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How To Be An Indi-Bloody-vidual

Evidence that Australia has inflicted worse things than Russell Crowe on the world. Mark Jackson, best known by the wildly imaginative nickname of “Jacko,” was a one time football player who in 1981 suffered massive brain damage while taking part in Sydney’s annual Running of the Wallabies – the overly frugal Jackson had bent down …

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