Ambition

Are you happy, Mr. Superman? In public school we were taught not to be too ambitious. Career aptitude tests pushed you into mediocre jobs, guidance counselors encouraged you not to reach too high in your college applications, and my peers laughed at the few people who had “big goals.” School today is the attempt to […]

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Collecting “The Fountainhead”

I’ve been collecting original art and bits of historical material that can serve as art for a while now. There’s this great quote from Rand that I read years ago which first got me into doing it and I’ve been building up myself store ever since: Art is man’s metaphysical mirror; what a rational man […]

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Alone like Roark

  Bosch Fawstin shared a new piece for the 75th Anniversary of The Fountainhead that he was working on the other day and I was able to claim it before it even went on sale. He’s one of the few artists who I follow up with every week to see if he has new works […]

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Atlas Shrugged Day

It’s September 2nd, the day Ayn Rand began writing Atlas Shrugged in 1946, and the first calendar day in the novel. My grandma sent me a copy of the novel when I was in 8th grade with a note on the inside flap that it would be one of the best reads of my life. […]

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A Penthouse Legend

A friend of mine sent me an original Broadway window card I wanted from 1974 of Ayn Rand’s play, A Penthouse Legend (The Night of January 16th), to add to my collection of original Objectivist-themed art and vintage Ayn Rand material. The caption is perhaps the best advertisement for a play I’ve ever seen, not […]

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