Every interaction on the Web is now larded over with “agreements”,...– Part of Syllabus of COMM 499: PWNED Is everyone on this campus a copyright criminal? USC 2007. more here
The Supermarkets Are Arming..
From Business Week. 24 April. here Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has been recruiting former military and government intelligence officers for a branch of its global security office aimed at identifying threats to the world’s largest retailer, including from “suspect individuals and groups”. Wal-Mart’s interest in intelligence operatives comes at a time when the retailer is...
Eclecticism is the degree zero of contemporary general culture: one listens to...– Jean Francois Lyotard
It’s the movies that have really been running things in America ever since...– Andy Warhol
A billion hours ago, human life appeared on earth. A billion minutes ago,...– Coca-Cola company annual report 1996
[PS3 is] for consumers to think to themselves ‘I will work more hours to...– Ken Kuratagi - Sony Corporation
BALLARDIAN: “(adj) 1. of James Graham Ballard (J.G. Ballard; born...– Collins English Dictionary. More Ballardian fun here
Some say that the VCR is the greatest friend that the American film producer...– Jack Valenti. Obituary here
Get Thee Behind Me Satan
Resolution to Utah Republican Convention - April 28th 2007 ———————— Resolution opposing Satan’s plan to destroy the U.S. by stealth invasion Whereas, “And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.”...
The suburbs dream of violence. Asleep in their drowsy villas, sheltered by...– JG Ballard - Kingdom Come
Since 1936 I have fought for wage increases. My father before me fought for...– Paris 1968 wall grafitti
Our culture has become something that is completely and utterly in love with its...– Malcolm McLaren
Defense Intelligence Agency Art Collection
Yes. It exists. Here “The Agency commissioned these works of military art to illustrate publications and support official briefings. DIA analysts and artists worked closely to achieve an accurate portrayal of the military system being illustrated. The artwork often depicted classified photography or imagery that could not...
Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage...– Guy Debord
Celebrity Will Eat Itself
From here “An anti-fan is a person who ‘hates’ a particular celebrity or icon. Anti-fanclubs, also known as virtual communities of disregard, hate listings and diss-share sites are groupings of such anti-fans.” image from here note : The above “is a parody site and its content should in no way be construed as factual or life-affirming”
The 20 Basic Story Plots
Here Quest/ Adventure/ Pursuit/ Rescue/ Escape/ Revenge/ The Riddle/ Rivalry/ Underdog/ Temptation/ Metamorphosis/ Transformation/ Maturation/ Love/ Forbidden Love/ Sacrifice/ Discovery/ Wretched Excess/ Ascension/ Decision
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Attention Spans In The New Millenium
BBC Popworld Pulp magazine has closed after just one week because of poor sales. The first issue of the music magazine, which was linked with Channel 4’s Popworld show, had an initial print run of 130,000 copies but sold just 9,000. Darren Styles of the Brooklands Group publishers said: “The magazine has bombed in a way nobody connected with it could ever have envisaged.” ...
I was once a student in a punk T-Shirt hooked on screwed-up scenarios....– Bruce Sterling
He told me I didn’t understand, that we were from the bleak industrial...– Mark E Smith
Totalitarianism is latent in technology. It was not merely Hitler or Mussolini...– Paul Virilio
Work Deskop Wallpaper
courtesy of haysie1
Bad, Bad Vista...
BadVista.org: Stopping Microsoft Windows Vista adoption by promoting free software
So, Why Tumblr?...
because of here “…Joe describes his Tumblr site as; “like SuprGlu except I can update it with quick posts too.” The interface for posting to Tumblr is very fast, very simple, and quite elegant. Suddenly I began to get it. Suddenly my old blog started to feel as clunky, creaky and tired as I do much of the time. Suddenly my head began to spin…” and here...