A band of metalheads build an unusual pop-up amusement park for one person in this play by visual artist Philippe Quesne. Besides the constant surprise and delight in unpacking mundanity, the pace of the play allows the audience sink in, slow down, and focus on the simple give-and-take between themselves and the performers. 36 more words
Tags » Anti-consumerism
‘Reject the basic assumption of modern civilizations, especially the importance of material possessions’ – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club (1996)
I like to draw parallels between contemporary culture and ancient yoga teachings. 1,391 more words
Yesterday I reviewed my passport application, regretted some of the past, looked forward to the future.
My last passport was issued in 1982. My father was taking me to Ireland on one of those awful package tours where Irish Americans travel in clumps to see Jury’s Cabaret (if that still exists—it was full of heavily made-up colleens singing “Danny Boy” in a faux Irish castle) and to kiss the Blarney Stone. 777 more words