In Breaking Walls episode 94 we visit the malt shops, drug stores, and soda counters in America’s heartland and spend time with radio’s best dramatic actors and actresses. Highlights • Norman Corwin, Margaret Sullavan, and Byron Kane’s Big Break • The Pharmacist Goes to War—and … Read MoreBW – EP94: Radio And The Drugstore/Malt Shop (1940 – 1955)
PHOTOGRAPH BY B. ANTHONY STEWART, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC B. Anthony Stewart was once called the “epitome of a National Geographic photographer” by the magazine’s then-director of photography Robert E. Gilka. Mr. Stewart worked for National Geographic Magazine for forty-two years, taking photographs all over the world. He … Read MoreSkiers Relax by a Fire at a Stowe Dormitory in Vermont, August 1967
On Breaking Walls Episode 63, we head to Mana Contemporary Studios in Jersey City, New Jersey for a chat with groundbreaking artist Shantell Martin. Shantell produces large scale murals and installations designed to invoke high vibrations from the audience, and get them asking more questions … Read MoreBW – EP63: Are You You? with Artist Shantell Martin
By definition, a harvest, in relation to farming, is the process of gathering mature crops from the fields. It’s also where the term “reap” comes from. To reap is to cut the grain from the harvest, and it’s also where the line “we reap what … Read MoreWhat’s the Significance of the Harvest Season?
Much ink has been spilled here on The WallBreakers about Norman Rockwell. I’ve always felt that Rockwell beautifully captured an idealistic version of Americana in his paintings. We could absolutely argue that because he wasn’t allowed to paint African Americans until his later years his version of Americana is mostly skewed. … Read More60 Iconic Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Covers