Yellow Magic Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl
They opened with ‘Computer Game’, a sonic madeleine. Both Yukihiro Takahashi and Ryuichi Sakamoto have aged very well indeed. so that they were a joy to see, not only hear. Sakamoto’s thick hair now elegantly grey, and Takahashi (my favorite, truly the Lennon to Sakamoto’s McCartney) still so slender and strong, drumming in a dashing fedora. Philo Hagen came with me and he...
good advice from David House
David House read a statement today after his grand jury hearing in Alexandria. “The Administration’s goal is to force these individuals to testify against this media organization in an attempt to cast its publications and those of its media partners — the New York Times, the Guardian, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, and El Pais — as acts of espionage. The government has also violated my...
Because I look at “Modern Warfare,” and I go, “This should be hanging in a...– The finale. (via deepomega) Truth x one million. (I would love to play power chords but I think it would be pretty silly at this late stage. Still: a thought.)
Brooklyn Mutt: Dear Debbie Wasserman Schultz →
titivil: dragonflyb: I cannot tell you how many hours I have spent dedicated to the cause of the Democratic Party. I am a party loyalist in Texas. In Texas, where the fight is hard, the hours are long, and the victories few. I live vicariously through people in bluer states and I have pride in all of… Cosigned, if I may be permitted. Me too.
... and my response. →
What an amazing exchange! Thank you Prof. Birkerts!!
The Room and the Elephant
Sven Birkerts in a very interesting response to my recent Wikipedia piece @Awl (!) I’m composing a response just now. lareviewofbooks: Sven Birkerts Man with Cuboid, M.C.Escher Every so often something will break through the stimulus shield I hold up whenever I go online, which I do far too often these days, we all do, and for various reasons, one being, I’m sure, that the existence...