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The Locavore Aesthetic and Consumer Ethics

A week or so ago, my family went and ate at The Farmhouse in Evanston. The Farmhouse prides itself on locally-sourced ingredients. It lists its beers by cost and distance from your table. 1,068 more words

Consumer Culture

Negativland's new album "It's All Your Head" questions the existence of God and comes packaged in an actual Bible. That won't piss anyone off.

When last we heard from our favorite sound collage culture jammers Negativland, they were honoring the spirit of the late Casey Kasem by re-releasing their banned single “U2″ that featured Kasem’s familiar, woolly voice unleashing a profanity-laced tirade. 378 more words

Weird News

Whedonesquesly odd

A friend recently posted the following image courtesy of artist Steve Byrnes on her Facebook page.

It unsettles me. And for a moment, I couldn’t figure out why. 250 more words


Another dead end

This is my 504th post. While in New Orleans I noticed the blues singers digging into that old bag of call and response, and I wondered if they were just repeating the verses to convince themselves of something. 10 more words