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A Fragment of San Francisco

Continuation of the tale of our recent trip to California  

We had four nights at a normal hotel near Union Square. It was a practical place to stay though I wouldn’t be able to remember anything from that hotel. 841 more words


A new person


  • More women in leadership, everywhere
  • Less time on Twitter for everyone
  • At least two clementines a day for the entire season
  • Moisturize your face…
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"Dreams"_ Sebald

I suppose it is submerged memories that give to dreams their curious air of hyper-reality. But perhaps there is something else as well, something nebulous, gauze-like, through which everything one sees in a dream seems, paradoxically, much clearer.

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giacometti @ tate modern | september 10, 2017

on the essence of expression and reproducing the urge as fundamental physicality, representing the totality of expression / expressive potential… 40 more words


James Wood, a book reviewer worthy of being reviewed

Do you have a favorite book reviewer?

Whenever I read a book review by James Wood in the New Yorker, I find myself marveling over Wood’s writing. 480 more words


A cabinet of curiosities

An aspect of A Certain Gesture: Evnine’s Batman Meme Project and Its Parerga! about which I have not said very much at all yet is the influence on it of the idea of the… 142 more words



Penski, Max. Three Kinds of Ruin: Heidegger, Benjamin, Sebald. Poligrafi, 2011.

Max Pensky analyzes “urbicide” of the European cities in the Second World War and the way urbicide was reflected in thinking of three key successive cultural figures: Heidegger, Benjamin, and Sebald. 45 more words