"I beg you, friend, be happy. I have the vague sense that on your capacity to be happy hangs our only hope."
"Why write this book? No one has asked me for it. Especially those to whom it is directed. Well? Well, I reply quite calmly that there are too many idiots in this world. And having said it, I have the burden of proving it."
Tag Archives: Graffiti
One of the first things you learn when you live in Germany is when the sun happens to shine, you take advantage of it. Any hesitation and you will be sitting there at some point on a rainy July day … Continue reading
Random Sample is back! Alas, my little Kodak died after a long illness, so I got a new camera, one of them Hero 960. Don’t expect me to jump off any cliffs or to go parachuting anytime soon, let me just say … Continue reading
‘Tis a poor workman who blames his tools, but… Kind of frustrated at this point now that WordPress has erased the last two versions of this text. I try to blog for the first time here in months and the fucker … Continue reading
There are those who say that art is meaningless, that it simply represents what it is. A picture of deer in a meadow maybe. A canvas full of color splashes. A funny sculpture that doesn’t even look realistic. A prudent long-term investment. I, on the … Continue reading
The symbol of America’s Bald Eagle has been replaced by a Greedy Grey Buzzard, an aged vulture feeding on the already stripped carcass of the country’s dead dream. There is no meat left for the children this winter. And that, now, … Continue reading
Up the cool echoing stairs from the U-bahn, pausing to lay a cigarette between my lips, to light, to inhale, to light again, and to take a long, off-work-for-the-day drag off that cigarette—basically, a nicotine sigh—I turned the corner out … Continue reading
Untenstehend, is another random sampling of Berlin graffiti for your viewing pleasure. Also, I give my broader theory about the graffiti in Berlin. I’ll get to that…but first I want to warn viewers: A Black-and-White, adult-audience CSD surprise lurks at the end of the slide … Continue reading