Saturday, April 2, 2011

Here, Have A Death Cookie

Possibly the most engaging thing I have read in months. And I read a lot.
“The risk you take has a feedback effect on the unconscious,” he says. “The unconscious will give you ideas and it wants you to act on them. The more courage you have when you act, the more ideas it will give you.”

The reason it is so engaging is that I recognize my own experience.

Malcolm X Redux

There's a new book I'd really like to read, but the author's story is remarkable as well.

Friday, April 1, 2011

As Promised

VR I think I should go to Brazil. Then maybe Argentina.

Lost Love

I have cleaned up all the family photos and the CDs and put  Zap Mama back into my life. Next up, Virginia Rodriguez.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Should We Read Susan Sontag?

Maybe not. Maybe read about her instead.
“She had the death that somewhere she must have come to believe that other people had from cancer,” Rieff writes, “the death where knowledge meant nothing, the will to fight meant nothing, the skill of the doctors meant nothing.”