Rock concert - Pyragraph

So You’ve Got a White Supremacist in the Audience

| Seattle, WA, US | | 1 Comment

Staying silent is a way of obeying the rules and protecting yourself while doing nothing to address the bigotry on display in front of you. Every day that a bigot thinks they can get away with their hatred in public is another day they can influence others to their way of thinking.

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Dear Little Bobby - Pyragraph

Dear Little Bobby: Playing for Pennies

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I’m a musician trying to decide how much I can afford to spend on instruments, renting a practice space, going on tour, and the rest. Sometimes it gives me anxiety and causes stress between me and my partner. How much is too much to spend on my art?

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TV Heads - Pyragraph

What’s Your Deal, TV Heads?

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Sean: “I really love ambient and post-classical music, and I listen to a ton of A Winged Victory for the Sullen, Stars of the Lid and things like that. I was able to see synth pioneer Suzanne Ciani a few months ago and it was mindblowing.”

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Bowling Green Massacre by Ted Eytan - Pyragraph

Dear Rich: Are ‘Alternative Facts’ Protected Under Copyright Law?

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Like Vandelay Industries and the Bond of Blood charm, alternative facts (i.e. massive voter fraud in New Hampshire) are created facts, not discovered, and therefore demonstrate the minimum of originality.

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Shia LaBeouf - Rusty Rutherford - Pyragraph

He Will Not Divide Us Shia LaBeouf's Trump resistance installation relocates to Albuquerque

| Albuquerque, NM, USA | | 0 Comments

As I turned the corner, I noticed a lone man fidgeting with something under the text. As I got closer I realized that lone man was Shia LaBeouf himself. I asked how long he was going to be here and he said, “Until that motherfucker’s out of office.”

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My Five Favorite Podcasts for Getting the Creative Juices Flowing

| Albuquerque, NM, USA | | 0 Comments

Driving across the country solo can be one of the loneliest parts of the life of a comedian, but the open road has recently become one of my favorite job perks. Letting the thoughts flow with the asphalt has the power to put me in the zen state I need for my creativity to come alive—and podcasts can really help.

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Dear Little Bobby - Pyragraph

Dear Little Bobby: Feeling Pessimistic in the USA

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

How about acting out the fantasies that you only dreamed of during “The Before Time” (which is how I think we will soon be referring to everything that happened prior to January 20, 2017)?

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Hutch Harris - Westin Glass - Pyragraph

Why I Won’t Tour Anymore Hutch Harris of The Thermals says he is too old for this shit

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Hutch Harris of The Thermals: Part of being an artist is being constantly unsatisfied. It’s what keeps us going. It is through art that we are able to process sadness and search for happiness.

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Dear Rich: How Do I Copyright a Children’s Book?

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Although registration is not mandatory, it is strongly recommended. Anyone who owns all or part of the rights that make up a work’s copyright may register that work.

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Technology and Career Trends for Artists in 2017 and Beyond

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The future looms large before us and it is our responsibility as artists to advocate for ourselves. We must advocate for our continued importance and relevance in such politically uncertain times. We must advocate for increased fusion of art and science, since an interdisciplinary understanding of the world has always been more thorough and enlightening.

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Tabatha Shaun - Pyragraph

My Perception of My Perception

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

There’s a saying you’ll hear all over the arts world that goes, “If you like anything else, do that instead.” It can mean whatever you want it to. For me, it meant, “If you do something else, it’s because you failed at acting.”

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Dear Little Bobby - Pyragraph

Dear Little Bobby: Non-Metal Maiden

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

My boyfriend has recently started a band with his friends. Unfortunately it is heavy metal. Not only do the practices disrupt our home life but they recently had their first show and I kinda hated it. What should I do? Tell him and hurt his feelings, or keep lying to him?

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No Chill Pill by Dani Alvarez - Pyragraph

When and How Often to Take a Chill Pill

| New York, NY, US | | 0 Comments

If I look tired, I probably am, and therefore I am either: A) grumpy or, B) not wearing eyeliner, and well, screw you either way. If I am angry or anxious, maybe I have my reasons, and a chill pill isn’t what I need.

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Fonts and copyright - Clarke Condé - Pyragraph

Dear Rich: Do I Have to Pay to Use Pre-Installed Fonts?

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I have used these fonts extensively for my consulting work to produce reports, many of which are available as PDFs (with font embedded) online. I recently read that I may need to pay for the rights to these fonts.

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Tequila - Ashlee Renz-Hotz - Pyragraph

How These 10 Books Are Like a Shot of Tequila for 2017 Like a sip of the golden fire, these books will make you feel invincible.

| New York, NY, US | | 0 Comments

Some of these tomes will open you like a window and let it all hang out. Others will flash some skin. Others will make you weepy, with a whopping hangover after. And, some, I can promise, you just might hate.

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Happy Birthday to Us, Whoo

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I’ll be honest, the simple act of listing what we’ve accomplished makes me feel pretty great and makes me excited to contemplate what we’ll achieve in the coming year and years beyond that. Because, to continue being honest, I feel a palpable feeling of overwhelm.

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