Author Archives: Rob Zanin

Happy Howlidaiz

No mercy for door-chewers. Tell your friends.

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Bulletproof, Mo’ Bulletproof and Your Network’s Armor-piercing Round for @font-face Syntax

Way back in September ’09 Paul Irish looked at a great way to handle your @font-face definitions, asserting that the core problem with @font-face is “[IE’s need for] an .eot font, and [that] other browsers must take a .ttf or .otf;” or – with Chrome and IE9 – a .woff, leaving miscellaneous mobile with .svg. Irish noted […]

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Exit Through the Gift Shop: Perception’s Price Tag

A loophole pitch and why I think Fairey and Banksy worked together to elevate MBW to kill their collective body of work before critics and buyers did it with absentee artists.

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Heirlooms of the Modernist Mantelpiece: Chopin’s Athέnaϊse as Pre-imagist Fiction

Kate Chopin alludes to pre-imagist themes in Athenaise.

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Jürgen E. Grandt Never Ran the Voodoo Down

Back in April of ’06, UGA alumnus Jürgen E. Grandt gave a lecture on African American “Literary Jazz and its European connection.” It was an interesting overview of jazz terms and ideas as they apply to literature, and it addressed concepts like abrupt ruptures or syncopated structures in plot, first person narrative “solos,” and the use of debasing language as a means of improvising textural change.

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