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i want. don't get.

Today’s commute on a shiny new single speed represents something of a triumph. Not a triumph over my growing list of self-inflicted injuries by being back on my bike but a triumph over the irrepressible marketing forces of the bicycle industry and my weakness to resist them. 368 more words


Read at The Artist Bloc 9-9-16 (video coming soon)

​I wait to see a Blockbuster film

where the teenage protagonist

helps a struggling father get peace

by writing a poem so moving

the landlord signs over the deed… 252 more words


Commercialism of the living dead

Zombies meet advertising. For over the last decade, our advertising industry has experienced a “Zombie Renaissance” with the living dead selling phones, cars, make up, yoga retreats, food, sports wear — and what not! 347 more words


The "BER" rule

In England, tomorrow is Bank Holiday Monday. This is the last Bank (official) Holiday of the year, and betokens the end of the summer period as surely as a Rowan tree overladen with ripe red berries betokens a harsh winter to come. 349 more words