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“We should be more like …” [Grimes]

Salon has a post (“I don’t want to have to compromise my morals in order to make a living”) about/by the musician/artist Grimes. It’s a name I’d heard before …

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Genre and Gender: Metal Version

The other day the A.V. Club (in the guise of Jason Heller) posted “Black Sabbath, Dust, and the myth of the ‘metallectual’” in response to an ill-conceived and condescending WSJ article/post. Buried in the comments user ‘username too long’ submitted … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tasks & Treats

In summary, before going to Ms. S.’s parents’ place:

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Monday Meditations

Music, munchies and more.

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Class dismissed …

… so for some reason I started up “X-Men 3” via mplayer … perhaps boredom. I know I should pull a book off the shelf, either fiction or non-fiction for my work … or non-fiction that’s unrelated to my work … Continue reading

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It’s fish-fry-Friday, but I had turkey.

Let’s clear some links: Occam’s Razor: a webcomic, the first I’ll post today, but not the last. In Praise of Bullshit: it cites On Bullshit by Harry Frankfurt. Pinky TA: a second webcomic, but not the last. A Lesson Is … Continue reading

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Thorsday — no thunder

At Fair Trade I finished Prague, Arthur Phillips’s first novel. He has a new one out there, Angelica, which Salon recently reviewed: The extravagantly talented novelist Arthur Phillips seems to be making a grand tour of all the best literary … Continue reading

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Hump Day

The middle of the week; a meeting with Hans on Friday. Today I decided to watch the new Die Hard movie — Live Free of Die Hard.

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More Kant, less Life

This evening I was reading a book on Kant & Schiller & Aesthetics … well, between episodes of rewatching Matrix Revolutions. Horst Nitschack’s “Kritik der √§sthetischen Wirklichkeitskonstitution” — Critique of the aesthetic constitution of reality — from Verlag Roter Stern, … Continue reading

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Old week or new week?

I awoke on time this morning, having set my alarm so I could make it to town for brunch/lunch and writing with Richard and Amy. I went back to — a fitful — sleep for a while with a couple … Continue reading

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