But when the climate changed
They tried their best to stay
But @outshine blew them all away…
Monday November 16:
[Quote for the Monday] “Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.”
[Source] Plato (428? BC – 347? BC) / Greek philosopher.
Tuesday November 17:
Like a street-theatre play by a busload of post-hardcore kids and your uncle’s classic prog rock records. Music to smile (or maybe gurn) to.
[#SoundBytes] THE MYTH ABOUT REAL LIFE (EP) by Aficionado — http://www.myspace.com/aficionado (self-released).
Wednesday November 18:
Avatar children gliding like thistle in the electron sky. A garden replenished by their light hands.
[Bio] Deborah Walker thinks: least said, soonest mended.
Thursday November 19:
Lots of walking, more walking, unrelieved trudgery. Makes two hours feel as dreary as a weekend in post-apocalyptic Preoria, then it ends.
[#Spitballs] The Road / Directed by John Hillcoat /http://www.theroad-movie.com/.
Friday November 20:
[Quote for the Friday] “Human nature won’t flourish, any more than a potato, if planted and replanted, for too many generations, in the same worn-out soil.”
[Source, paraphrased] Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 – 1864) / U.S. novelist & short-story writer / The Scarlet Letter, “The Custom House”.
Saturday November 21:
News from CERN: smallest subatomic particles found, massless, information only. + & –: binary code. Neat. I yawned, returned to my Sims game.
[Bio] William Clunie can be read at www.pemmicanpress.com.
Sunday November 22:
Novelist Huston’s attempt to reboot the rebel military cyborg returns to the future, but recasts it as a labored satire of corporate media.
[#ShineComics] DEATHLOK THE DEMOLISHER #1 (of 7) by Charlie Huston (script), Lan Medina (art); Marvel Knights, 2009, $3.99.