CONNECTING PEOPLE TO IDEAS AND TO EACH OTHER
CONNECTING PEOPLE TO IDEAS AND TO EACH OTHER
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    Ed Ruscha’s Wild West

    For 50 Years and Counting, the Artist Has Reinterpreted What the West Means to America

    By Angela Bilog

    In 1956, at the age of 18, Edward Joseph Ruscha IV left his home in Oklahoma and drove a 1950 Ford sedan to Los Angeles, where he hoped to attend art school. His trip roughly followed the fabled ...

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Connecting California/Joe Mathews

  • California Stoners Are Stressing Me Out

    In Transition From Prohibition to Legalization, Are We Putting Too Many Expectations on Weed?

    California tokers, why are you trippin’ so hard?
        You keep saying that marijuana is supposed to help manage anxiety. But those of you who work in or partake of the cannabis industry sound like the most stressed-out people in California. ...

  • Why It’s So Hard to Speak Silicon Valley

    Rather Than Engage With California, Our Humorless Tech Overlords Hide Behind a Wall of Jargon

    You can’t talk to people in Silicon Valley anymore. They don’t even speak our language.By that, I’m not referencing Mark Zuckerberg’s mediocre Mandarin or the software code underlying so much of the Valley’s endeavors. I’m talking, literally, ...