The Suspicious Case of Van Gogh’s Pinna

So where does Audiology meet Art History?   One of the first classics at HHTM was the discussion of how Vincent van Gogh really lost his pinna.  While some feel that he just wacked off his right pinna with a knife….there is another version of the story that we found at Hearing International originally posted…

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The Culture of Earrings for Men

Over the past few years men have begun to wear earrings.  While that may have seemed strange a few years ago, it is commonplace now and seems to have some historical, cultural, and social basis. There are artistic and written references from cultures around the world dating to ancient times in history of men sporting earrings. Indeed,…

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