Nerd culture education key at Tampa Comic Con

Nerd culture was alive and proud at Tampa Comic Con. August 1-3 saw fans, vendors, artists and Hollywood stars made the pilgrimage to the area’s 15th comic book convention. A common thread among the thousands of visitors, vendors and artists is education and early exposure to nerd culture. Heavy rains and local flooding couldn’t keep… Read more »

A Caricature For President.

There’s an old saying, “Be careful what you wish for.” With that venerable adage in mind, let’s reflect for a moment on the unequivocal fact that the moment Barack Obama was elected President, the loyal opposition wasted no time in feverishly going to work to denounce his every utterance, move or even the teeny tiniest… Read more »

A Conversation with civil rights photographer Bob Fletcher

Today on Radioactivity, Host Rob Lorei speaks with photojournalist Bob Fletcher, who photographed the struggles of the civil rights movement in Mississippi during the 1960s. Fletcher, a native of Detroit, moved to Mississippi to after facing arrest for photographing a protest in New York City. While in Mississippi, He became affiliated with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC),… Read more »

Art and Africa create social change

While many may enjoy artistic expression simply for its own sake, others use art for the greater good. This spring Eckerd College is hosting a series of forums as part of its initiative called “The Plight and Promise of Africa.” The college has set up a photography exhibit at the Poynter institute in St. Petersburg… Read more »