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Who Would Think to Pair Andy Warhol and Norman Rockwell?

Bruce Chadwick lectures on history and film at Rutgers University in New Jersey. He also teaches writing at New Jersey City University. He holds his PhD from Rutgers and was a former editor for the New York Daily News. Mr. Chadwick can be reached at bchadwick@njcu.edu.What two artists could be more different than Norman Rockwell and Andy Warhol? Rockwell was a traditionalist who, over the decades, created small town, middle class, rock solid, true blue America for millions...

Thieves Are Just Nice People on Drugs at Burning Man

Not working is all in a day's work at Burning Man. Photo: papertygre / FlickrBurning Man is back. Are you ready? Veteran Burner Deborah Schoeneman shares her essential information. It took years of experience to master it all.BURNING MAN, Nevada – So you're going to Burning Man for the first time?I hope you got a ticket. If you didn't, you may have to shell out major cash to get one off Craigslist — if you're lucky. And that's not where the money drain will end.I first started going to...

Four Days In The Squall Of A Superfight

LAS VEGAS, Nev.—“Man, I’m usually in a suit, but it’s too fucking hot today,” a scalper told me a few hours before the big fight. It truly was too fucking hot. A police dog had to wear booties to protect his feet. This particular scalper was forced halfway inside, working the buffer area between the two sets of doors that separate the unsympathetic Mojave Desert heat from the air-conditioned artifice of the Monte Carlo casino floor. Tourists stumbled in for refuge and the chance to lose $20...