Tag Archives: David Lynch

Occupy my coolness

The question that could be posited is whether articles like this, writers like Naylor actually reinforce the very behavior they seek to expose; since ostensibly bringing the matter to public attention may increase the value of the one-percenters, the distinction … Continue reading

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case of mistaken identity: but not in my backyard

Mistaken identity and false pretense. Mistaken identity has always been the source for arriving at some rich existential meanings.But, behind fervent religious belief, is it the will to meaning in the sense of Victor Frankl, or some twisted ideology arising … Continue reading

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nostalgia: fascinated by the shabby and cheezy

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com): since i was chattering recently about my early days in tacoma, i might as well show off this little item. tacoma in the 1960′s was a dark place. a city of decay and abandoned buildings … Continue reading

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detournement part 3: charlie don’t surf

The last installment of Art’s series that began with the complicated but brilliant situationist school and Guy Debord… Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com): To be totally fair, even though Jamie Reid’s situationist appropriation (DIRECT appropriation – with intent still intact) may have … Continue reading

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DESPAIR OF THE SAINTS: POVERTY Of The POSITIVE IDEAL

Life is a bitch and then you play cards; even with a crappy hand. The type of the card game is a variant on Utopianism and the odds of beating the house are slight indeed.   Luis Bunuel startled filmgoers … Continue reading

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MIND READERS & THOUGHT FEEDERS:Pleasures of the “Buy” Button

Its a lot of money to spend on delectable gourmet bugs even if well spiced and cooked to your instructions.  Insects are not  considered a scarce  or endangered commodity. But, maybe quenching our pangs of hunger by integrating them in … Continue reading

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PERSONALITY CRISIS: VAMPIRES & INSUPERABLE DISTANCE BETWEEN TRUTH AND POSSIBILITY

“In Persona the stunning sensuous-mouthed Liv Ullmann plays Elizabet Volger, an actress who suddenly, during a performance, gets an overwhelming desire to laugh. (She’s acting in a tragedy, so the laughter seems inappropriate to her) And after she gets the … Continue reading

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ANARCHISTS WHO RUN WITH WOLVES

… and occasionally ride camels. Nearly all exponents of anarchism, for example, have used the term to refer to a natural state of society in which people are not governed by submission to humanmade laws or to any external authority. … Continue reading

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BALLAD OF THE EASY WRITERS

“A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to Die”. Franz Kafka Diaries ”Still, some of the little details and correspondences are striking. George Steiner, who, as we’ll see, believes in some metaphysical sense that Kafka invented … Continue reading

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Paris Trout Fishing with Stanley Milgram

“Each individual possesses a conscience which to a greater or lesser degree serves to restrain the unimpeded flow of impulses destructive to others. But when he merges his person into an organizational structure, a new creature replaces autonomous man, unhindered … Continue reading

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