bubble envy

bubble envy

“To find oneself again in a state of extreme shock, clarified by unreality, with, in a corner of oneself, some fragments of the real world.” Antonin Artaud  

four fiends away

four fiends away

3.“ Sleeplessness, weariness, and adrenaline are symptoms or paranoia, of engaging in illegal activity in plain sight. ‘Four fiends away’ indicates the distance between me and the street-level action. The implication is that I’m a FULL STORY

shut doesn’t go up

shut doesn't go up

  SYMPTOM: The player has difficulty winning at tennis, even if his opponents usually are not as good as he is. ANALYSIS: Chances are our Loser in tennis may be “a loser in life” as FULL STORY

this exhibit is indeed a man

this exhibit is indeed a man

  “Revolution in art lies not in the will to destroy but in the revelation of what is already destroyed.” –Harold Rosenberg  

Same Difference

Same Difference

  Fidelity is a virtue akin to habit and rooted in the inertia of animal life, which would run amok without trusty allies and familiar signals. We have an inveterate love of The Same, because FULL STORY

old flame

old flame

  “Birds in flight fascinate me. I admire eagles and falcons. I’m inspired by a feather but also its color, its graphics, its weightlessness and its engineering. It’s so elaborate. In fact I try and FULL STORY

a failure to communicate

a failure to communicate

  “This is why men are so sad, why they feel so cut off, why they think of themselves as orphans cast adrift, footloose and stringless in the deep void. What void? she asks. What FULL STORY

all the single ladies

all the single ladies

Catherine of Aragon: annulled Anne Boleyn: beheaded Jane Seymour: died Anne of Cleves: annulled Catherine Howard: beheaded Catherine Parr: survived

Mister Anger

Mister Anger

  “Though a whiz on the court, Big Bill Tilden was so painfully, pathologically shy (weirded out by Mother) that he never stripped in the locker room or shower. He usually did not shower after FULL STORY

playing alone

playing alone

  “The powers of every individual being generally limited, his desires are proportionally small. Mediocrity of fortune makes the various conditions of life nearly equal, and the manners of the inhabitants are orderly and simple.” FULL STORY

the young earth today

the young earth today

  “Don’t you remember what happens when a Knid enters the earth’s atmosphere at high speed? He gets red-hot. He burns away in a long fiery trail. He becomes a Shooting Knid. Soon these dirty FULL STORY

i like banana ice cream

i like banana ice cream

  “Cognitions must be relevant before dissonance theory is applicable. For example, “I’m a thoughtful person” and “It’s a nice day today” would probably be considered irrelevant—that is, one cognition does not imply anything about FULL STORY

choices

choices

  “The women’s figures which I see here among the people give me a tremendous urge, much more to paint them than to possess them, though indeed I should like both.” —Vincent Van Gogh in FULL STORY

mutual agreement to fight

mutual agreement to fight

  “War is the realm of physical exertion and suffering. These will destroy us unless we can make ourselves indifferent to them, and for this birth or training must provide us with a certain strength FULL STORY

right to know

right to know

“freedom of opinion is a farce unless factual information is guaranteed” —hannah arendt    

quitting the life

quitting the life

  VINCENT So if you’re quitting the life, what’ll you do? JULES That’s what I’ve been sitting here contemplating. First, I’m gonna deliver this case to Marsellus. Then, basically, I’m gonna walk the earth. VINCENT FULL STORY