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E. Tage Larsen

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Making Light [Placement Archives]

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Originally published – June 13, 2005 Though you can draw a diagram for the different axis’s that humor works on, you can’t really sit down and tell somebody what “funny” is. Humor is contextual, inexplicable and personal. Bob Mankoff has been working on a research project with the University of...
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Par Avian

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From 2004 to 2014, I ran a private mixtape collective for a group of 50 friends, all music savants.  It was a group that weathered the maturation of online music from the shadowy shores of Napster and Limewire to the gilded halls of Apple's one-click music store.  We were a...
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Entre Nous [Placement Archives]

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Originally published – MARCH 28, 2005 A book I’ve recently started reading discusses the role of the sidewalk in relationship to neighborhood crime, or further to the point : the way that good neighborhoods patrol themselves in a way that city planning and police action cannot. When I stopped writing...
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