Tag Archive: media

TODAY

Streaming bebop. Drinking oolong. Not going outside. Winter today is ugly. I can wait till Wednesday for errands. I could be working on OUT OF PLAY, the next painting, as both the image… Continue reading

GOLDEN GOOSE

Sometimes I just feel like getting an idea out there and I don’t feel like going though all the suffering that painting is. Paint fights back, it just want to make muddy blobs… Continue reading

AMERICAN BLOW-OFF

The painting (009) shows a 2019 sideshow, American-style. Here the “marks” and “mooches” wander the midway, some caught up in their own private “wunderkammer” or “hoochie-koochie.” Others are still entranced by the “bally”… Continue reading

CLOUD DELUSIONS

The upper half of the image is about clouds/The Cloud. Two meanings here. First, cloud watchers seeing anything they want to in them, and second the technically faithful believers trusting their digital dreams… Continue reading

RAFT OF SOMETHING

We need to figure a way to get trump out of our consciousness. it’s not a party he’s taken over, though that he has, but also the only life raft available when our… Continue reading

YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU NEED

Back in the day, the three black and white TV networks and the one or two black and white daily news papers kept their content centrist to survive. They were truly a mass… Continue reading

HUNGRY GHOSTS AND JUDAS GOATS

A former co-worker died a couple days ago. He was let go, as was I, in the purges of ‘09-‘14. The paper we both worked for posted a nice obit. But I suspect… Continue reading

VOTING RITES

You know, of course, that votes have been bought since time immemorial. So why would you think there is something especially odd about that these days? What’s new to the game is that… Continue reading

CLUB HOT BUTTONS

The contest used to be on only for a couple of months, every couple of years, with the press claiming the role of referee. Now, it’s 24/7/52 on both the “conservative” talk shows… Continue reading

An Economic Simulation Plan

“The real is not only what can be reproduced, but that which is always already reproduced.” — Jean Baudrillard The flat screen does not show a reflection of anything real. If it did,… Continue reading