May 7, 2005 - Cabinet - Cabinet magazine’s issue 17, with a special section on ‘Laughter,’ available now
May 7, 2005

Cabinet magazine’s issue 17, with a special section on ‘Laughter,’ available now

Cabinet magazine's issue 17, with a special section on 'Laughter,' available now

For a full table of contents, see www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/17

Subscribe online at www.cabinetmagazine.org/shop/index.php?cPath=31

Starring:

Bemused primates, cannibal maladies, tickled children, early dentistry, happy Swedes, canned laughter, and a royal pear
Featuring:

– Simon Critchleys philosophical history of humor
– Jim Holt on joke theory
– Jennifer Liese on the sad story of the smiley face
– Slavoj Zizek on Christ, Hegel and other comic greats
With:

– Sean Dockray, Steve Rowell & Fiona Whitton on the art and science of traffic management
– Daniel Heller-Roazen on the disappearance of H
– Geoffrey OBrien on the aimless oppression of gray
– Margaret Wertheim on the marvels of computational origami
– Tom Vanderbilt on dearly departed diamonds
Plus:

The prehistory of fast food; Dr. Atls volcano paintings; the worlds most valuable piece of real estate; and the decline of ribbons
And:

Artist projects by Robert Bowen, Steven Brower, Paul Chan, Matt Freedman, Edward Jessen, H. Lan Thao & Lana Lin, Marco Maggi, Michael Rakowitz, and Lawrence Weiner

For a full table of contents, see www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/17
Subscribe online at www.cabinetmagazine.org/shop/index.php?cPath=31

Cabinet on sale in the US at independent bookstores, Barnes & Noble, Tower, select Borders, Hudson News, and Universal News. Also available in Canada, the UK, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Sweden, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Singapore, New Zealand, and Japan. A partial list of stores worldwide to buy Cabinet can be found at cabinetmagazine.org/information/wheretobuy.php
Cabinet magazine is published by Immaterial Incorporated, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Cabinet is in part supported by grants from The Flora Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation, The Greenwall Foundation, The New York State Council on the Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Peter Norton Foundation, The American Center Foundation, The Frankel Foundation, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Fifth Floor Foundation, and the Milton and Sally Avery Foundation.

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