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This feature via L.A. Weekly It was a little after 2 a.m. on December 10, 1958. One minute Dorothy Hamm was snug asleep in her bed, the next she was wide awake, having been thrown to the ground by some powerful explosion. She ran outside and saw a “wall of

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In the final part of this retrospective of the shock site Ogrish, we look at its sudden end and its replacement by LiveLeak, which all happened on the same day.  The design overhaul of Ogrish from the nihilism and gothic adornments of its ‘Can you handle life’ guise to its

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Feature via Dazed Digital Annie Sprinkle, the sex worker and pornstar turned sex educator and artist, once described a beautiful summer day with a lover, when both found that their “psychedelic door flew open” without having taken any drugs. “Our senses became heightened, time warped, colours were brighter,” she said. “I wondered if people

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I’m sure you’ve spent way too much time scrolling through the amazing feed of Awkward Family Photos. So instead of rolling your eyes right now, just admit you enjoy looking at other people’s terrible photos. And let’s be real – the era of the awkward family photo is going to

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In this 3rd instalment of a 4 part Ogrish retrospective, we take a closer look at the form and content of the shock site and how it repackaged itself as an alternative form of news service for the digital age.   The original look of the Ogrish site was dark

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This awesome feature via Lazer Horse I’ve recently been reading a series of articles on race, racism, and the Middle Ages. They’re a fascinating read, and I recommend taking a look. The articles were written in response to the Far Right’s long-lived and growing passion for their own, odd interpretation of

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