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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 110–124.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Oakland Los Angeles Bay Area David Butow redux pictures mood moody public spaces donut shop david butow After Hours Exploring California in the dark T here s something about walking the streets in the quiet stillness of night.When darkness falls and businesses shut down, the strange colors...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... friend, in a convertible slithering up Highway 1, was about as mortifyingly cliche´ as it could come: My head full of a Massachusetts-born writer s descriptions and the tenor sax moods of a Pennsylvanian as my soundtrack it effectively set up the scene. When we arrived at Nepenthe famished and ready for...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 78–85.
Published: 01 June 2015
...: mementomori, Mori, and Ballet Mori share associations of memento mori: warning, rebuke, reminder of mortality, monochrome, the grave, death, and decay. Goldberg described the mood by quoting Shemp from the Three Stooges, The morbid, the merrier Bloom incorporates the same seismic data as the prece- dents...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2014
... that don t necessarily include you. In the second week of my stay, Larry gets the news that his tumor is benign and the mood around the house light- ens. He is downright bouncy and even happier to help me haul trash to the landfill, especially on the day I find some- thing sinister in the garage...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 September 2014
... market-based interest in expansion. Shifting the mood of landscape art away from a solemn meditation on nature s mystery to a more passive contemplation of its development potential, the New York based painter Albert Bierstadt asked his audience not to fear the wilderness but to look hopefully toward a...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 86–94.
Published: 01 September 2014
... trim. The chickens, a toilet, and a built-in barbecue never appeared on the ballot. The Franklin garden shut down for nine months begin- ning in January 2012. At the final garden clean-up day in December, the mood was somber and bittersweet. Monica placed two big tables together and draped a plaid...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 3–10.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in I found myself wondering why the hell I had agreed to make the trip. It all seemed too much, especially since I knew I d have to start the series of long flights back to California in just a few days. I tried to shake off my dispirited mood by reminding myself of why the invitation to come to...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Mingus, Tijuana Moods (1962, originally recorded in 1957), and Herb Alpert, the pop party music of The Lonely Bull (1962), Herb Alpert s Tijuana Brass, Vol. 2 (1963), South of the Border (1964), and similar albums in 1965 and 1966. Wilson infused American music with his deeply personal interpretation of...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 50–55.
Published: 01 May 2013
... on the French place, where the ceiling is painted a vivid cobalt and the waiter knows her well enough to ask her only to specify her drink s size. You can find a little bit of everything you want here, depending on your desire or mood she says, but that s the key. You have to look for it A native...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Whether it s a flirty smile or a raging scowl, every expression amplifies a mood and complements the movement. Created circa 2002 in South Los Angeles (formerly known as South Central) and the surrounding cities of Inglewood and Compton, krump s origins lie in another local dance style, clown dancing...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 79–86.
Published: 01 December 2012
... as Zap Comix, provided platforms for artists including R. Crumb, Rick Griffin, Victor Moscoso, and the team of Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelly. The style was a psychedelic blend of dreamlike visions and Art Nouveau-inspired lettering that created a visual counterpart to the sounds and moods of popular...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2012
... immediately see when a child needs assistance. When the school year began, few of these children knew more than a few words in English. Three months into the school year, some still glance quickly at their peers before responding. Yet, the light-hearted mood is unmistakable. The motions that accompany the...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2011
... they were the wrong color, because someone was in a bad mood. There was no subprime, no zero-down. A few miles directly west of the red light where I stopped, my grandparents lived in Fontana after they im- migrated from Switzerland in the 1950s. My grandfather, a former Swiss train conductor, worked...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 30–43.
Published: 01 August 2011
... by an overwhelming margin of 61 to 39 percent. Knight had read the mood, raised the money, locked down religious support, and soundly vanquished his rivals. But he also had done something remarkable that his prede- cessor did not: he had located extraordinary public support well beyond the ranks of...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 17–24.
Published: 01 May 2011
... says. He rarely photographs late at night, yet his images of an emptied-out LA convey a sort of nighthawk quality. What makes McCollister pause is not just the image, but what s tethered to it: Definitely a mood. Not adulterated too much. It s just whatever emotional content [is there He admits that...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 82–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... format Beautiful Music, a post-WWII FM radio format that stations like KWXY employed to characterize their soft and unobtrusive music. It was mood music for the imagi- nary quiet villages of post-war suburbia, its formulaic, nearly commercial-free hush meant to heal the ears of a country made tired...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 15–19.
Published: 01 March 2011
... applicants continue to increase. Based upon what both city officials and clergy have told me, this eventuality would most defi- nitely challenge the lottery system. Yet the mood of the nation may be working in Mission Viejo s favor. Despite the tensions created this past year with the proposal to build an...