Tag Archives: Paul McCartney

tugs of war

To recoil from the tired shape. Form and anti-form collide, tugging from opposite sides at the drama of naturalistic illusion. The urge to engage in the shattering of shape. And never shall the twain be twined again. Excuse us for … Continue reading

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teamwork in the heart of the country: fun with guns

Everything is a “price tag” policy. It keeps the Macbeth pot boiling letting the passionate vapors intoxicate the kooky from vandalizing cars in annexed East Jerusalem, rustling goats and sheep in the West Bank, war crimes in Syria, Francois Hollande … Continue reading

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ono no no songs

Mourning has broken. Feed the hungry ghosts. The appetite is whetted but never sated. Feed the little beast. Appease. Or it will eat you whole and spit you out. Add this to the idea of The Lost Object. the inability … Continue reading

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guess who’s coming to dinner

As Glenn Greenwald pointed out in a recent article, there is very little to differentiate the two candidates, the idea being to take minor and incidental differences that have little or no significant consequence and exaggerate them, inflate them beyond … Continue reading

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games without frontiers

Its a bit shocking and easy to ridicule. Giving the Nobel Prize for Peace to the European Union! It can be perceived as a black comedy. Dr. Caligari. After all, Europe of the recent past and its colonial and imperialist … Continue reading

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millenarian: deprivation madness

In times of stress, look for the Prophets of an earthly paradise. Is America ready for its own millennial cult? The United States today is plainly in what Anthony F.C. Wallace termed the period of cultural distortion. Statistics do show … Continue reading

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stop the world: they want to get off

Violent, excessive and racist. No, not the Pamela Geller ads on Manhattan buses that council choosing civilization over Jihad or Holy War. Civilization you say? How about an Israeli rabbi ordering his flock to burn iphones, which is a way … Continue reading

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under their thumb

A long farewell piece from Israeli historian Benny Morris with the backdrop of the Jewish High Holidays and the Obama administration defending its position on Israel. Context is so much; and here its odd to read Morris, a died in … Continue reading

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naked lunch

Mohamad Morsi. Not the sharpest pencil in the box,  or simply another Islamic demagogue, cum weirdo, cum cargo cult prophet of the deprived? Hard to tell, despite all efforts to pander to the choir who know the tune by heart. … Continue reading

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see how they run

by Art Chantry: a rare publicity still from the ill-fated and aborted, but legendary cinema classic “Godzilla vs. The Beatles.” sadly, only a few pull-frames like this still remain to give us some idea of what may have been truly … Continue reading

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