Just because I have not said anything until now about the SCOTUS decision to allow strip searches without probable cause does not mean I do not think it is important. It just means that I am finding it difficult to put my feelings of outrage into words.
David Carr interview on the VERGE
“Trying to explain to Donald Trump that beauty and art can be more important than money is like trying to explain to Donald Trump that beauty and art can be more important than money.”
Penn Jillette” —http://www.huffingtonpost.com/penn-jillette/celebrity-apprentice-blue-man-group_b_1395411.html (via neil-gaiman)
William Gibson, via WilWheaton
The incredible story of Robert Rauschenberg walking up to Willem de Kooning’s house with a bottle of Jack Daniels and asking him for a drawing he could erase.
Not long before he died, Robert Rauschenberg told the story of the Erased De Kooning Drawing in this BBC video. He’s a good storyteller. When he finished his erasure, some folks accused him of vandalizing a de Kooning, saying he destroyed art. It wasn’t vandalism, he tells the interviewer. Then what was it? “Poetry,” he says.