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Huck Magazine: Paddle Against The Flow: A selection of creative wisdom courtesy of some of today’s foremost thinkers and doers from Sofia Coppola to Mark Gonzales

Huck Magazine: Paddle Against The Flow

Drawing on its decade-long history covering a broad range of counterculture, London-based Huck Magazine recently took stock of the greatest nuggets of wisdom from leading wave-makers who have graced the publication’s pages. The result is “Paddle……

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Conventional Wisdom: Merfest: Photographer Arthur Drooker joins over 300 mermaids and mermen in North Carolina

Conventional Wisdom: Merfest

Among the many wondrous gatherings we’ve explored in our Conventional Wisdom series—a trek through unique conventions across the US with photographer Arthur Drooker, as he prepares for a photography book on the subject—nothing is quite like Merfest……

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The Monocle Guide to Good Business: Valuable, globally sourced wisdom and inspiration for getting down to business

The Monocle Guide to Good Business


The world is rife—even overrun—with business books. Whether it’s sage management advice or dubious tips on working two hours a week from a hammock, the business section of most bookstores is full of all flavors for would-be entrepreneurs and those looking to make…

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Sage Advice from The Chef Says: Bite-sized words of wisdom from the industry’s best cooks

Sage Advice from The Chef Says


A continuation in a “Words of Wisdom” series that has already delivered the compelling “The Designer Says” and “The Filmmaker Says,” Princeton Architectural Press is now offering insight from within one of the most-consumed but perhaps least considered arts: cooking. “Continue Reading…


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Conventional Wisdom: Anthrocon: “Furries” unite from around the globe, as captured by photographer Arthur Drooker

Conventional Wisdom: Anthrocon


“This is the highlight of my year,” Thumpie Bunny Eve shared with photographer Arthur Drooker, while sat atop a piano, wearing high heels, exuding sexuality—and wearing a rabbit costume. This was just one scene at Continue Reading…


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Conventional Wisdom: International Santa Celebration: Beards, boots, sleighs and plenty of cheer at the annual gathering, explored by photographer Arthur Drooker

Conventional Wisdom: International Santa Celebration


For over a year now, photographer Arthur Drooker has traveled the US, stepping into the wondrous world of conventions and meeting their passionate, engaged attendees. Drooker invited CH along, to peer inside every stop through…

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James Victore: Burning Questions : The graphic designer’s web series serves up a dose of sage wisdom for the creative set

James Victore: Burning Questions


The lives of designers, freelancers and creatives are fraught with ups and downs. Projects come, contracts go, clients run the gamut from perfect to impossible, and sometimes the creative juices just don’t flow when they’re most needed. No one knows this better than beacon…

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Conventional Wisdom: World Clown Association: An inside look at the wonky world through photographer Arthur Drooker’s lens

Conventional Wisdom: World Clown Association


Just putting on an oversized, colorful suit and slapping on some makeup does not a clown make. There’s a deep understanding of comedy, coupled with zany performance abilities and an acceptance that the role is a historic one. The roots of clowning go…

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Conventional Wisdom: Military History Fest: Visiting with reenactors through our continued insider look at conventions, with photographer Arthur Drooker

Conventional Wisdom: Military History Fest


Through his ever-present lens, photographer Arthur Drooker has taken CH on tours through the delightful, odd and evocative worlds of conventions and convention attendees. Drooker indoctrinated us into Brony culture, introduced us to over…

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Desire Books Iron-On Patches: Handmade felt accessories embroidered with wisdom, heart and style

Desire Books Iron-On Patches


If you’re out to customize any of the new clothes, jackets or backpacks you may have received over the holidays, or embellish your older apparel, Desire Books’ new line of embroidered );…

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