Sunday, May 20, 2012


Cloud cover uncooperative for photographing tonight's eclipse.  Very late last night in the back yard I looked up and saw a meteor flash through a small patch of the sky.  I cannot share the meteor.  It will always be only mine. 

Thursday, May 3, 2012


To what extent Kanye West and Chris Milk were in dialogue with Jesse Thorn with the "Touch the Sky" video; to what extent the New Sincerity is a Bourdieuian field of play; to what extent the rules of the game are malleable; to what extent field implicates an industry; to what extent the consumer's motivation is palliative.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012


Whether Seau shot himself in the chest for the same reason that Duerson shot himself in the chest; whether the term athlete is a pretense; whether these men are de facto gladiators; whether there are moral implications of being entertained by these men; whether the Gridiron and the Sandbox are equidistant; whether "over there rather than over here"; whether foreign trauma leads to domestic violence; whether the beatification of Pat Tillman; whether this is what empire looks like.