Wendy’s is a fine family restaurant chain with their rectangular burgers, their tasty free milkshakes offers and their bear fighting. … More
American food is in crisis, and rarely has more disruption loomed before us. An Economist Gets Lunch – New Rules … More
He wakes up. He hopes that his car window will close this morning. He knows that it will not close … More
This is a lovely song. A simple guitar accompanied by Feists beautiful voice. The original video is imaginative and because … More
This is a book about Power. The End of Power; from boardrooms to battlefields and churches to states, why being … More
He wakes up. He has the luckiest friend in the world. She was staying in Hollywood. She got a flight … More
These all have something in common. They have words and rhythm. Love them as much as I do.
He wakes up. It is cold. He makes himself a wheatbread bagel with egg and turkey bacon. He also makes … More
YOUR LIFE IS NOT INTERESTING.
There exist moments in life, separated by longs intervals of time, but linked together by their inner content and by … More
In the mornings before we wake little noises can often be imagined under the bed. These are some of the … More
The unaccompanied human voice, talking about opera and a digital soundscape. The ears have it.
He wakes up. He licks the taste of red wine fuzz from his teeth and makes some bacon and eggs … More
SCIENTOLOGY: THE STUDY OF SCIENT.
Whilst wandering through CVS one evening I couldn’t help but notice the unusual placing of weight control products next to … More
I have seen this commercial so many times that I think I may have become a little obsessed with it. … More
I find, yet again, things of wonder on Soundcloud: Repetitive Beats in different flavours. They are all worth your time. … More
He wakes up. He reads some of Atlas Shrugged. He is now 75% through the book. It is full of … More
It was Sunday afternoon, September 22, 1984, and Michael Eisner had just walked into the corporate offices at the Disney … More
In the spirit of supporting gay marriage and equality as the Supreme Court looks at various legal cases, please find … More
YOU ARE NOT SPECIAL.
One of my major concerns for many years has been how people could prevent and destroy dictatorships. From Dictatorship to … More
AN ACCIDENT DURING THE ARTISTIC PROCESS BECOMES, ON COMPLETION OF THE WORK, A MEASURED AESTHETIC CHOICE.
He wakes up. He has no libido. He has nobido. He does his laundry. He makes a coffee. It is … More
This is all for today: But what more could anyone possibly want?
SOMEONE WILL HAVE TO REPAIR THAT.
They call me Chorus Girl – shouts of “Chorus Girl” go up when I stand and swing my left leg, … More
He wakes up. It is a New Year. It is 2013. Since he last wrote things down a massacre has … More
He wakes up. He remembers yesterday when he spent most of his working day drawing Christmas themed doodles in a … More
Less than two weeks before The Great Deformation went to press, the powers that be in Washington pulled off a “deal” that … More
ONLY ONE MADE IT BACK HOME ALIVE.
This: And This: Inspired this: Sort of. Thank you Alex. There is only one person in the world for whom … More
Once again proving that weekend tent forts and the accidental misspellings of children are the best things in the world.
The sterling Beckettian script is mine. The drawings are taken from SuperActionComicMaker. It’s better when it’s all one word.
The Second World War was among the most destructive conflicts in human history; more than forty-six million soldiers and civilians … More
PORNOGRAPHY IS ART.
He wakes up. His holiday is over. He has to go back to work even though he does not want … More
Here are three songs that share nothing more in common than that they appeared on my Soundcloud playlist this morning … More
One of my favourite sites to peruse is Open Culture. This video popped up today. It makes no sense to … More
It is with no small amount of trepidation that I take my place behind this desk, and face this learned … More
He wakes up. He is on the last day of his holiday. He feels he has squandered his holiday again. … More
ART IS PORNOGRAPHY.
I want to know how far we have to run Before we reach that mountain top of Myth. What jungles, … More
I have been honoured with your letter of the 31 of March, and find with much pleasure that your views … More
A BLOG WITHOUT A TYPO IS NIT A BLOG.
