A major donor of the University of Connecticut wants a $3 million gift to the football program returned and his name taken down off the team’s on-campus facility over his dissatisfaction with athletic director Jeff Hathaway. - ESPN
I’m glad whoever got a hold of this did. Juicy details in link of the full letter.
It might just be me, but Exit Through the Gift Shop was abnormal in it’s story line. It’s probably my fault because when I start watching a documentary I try to have a minimal amount of preconceived notions. I like surprises.
There are excellent glimpses into the development of street art (which is initially used interchangeably with “graffiti”, smh), and in-depth footage of the art’s execution. This sort of insight is invaluable, if you’ve ever appreciated an artist’s work, you have probably also been inquisitive of the creation process. But the statement the film makes is even more profound.
As a support to artistic integrity, Banksy’s expose on Mr. Brainwash’s rise to stardom fulfills its role well. The endorsement for purity in the culture of art is subtle, but it hits hard.
Too bad I don’t have enough beans to bid on Banksy’s unmasking.
The Forcier family website gives us some insight on written offers from football programs to convince prospective athlete-students to join. Interesting to read as National Signing Day is right around the corner.
Stanford's has a lot of words, and Arizona's has words that aren't spelled right.
“Maybe he sent me email, but really I don’t use computer, and that’s why maybe I missed it.”—New Jersey Nets majority owner Mikhail Prokhorov on if he knew Carmelo Anthony was willing to join the Nets.