Taylor Mali - How To Write a Political Poem →
Loving it. Going through Indiefeed’s archive - trying to clear out some old stuff. Have to admit, although I know the name, I’m not all that familiar with Taylor’s work, but this one’s a great example of a self-aware performance poet, able to poke some fun at the form, and yet still make a serious point (or two, or three…)
“At 10, I did THE FREAK with Nikki Keys In a stairway at the Blumberg Housing Projects As the music came to us on the 18th floor Like the need for language or the slow passing Of jets. A dare, we were up close, all pelvis Taking in measured breaths before going down Like a pair of park pigeons. We could have crushed pebbles, thrown fine specks of dust At the moon.” — an excerpt from...
Comfort is evil– Richard “Blkml” Mkloma (because comfort is the enemy of passion…)
Fink - Distance and Time →
Dope dopeness. Biscuits for Breakfast is a classic album. Happy to hear there’s newness. Buy it. Yesterday. Now, if Jazzanova would bring out a new long player, I’d be most happy…
As if to live up to her image as a voracious consumer of literature in Alan...– People | Stephen Bates | Guardian Unlimited
Cadbury Dairy Milk - Glass and a Half Full... →
Phil Collins, a gorilla and a drumkit. “There’s no clever science behind it - it’s just an effort to make you smile.”
Londonist: Free Wifi in London...Mapped →
(Kings and Toys - Graff documentary)
The art of Jinyoung Shin →
The Future of Ignoring Things →
From internetevolution.com (Cory Doctorow): “Endless engineer-hours are poured into stopping spam, but virtually no attention is paid to our interaction with our non-spam messages. Our mailer may strive to learn from our ratings what is and is not spam, but it expends practically no effort on figuring out which of the non-spam emails are important and which ones can be safely ignored,...
British Museum - Black History film day →
Saturday 27th October - 14.00 - 17.00
Reboot. Cannot compute.
Jsamlarose.com needs a reboot. Been grappling over the tech to use - thought I’d settled on Symphony, but I balked at the learning curve, faced with trying to grok XSLT (what the what?) and another CMS system that seems to take pride in the fact that it’s slightly more complicated than the average CMS. Great. I’ve been building CMS driven sites by hand (well, with a helping...
"The Cathedral" - passages from the story by Jacek... →
Sci-fi. Short fiction excerpt. Translated (from Polish, I think?). Came across the story after finding the animated film that was based on it. Hallelujah.