Tuesday, February 18, 2020
"Warren said to me the other day: 'It’s so interesting now. I would like to stick around for another 30 years if I couldn’t participate. If I could just watch.' And I said, 'I would like to sign up for that too. It is very interesting.'"

ACT (Aesthetically Claimed Thing): Ozias Leduc, Fin De Jour, 1913
Monday, February 17, 2020

Thesis: Destroyer's first great album isn't Streethawk (2001), but actually Crime of the Century (1974).

Supporting evidence: Roger Hodgson's ascending yowl, registered & weaponized by DB.

Additional supporting evidence: 1979's live "Hide in Your Shell."
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Suburbia's a Slipstream

All I could ever say or hope to say about my work is right here in this chronology.

My Robot Friend, We're the Pet Shop Boys (2002)

Pet Shop Boys, We're the Pet Shop Boys (2003)

Robbie Williams, We're the Pet Shop Boys (prod. Tennant/Lowe) (2006)
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Shadows and light

Group portrait w/ fancy new analog camera

Goodbye California
Sunday, January 19, 2020

Gordon Smith, 1919-2020

Others will testify to the friendly, curious and relentlessly supportive man he was, so I will only speak here of the trauma, anger & restless dissatisfaction motivating his best, least pleasing pictures, whose cumulative impact on me has crept up gradually with age, like shell shock.
"'You can only get so curious about that subject,' he said, brushing it off. 'It’s just the flow of commerce, and here we are, little helpless creatures while it all whooshes by.'"
Monday, January 13, 2020
I cut up your voice in C-control

(Kim Trainor)
Friday, January 10, 2020

It resembles the world in which the viewer is standing—it’s almost like the world confronting itself, or you [the viewer] confronting another entity, another being. The picture would gather people and they would form new associations--

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