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I am always amazed at the other-worldliness of Japan. Over there, they really don’t seem to give a damn about American culture or trends. The exotic menagerie of Japanese trends that flood the internet, which is my only doorway to the culture, must present an incredible sight while walking down the street in Harajuku or Shibuya. I just learned about Mori, or forest, Girls, who are...
“A whole toy box full of playful, inventive strategies for exploring cities…just about anything that takes pedestrians off their predictable paths and jolts them into a new awareness of the urban landscape.” Here is a student-made psychogeographic map of the sights, smells, and feelings of a college campus. I think there is a lot of artistic and academic potential in all this. ...
This is what your brain looks like when you stay up late.
Diplodocus vs. Brontosaurus
It’s like trying to guess: Korean or Chinese? But really. Joanna and I were having a chat about the differences between these two terrible lizards. Here’s Dippy: and here’s Bronty: Your money is probably on Diplodocus, considering that he’s the one it seems like all the cool European kids learned about in gradeschool while you were stuck with Brontosaurus, whose...
The Shoulder of Pallas
In the past month, I’ve read Watchmen and parts of The Iliad, two volumes of Sandman, plenty of Yeats, and the urban-wandering stories of Poe and Woolf. Among other things. I’ve learnt about the 20th century death of American free will. Regarding love, I’ve gained something I thought I would never find and lost something I thought I would always have. A con-man in New York...