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James Bond: Magic and Drinking

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James Bond: Magic and Drinking

Having a store location near Las Vegas ensures that your average daily clientele includes an array of characters: gamblers, dancers, entertainers, and magicians. Entertainment involves grabbing your attention; the most...

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Brunch In the Time of COVID

Posted by Nora Trulsson on
Brunch In the Time of COVID

Let’s face it—humans are social creatures. These months of lockdowns and isolations are exacerbating our need to connect. While the days of big parties, weddings and cocktail events are definitely...

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Blackwing Pencils Vol XIX: Women's Suffrage & Voting Rights

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Blackwing Pencils Vol XIX: Women's Suffrage & Voting Rights

On August 18th, 1920, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment. After nearly a century of lobbying, marching, and protesting, it was finally illegal to deny anyone...

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A Q&A With Artist Michael Wainwright PLUS!

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A Q&A With Artist Michael Wainwright PLUS!

In 1991, Michael Wainwright had a fresh master’s degree in clay sculpture from NYU and made a living selling his handmade plates, bowls, mugs and vases at flea markets around...

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Michael Wainwright's Killer Baba Ghanoush

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Michael Wainwright's Killer Baba Ghanoush

1 large eggplant, cut into slices for grilling Olive oil 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 3/4 cup tahini 1 large garlic clove, chopped Juice of 2 lemons 1 teaspoon...

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