Nothing happened. I did not expect anything to happen. I was something that...– Willa Cather, My Antonia
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-8-22) →
Pantha du Prince (34) Aphex Twin (32) The Postal Service (12) Whiskeytown (12) Burial (10) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
In the academic world, there’s a building consensus that video games are...– Dan Visel, founder of the Institute for the Future of the Book Read the whole NPR article here.
Animator vs. Animation →
Narrative in Eighth Grade Spanish in the Style of... →
A (Useless) Thought
If the United States is the mirror held up to the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, as some have claimed, then the rave is the chemical reflection of the bacchanalia - for better or for worse.
Stars are beautiful, but they may not take an active part in anything, they must...– J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-8-15) →
Wilco (32) Nada Surf (8) Explosions in the Sky (6) Theophilus London (3) American Football (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Generative Art, by Leonardo Solaas
The marriage of art and formal expression - welcome to the beautiful, blurry boundaries of what constitutes art.
A Little Fable, by Franz Kafka
“Alas,” said the mouse, “the whole world is growing smaller every day. At the beginning it was so big that I was afraid, I kept running and running, and I was glad when I saw walls far away to the right and left, but these long walls have narrowed so quickly that I am in the last chamber already, and there in the corner stands the trap that I must run into.” ...
If Poisonous Minerals, by John Donne
If poisonous minerals, and if that tree Whose fruit threw death on else immortal us, If lecherous goats, if serpents envious Cannot be damned, Alas! why should I be? Why should intent or reason, born in me, Make sins, else equal, in me more heinous? And mercy being easy, and glorious To God, in his stern wrath why threatens he? But who am I, that dare dispute with thee, O God? O! of thine...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-8-8) →
Cataldo (12) The Snake the Cross the Crown (5) Nada Surf (5) Secret Cities (3) Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Shouldn’t have dropped that last shroom, bud.
"Letter to myself as someone who wants to write" →
Deep Thoughts, by Jack Handey
I believe in making the world safe for our children, but not our children’s children, because I don’t think children should be having sex. Whenever I see an old lady slip and fall on a wet sidewalk, my first instinct is to laugh. But then I think, what if I was an ant and she fell on me. Then it wouldn’t seem quite so funny. It’s funny that pirates...