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Unaccompanied Music

October 28, 2008

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What is to be said in the case of a re-recorded song, reinterpreted by the same artist – at a much later date?  I am thinking of Randy Newman’s Songbook I for example.

Who Said That?

October 23, 2008

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“Trust anonymity.”

The Jurisdiction of Modern Physics

October 23, 2008

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Today’s Important Thought: “We are still under the jurisdiction of the physics that ruled the dinosaurs.”

The Jumbled Silence

October 22, 2008

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“It is what I can see makes me inarticulate.”

Notes

October 15, 2008

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There is a problem in talking about the commodification of objects in so far as this description, of ‘objects’, supposes we know what these things are … I mean not in commonsensical terms but their full blown metaphysical idea. Imagine two people arguing about a ‘what’: “A what is what it is, obviously.”  “But what […]

Evidence of the actually unreal

October 15, 2008

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What kinds of items should be listed in this category?

The permission of red things

October 13, 2008

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Imagine this space red.

“I was thinking of someone …”

October 13, 2008

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“I was thinking of someone and looking at two ball point pens neatly arranged side by side on my desk and it struck me that there was me and her.  She was the red pen, I was the black.”