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New Small Press Seeks Big Old Letterpress

CHICAGO — Reports of print’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Outpost Magazine is one testament to this; another is Meekling Press, a very small Chicago-based book press that is committed to creating small editions of hand-bound books, as well as paperback editions.

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M.I.A.’s Kickstarter Radicalism

According to a recent and widely publicized tiff involving a trailer leak, filmmaker Steve Loveridge’s blog, and Roc Nation, terror-chic rocker M.I.A. might be taking her flailing autobiographical documentary project to the masses via Kickstarter. She announced the possibility in a tweet over the weekend, stating that her project has been “black listed” …

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Artist Designing the Perfect Bank Heist

There may be no such thing as a perfect heist, but that doesn’t mean there can’t be a beautifully designed one. That’s the idea behind London-based designer Ilona Gaynor’s “Under Black Carpets” project, which looks at the architecture of a city landscape as both an aid and a detriment in her evolving story of a meticulously planned robbery.