He wakes up at 0300. Why does he keep waking up in the middle of the night? There were no … More
I just couldn’t resist putting this song: Next to this song: Which one is better? Who cares! What I do … More
He wakes up. He had been wrapped in a terryifying dream being chased by a Shadow Man with a Silent … More
The World and this expanse – or whatever other name men are pleased to call the sky that covers the … More
and nobody cares: A good way to start the day as we enter the panopticon for another chance to prove … More
So, y’know, why not?
1. Summer sky thick with clotted clouds As the drip down sweat curves along the valley Unfolding into the yielding … More
Who could stop their foot a-tapping? Their hips a-gyrating? Their head a-shaking? Not I. Not I. Not I.
There is a video on the internet that I have not seen called Two Women, One Cup. I hear that … More
During the past thirty-three years the difference in America between being rich and being middle class became much more pronounced. … More
He wakes up at 0300. Why can’t he sleep? He doesn’t know. He lies in the filth of his own … More
My Father showed me how to hurt a man one August night at the Torch Drive-in when I was seven … More
I don’t know if it’s because I used to be involved with a beautiful woman who loved Depeche Mode then … More
He wakes up. It is 0130. The house is filled with a dreadful stink. It is the stink of the … More
POET. POE IT.
When I discovered that my snazzy new smart phone had a front and rear facing camera this happened in my … More
What it is, who can say. Movie? Series of explosions? The high point in the career of Hopper, Hoskins, Mathis … More
Let’s forget the depressing sentiment of the title of this post for a while and embrace the idea we are … More
Ignore the awful yellow backdrop and the garish red font and enjoy this great song. The Pilgrim Travellers were a Texas … More
He wakes up. It is 330 in the morning. He cannot get back to sleep. His eyes ache. He makes … More
Samantha Fox, the British pin-up girl of the 1980’s and, therefore, of my burgeoning sexuality, had a very short lived … More
He wakes up. He hasn’t written an entry for a while. He has not been sleeping well. He has been … More
Poet. Poe it.
IN COUNTRY WE WALK AS DRAWN GHOSTS, NEVER FINDING SOLACE IN LANDSCAPE.
A friend shared this video with me this morning. So I thought I would share it here. Marina Abramovic and … More
There is a restaurant over yonder On top of that lonely old hill. It is owned by a ragged vagabond … More
He wakes up. He is late. He doesn’t shower. He tries to be useful at work but his heart is … More
I wish that they had chosen Robbie Coltrane.
The key is sitting under the small clock. It is not the key I am looking for. The key I … More
Writing a poem, Like taking A shit, Should be An intensely Private affair.
NEVER USE MAYONNAISE FROM THE WORK FRIDGE.
He wakes up. He drives the car the wrong way around 495. He usually does this even when he has … More
Too many cooks spoil the broth Many hands make light work Many hands make light broth Too many hands spoil … More
Immanuel Velikovsky was a psychiatrist and scholar with many theories about the formation of the world and The Solar System. … More
Uprooted. Now remember, now forget: Thick thatched thoughts crush – mash: Disconsolate, Alone. Each torn memory re- Veals a slippery … More
This and That. The rain fell in haunted lines, Straight separations between this and that. Lonely neon screens glowed in … More
Careful what you wish for Because it might come true. Beware of what you hope for It might leave you … More
He wakes up and is immediately irritated because his shower schedule is interrupted by someone else using the shower. There … More
BEST OF BOTH WORLDS.
Is to take a break from whatever you are doing and listen to this: Go on. You know you deserve … More
I woke up today and I thought of you. The sheets were cold and the sky was full of snow. … More
ONE DAY YOUR MENTOR WILL TRY TO SEDUCE YOU.
Balding trees lace the grey sky of Fall. Soft wet earth clods on meandering shoes. Tiny feet stumble after a … More
He wakes up. It is 4am. He cannot get back to sleep. He lies there for a while trying to … More
I can now see everything As the trees de-robe like strippers, But is tells me nothing. – The birds used … More
He wakes up. He hasn’t been doing anything recently. He was rejected and he felt bad about himself but now … More
I remember The smell of gas cut grass on a blue summer day. Trampoling to safety from dog teeth. Collecting … More
NOT ALL BRIDGES SHOULD BE CROSSED.
He wakes up. Morning Joe is on again. He takes a shower and brushes his hair. He walks out of … More