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Getting Started: Day One [...]

Most people find that using Wikity to bookmark is a good place to start. The following video shows how you can bookmark with Wikity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66IGbiATzsY Note that in the video the bookmark says 'Bkmrk' but in recent versions says 'Wik-it'. The editor has also been upgraded...

 

Settings:: Publishing [...]

These settings are used by Wikity to determine privacy (openness) and publishing schedule. Please note that putting "Open" to "No" is an experimental feature, providing "good enough" privacy but not great privacy. Settings OPEN: Yes RSS DELAY: 5 days...

 

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Weird Twitter [...]

Considered by some to be an outgrowth of the FYAD forum on Something Awful,[cite][oral history] Weird Twitter is a group of comic artists working at the intersection of self-expression, comedy, and surrealism. Artists working in the area use a variety of techniques to create bizarre comic scenes often using poorly punctuated imagined dialogue or tweets from exaggerate...

 

Cherry Vanilla [...]

Photo of Cherry Vanilla's single "No More Canaries"....

 

She’s a Punk Rocker UK [...]

New documentary on the lost history of women in punk rock. The quality of the video is not great, but there are many interviews with people you don't see in the "normal" punk histories. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-hIIe3qutA  ...

 

Acceptable Level of Insanity [...]

Roger Corman, famous director of B-movies, discusses his theory of "Acceptable Level of Insanity" and how it recently failed him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdbTNO6lqBE - The idea of low budget, often insane films has a long history. See [[Grade-Z Etymology]]...

 

Mass [...]

Mass, or form, refers to a shape or three-dimensional volume that has or gives the illusion of having weight, density or bulk. Notice the distinction between two and three- dimensional objects: a shape is by definition flat, but takes on the illusion of mass through shading with the elements of value or color. In three dimensions a mass is an actual object that takes ...

 

The Spy Who Painted Me [...]

The CIA was one of the biggest patrons of modern art in the postwar world: >For decades in art circles it was either a rumour or a joke, but now it is confirmed as a fact. The Central Intelligence Agency used American modern art - including the works of such artists as Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko - as a weapon in the Cold W...