Saturday, August 27, 2016

"In 1999, the year Google moved from a Menlo Park garage to a Palo Alto office, the Yale computer scientist David Gelernter wrote a manifesto predicting 'the second coming of the computer,' replete with gauzy images of  'cyberbodies drift[ing] in the computational cosmos' and 'beautifully laid-out collections of information, like immaculate giant gardens'…."
Thursday, August 25, 2016
"'It takes a very specific audience to like this stupid primordial shit I do,' Heizer told me. 'I like runic, Celtic, Druidic, cave painting, ancient, preliterate, from a time back when you were speaking to the lightning god, the ice god, and the cold-rainwater god. That’s what we do when we ranch in Nevada. We take a lot of goddam straight-on weather.'"

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Friendly Bear, are you telling me that a subprime lender may actually face defaults?

"Given the description of the Recovery Services Group, it seems more than reasonable to assume that these loans were sold because they were in some form of DEFAULT. So now we propose an alternative theory to explain these strange balance sheet maneuvers…

Our hypothesis: Home Capital Group does not want anyone to know that a company owned by one its purportedly independent board members is taking defaulted loans off their books."
Sunday, August 21, 2016


Fictional murder site, Mission, BC.


One Square Inch of Silence, Olympic National Park

"The publication of the location of One Square Inch increases the likelihood of visitation by hikers. Your visit is encouraged. Please be quiet."

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