Trent
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Trent

Trent grew up in a number of different countries and has no sense of national identity. When awake, he is a disgruntled graduate student with no future prospects, specializing in procrastination and academic despair. He can often be found making music, writing, and photographing bands on weekends.

BizarreCvltureFeaturedHistory

Once upon a time, before Judeo-Christian ideology permeated every fucking layer of our lives and spread its self-righteous, complacent bullshit all over the globe, the people of Kiribati, a tiny reef island nation in the Pacific, had a complex burial ritual for their dead. Comprised of 33 atolls and a

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ArtHistoryPhotography

Antoin Sevruguin is one of the first photographers to document life during the 1785-1925 reign of the Qajar dynasty in Persia. Born into a diplomat family in the Russian embassy in Tehran in 1830, Sevruguin traveled around the country as an artist and photographer portraying the everyday lives of the Iranian people from 1870 to 1930. Gaining celebrity

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CvltureHistorySocial Justice

“The revolution never belongs to those who start it but to those who end it and grab the spoils.” – Ali Yahia Abdennour I was recently brushing up on my social theory when I suddenly remembered something that I had come to realize a few years ago: with the exception of

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ArtBizarreCvltureFeaturedHistoryTattoo

My fascination with body art began at an early age when I accidentally caught a glimpse of my grandfather’s well-hidden bicep tattoo. Aside from the elegant design — a Sassanid cataphract that had turned green from years of exposure to the elements — I was drawn to it because I

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