Friday, July 31, 2009


'Demystifictation' - to use a word which is beginning to show signs of wear - is not an Olympian operation. What I mean is that I cannot countenance the traditional belief which postulates a natural dichotomy between the objectivity of the scientist and the subjectivity of the writer, as if the former were endowed with a 'freedom' and the latter with a 'vocation' equally suitable for spiriting away or sublimating the actual limitations of their situation. What I claim is to live to the full the contradictions of my time, which may well make sarcasm the condition of truth.

- Roland Barthes

Monday, July 27, 2009

Rip Les Lye

Les Lye, the dude from You Can't Do That on Television died last week. He played a bunch of roles, like the chef and the executioner who always accidentally got killed by the firing squad. I can't believe how cool the intro to the show was - I had forgotten.

Sunday, July 26, 2009


The zoo in Gaza

The zoo in Gaza can't get real animals because of the blockage. They dyed a donkey to look like a zebra and smuggled in a lion through a tunnel. Via Katie.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

The Mike Wallace Interview

I've been meaning to watch so many of these, specifically Salvador Dali, Jean Seberg, John Gates, Tony Perkins, and Aldous Huxley.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Sister Mary Muskrat

Something else I want to buy.

Family Portrait

This scares me but still I want it. This store is awesome.

Monday, July 13, 2009

I sure wish I smoked Lucky Strikes...

I don't know how to fix the player but you get the idea.

Photographic Dictionary

I once did an art project like this but it didn't come out anywhere near as good. This is the entry for dusk:

Sunday, July 5, 2009