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Famous Last Words

0 Comments July 8, 2014

Here’s a little Web 1.0 curiosity that for some reason always manages to stick around in my text files. It’s macabre, and I haven’t verified the authenticity of any of them, but it’s interesting nonetheless. -N Thomas Jefferson–still survives… ~~ John Adams, US President, d. July 4, 1826 (Actually, Jefferson had died earlier that same […]

0 Comments November 4, 2013

“That guy you used to be, he’s still in the car. He’ll always be in the car. Just don’t let him drive.” — The one and only Mr. Vedder (Mueller) (Severson)  

a sort of ghastly simplicity

0 Comments August 10, 2013

And all the time—such is the tragi-comedy of our situation—we continue to clamour for those very qualities we are rendering impossible. You can hardly open a periodical without coming across the statement that what our civilization needs is more ‘drive’, or dynamism, or self-sacrifice, or ‘creativity’. In a sort of ghastly simplicity we remove the […]

the blue centerlight pop

0 Comments July 24, 2013

      “The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders […]

Fail magnificently

0 Comments July 5, 2006

“Any kind of benign success is never worth having. Much much better to fail magnificently.”–Malcolm McLaren