Tower of Sleep: The nuisance paradigm →
barthel: Occupy Seattle moved into my neighborhood sometime while I was away, and they are now encamped 5 blocks down the hill from my apartment, at Seattle Central. As someone who spends all day in the neighborhood, it has definitely had some effect on the area, but I don’t think that…
Drinkify - Kronos Quartet →
Contemporary classical types go hard.
Conscientious Redux: What's your art-world pet... →
conscientious: ‘Other than all the people who spend their energies attacking the energy other people, I am peeved at idiot billionaires flying mindless millionaire artists to bloated biennials to party down on private yachts; at seven-figure prices paid for derivative dreck that supposedly “critiques the… Tee hee.
Alvin Lucier - Music On A Long Thin Wire →
The Resentment Machine
thenewinquiry: (Geoff McFetridge, via) The immiseration of the digital creative class by Freddie deBoer The popular adoption of the internet has brought with it great changes. One of the peculiar aspects of this particular revolution is that it has been historicized in real time — reported accurately, greatly exaggerated, or outright invented, often by those who have embraced the...
PMO denies Brazilian bathroom brinksmanship →
There seems to be no way to confirm that this is true, but not too far out of character and really goddamn funny. And perhaps vaguely frightening, and embarrassing.
Scenes From Occupied Oakland
thenewinquiry: via Reuters | Stephen Lam A street-eye view of the clashes between protesters and police by Christopher Chitty Keith Shannon was the picture of American pride and courage in his sailor’s whites. As plumes of tear gas and police projectiles streamed around him, he alone held the line, standing almost at attention, gripping a “Veterans for Peace” flag with his left hand while...