Category Archives: Art
Apparently some grumpy French film critics have gotten themselves worked into a tizzy over Terrence Malick’s new film. To which I say, who the fuck cares? In a world where Michael Bay gets the GNP of a small European nation … Continue reading
A little early still I know but it’s feeling decidedly Hallowed here in Oregon, with the wind and the rain and the cool weather. I’ve been a bit scarce in these Intertube-related parts and the image above is a hint … Continue reading
This has gotten way out of hand. The Birther nonsense was amusing at first, in a surrealist, after dinner game sort of a way. “The president is a secret Muslim from Kenya!” has Andre Breton’s fingerprints all over it. That … Continue reading
Sorry for the lack of interesting content but for most of the last month or so I’ve been spending every spare moment prepping my book. Above is the final cover, and as you can see I’ve gone back to the … Continue reading
I can only hope Obama takes this consideration to heart because if there is one job I was born for, it’s Secretary of the Arts: A call for President-elect Barack Obama to give the arts and humanities a Cabinet-level post … Continue reading
Via Boing Boing, a collection of Soviet era holiday cards. I like this one because it reminds me of Maurice Sendak’s In the Night Kitchen. Happy Holidays, Comrades!
I stumbled upon Brass Goggles while looking at these magnificent adding machines on Boing Boing Gadgets.
Warren Ellis asks an intriguing question: Is it possible that steampunk is making a comeback as acquiescence to the notion that our more recent apparently plausible models of the future will never come to reality? To a large degree, I … Continue reading
Jesus made of food is bad but Jesus as food is… holy? No wonder I don’t get religion: NEW YORK (AP) — A planned Holy Week exhibition of a nude, anatomically correct chocolate sculpture of Jesus Christ was canceled Friday … Continue reading