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johnny-noir's picture
Jun.09.2011
"I want to destroy everything." -Jackson Pollock /  Pre-conceptual Art derives its name by analogy from ‘Pre-Raphaelite’, as in The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, led by Dante Gabriel Rossetti and best exemplified in the work of Edward Burne-Jones, which sought to return art to its medieval...
robert-sward's picture
Nov.22.2010
Nick Herbert generously posted the following on his blog, http://quantumtantra.blogspot.com/2010/11/sward.html for more on Nick Herbert, physicist, author, explorer: http://members.cruzio.com/~quanta/ Met prolific Santa Cruz poet Robert Sward at Alan Lundell's beach house birthday party a few...
aberjhani's picture
Sep.25.2010
My long-term romance with the idea that literary movements define and bookmark significant heroic moments in cultural history began long before I understood who or what had stolen my heart. Yet it seems to have been there for at least as long as earlier adolescent passions for playing football or...
bob-mustin's picture
Aug.27.2009
If you’re a struggling writer, or have often pictured such a pitiful specimen of humanity, you likely have in mind a footloose type (and here I’m singling out the male of the species), long of hair, unkempt clothes, cigarette between first two fingers of one hand, typing on a shabby computer in a...