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Palliativity 169: Atlantic City

Posted on October 30, 2012

The Boardwalk Empire is gone but not forgotten.

• • •

Play this and the following video at the same time:

"Everything dies, baby that's a fact. But maybe everything that dies someday comes back."

[ Atlantic City Annual Baby Parade, 1904 ]

And for a little levity:


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Posted on October 29, 2012

Getaway, ©MMXII

“Art is anything you can get away with.”
Marshall McLuhan


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Monocycle: Mr. M. Goventosa of Udine of Italy, 1931

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Palliativity 168: This is Halloween!

Posted on October 25, 2012

These will help get you in the mood:

To avoid geek-out, skip to 00:54

Need more but with less making of the sense?


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Blinded by the Lights

Posted on October 22, 2012

Blinded by the Lights, ©MMXII

"I excel in both content and deliverance."

- The Streets -

Elemental Breakdown:


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sister piece: Ecstasy

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Palliativity 167: Godel, Escher, Bach

Posted on October 18, 2012

One of my favorite books of all time is Gödel, Escher, Bach. I was lucky enough to take a course based on this book in highschool. GEB is a treatise on reality and consciousness thru parable, art, math and music will reteach you how to see the ever-expanding, self-referential world.

"In some of his drawings, one single theme can appear on different levels of reality. For instance, one level in a drawing might clearly be recognizable as representing fantasy or imagination; another level would be recognizable as reality. The two levels might be the only explicitly portrayed levels. But the mere presence of these two levels invites the viewer to look upon himself as part of yet another level; and by taking that step, the viewer cannot help getting caught up in Escher’s implied chain of levels, in which, for any one level, there is always another level above it of greater "reality", and likewise, there is always a level below, "more imaginary" than it is. This can be mind-boggling in itself. However, what happens if the chain of levels is not linear, but forms a loop? What is real, then, and what is fantasy? The genius of Escher was that he could not only concoct, but actually portray, dozens of half-real, half-mythical worlds, worlds filled with Strange Loops, which he seems to be inviting his viewers to enter."
- Gödel, Escher, Bach


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Ghost Story

Posted on October 15, 2012

Ghost Story, ©MMXII

An unexpected return to Occupied.

At times the art has a mind of its own; the finished piece calls out for me to find it in the mist.

A friendly ghost longing to be be remembered…