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Tory Scot
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The Degradation of Popular Culture

Through the early 1870s, Firmin-Girard’s submissions to the Paris Salon followed the shifting trends in public taste from historical subjects and scenes taken from the Siege of Paris to more fanciful Japonisme and Orientalist themes. While these compositions earned Firmin-Girard early accolades, his submission of Le Quai aux Fleurs

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Day of the LARP

Everyone needs a little escapism every once and a while. It can help to reorient oneself towards an ideal that is being lost, or it can simply serve to give a moment of respite. I don't begrudge anyone who wants to take a break and indulge in some fantasy.


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