Archive for May, 2013

16May

Patience and Peril: The Guardian’s Mad Traveler, Kevin Rushby*

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The scoop...
Photographer and writer Kevin Rushby creates audio slideshows for the British newspaper and website The Guardian. He has also published several provoking books. In "Paradise: A History of the Idea That Rules the World," he explores links between human ideals of perfection and the brutal realities of violence. In "Children of Kali," he looks into "the dark and mysterious world of Indian crime, past and present." And in "Hunting Pirate Heaven," he sails the African Coast to chase down descendants of 16th century pirates.

Recently we caught up with Rushby for some key comments about making audio slideshows ... Read the full story

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09May

Travel Slideshow Contest Extended to Friday, May 31

 

Okay, okay. We're extending our travel audio slideshow deadline to Friday, May 31, by request from some of you who are still polishing your submissions. Thanks for the submissions so far! We've learned about some really great places around the world. It's fun to see your passion and creativity around travel, whether it be a favorite place, a surprising experience, or an exploration of a cultural activity such as dance or music.
Finish up your slideshows and get them in!
Here are some links to the slideshow submissions we've featured in the blog so far. We're randomly picking among ... Read the full story

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