Modern postcard collecting must be considered more than a mere compulsion to accumulate meaningless objects in our overly consumer driven society.
Posted on February 18, 2014
… nevertheless we must accept the evidence on the page that we have a veritable yeti here — somebody who on his own ground is leaving marks nobody else could make.
Posted on November 20, 2013
I used to think Google was different. But the giant retail barges symbolize how Google’s considerable ambitions have become ever more tightly lashed to its commercial concerns.
Posted on November 1, 2013
THEY ARE THE MOST UNLIKELY OF FRIENDS: Archy is a cockroach with the soul of a poet, and Mehitabel is an alley cat with a celebrated past — she claims she was Cleopatra in a previous life. Together, cockroach and cat are the foundation of one of the most engaging collections of light poetry to come out of the twentieth century.
Posted on October 28, 2013
I mean only in this fake ass industry can you go from bein a silver spoon swallowin jewgro witta blend of melted butter n warm Ovaltine flowin thru ya bloodstream playin a paraplegic lame on a corny teen soap opera to becomin besties witta fake Blood who looks like a cross between a gremlin, a cabbage patch doll n a chupacabra n call yaself Champagne Papi n still be crazy respected by ya peers b…
Posted on October 10, 2013
At first it is not apparent that there are thousands of individual birds. It is like the pictures Kate has seen of worshippers bent to prayer before the Kaaba in the court of the Great Mosque at Mecca. The birds, like the men, are without distinction, fitting as smoothly as cobblestones into a pattern.
Posted on June 13, 2013
The problems arise from the isolation of the eye outside its natural interaction with other sense modalities, and from the elimination and suppression of other senses, which increasingly reduce and restrict the experience of the world into the sphere of vision. This separation and reduction fragments the innate complexity, comprehensiveness and plasticity of the perceptual system, reinforcing a sense of detachment and alienation.
Posted on May 10, 2013
Sandberg describes waddling into the Google headquarters when she was heavily pregnant and demanding a special parking spot for pregnant workers. But nowhere does she describe using her position of power to help mothers — or fathers — get more flexible or reduced schedules.
Posted on April 2, 2013
In the center of Chicago a golden pond of honey formed, which trickled along the streets, over squares, and dripped into the drains, absorbing every imaginable scent and substance that crossed its path. Those in search of unusual sensations tried spreading it on bread and found that the world and time itself turned as golden, viscous and sweet as honey.
Posted on February 22, 2013
Never forget this was a lockout. Never forget this was put upon you and the players and the sport by the owners. Never forget the two biggest engines in all this weren’t poor, put-upon teams in tough markets, but rather financial giants whose sole motivation was greed and the desire to squeeze just an extra dime or two out of every dollar spent.
Posted on January 7, 2013