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Archive | March, 2010

Next Big Thing?

March 30, 2010

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what might the next newspaper or magazine actually look like short of the gloppy, confusing mess that most newspaper Web sites resemble? Time Inc., proposes the following look for Sports Illustrated in ‘comming soon’ video demo of a magazine tablet. I want one of these for my magazines and my newspaper.

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One-legged salsa

March 30, 2010

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You think you’ve got problems? I think I’ve got problems? But what if you only had one leg? Now, that’s a problem. That would get you down, wouldn’t it? Or… well, you could dance the samba.

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Music Video Art

March 28, 2010

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Oh, this is the most delightful and visually scrumptious music videos I have seen in a long, long time, by the band Hold Your Hordes” for their hit song “70 Million.”

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Shout out

March 28, 2010

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New York Times columnist Frank Rich, as he did so often in the Iraq War debacle and last year’s Obama/McCain square-off, cuts to the quick and right to the heart of the matter in surveying the pathetic and shameful behavior in the aftermath of health care reform’s passage:

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Walkabout-ing

March 28, 2010

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In any case, below are some photos taken along the way of a past walkabout. West Virginia can be such a delightfully eccentric place.

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No You Can’t?

March 26, 2010

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I am, by nature, not a very out-there politicized person, a sidelines flaming progressive shot through with some hybrid libertarian streaks. But the reaction to health care reform by the Right and the resultant viciousness after its passage has got me going.

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La Gait Lyrique

March 26, 2010

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La Gaîté Lyrique is a new venue in Paris “dedicated to digital arts and new musics.” This odd and captivating video kicks it off.

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A truth moment

March 25, 2010

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The disturbing rise in violent threats against congressional officials in the wake of health care reform’s passage – and the namby pamby response by Republicans – is worthy of note by all who care about the health of this country.

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All Together now

March 25, 2010

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Taking a moment in the audio booth of Audible Arts Studio in Princeton, WV. The results will be released into the wild this summer.

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Payday

March 25, 2010

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“I have seen wicked men and fools, a great many of both; and I believe they both get paid in the end; but the fools first.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson (“Kidnapped,” 1886)

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