Activists are Protesting the Museum of Modern Art and Plotting Towards A Different Future for Art and Its A-Cumulative Cachet – Reblog from Hyperallergic

In a Letter to MoMA’s Director, Activists Declare Plan to Protest Inside Museum The activists plan to escalate their weekly protests against the Museum of Modern Art with a tour throughout midtown Manhattan next week.by Hakim Bishara Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a member today » For the past three weeks, activists have gathered every Friday at … Continue reading Activists are Protesting the Museum of Modern Art and Plotting Towards A Different Future for Art and Its A-Cumulative Cachet – Reblog from Hyperallergic

‘Sisters With Transistors’: A Brief History of Electronic Music’s Unsung Pioneers – From Rolling Stone

‘Sisters With Transistors’: A Brief History of Electronic Music’s Unsung Pioneers 80-minute documentary is a much-needed spotlight on women like Pauline Oliveros and Suzanne Ciani, despite significant gaps in the story it tells ByCLAIRE SHAFFER https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r-3hlzpV7M&feature=emb_logo Electronic music — or, as we think of it today, most popular music — is so taken for granted … Continue reading ‘Sisters With Transistors’: A Brief History of Electronic Music’s Unsung Pioneers – From Rolling Stone

Trump’s Delegitimization of Democracy Isn’t Wearing Off – from Intelligencer

Trump’s Delegitimization of Democracy Isn’t Wearing Off By Ed Kilgore People who are fond of democratic norms have been hoping that the widespread Republican mistrust of the fairness of the 2020 elections that Donald Trump created before, during, and after Election Day would fade, another vestige of four aberrant years yielding to something approaching “normalcy.” So … Continue reading Trump’s Delegitimization of Democracy Isn’t Wearing Off – from Intelligencer

Josh Hawley’s ‘Big Tech’ Book Overthrows the Tyranny of Reality – From Wired Magazine

Josh Hawley’s Virtual Reality The senator’s new book is an assault not just on Big Tech, but on basic facts of US history. Josh Hawley's criticisms of tech companies are not original, but he delivers them with gusto.PHOTOGRAPH: EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/BLOOMBERG/GETTY IMAGES WHEN JOSH HAWLEY was last in the headlines, it was for spearheading the effort to challenge the … Continue reading Josh Hawley’s ‘Big Tech’ Book Overthrows the Tyranny of Reality – From Wired Magazine

The GOP versus the Constitution on Trans Rights – When Trying to Banish Rights for People Shades into Trying to Erase them from Existence

Senate Judiciary Republicans Will Use “Women” to Justify Attacks on Trans People, But a Brief Review of GOP’s Radical Opposition to Women’s Equality Reveals their Real Motivations and Hypocrisy The GOP has a hard uphill battle trying to make the case that transgender people do not have equal rights under the law, or that because … Continue reading The GOP versus the Constitution on Trans Rights – When Trying to Banish Rights for People Shades into Trying to Erase them from Existence

Which Direction Is Louis DeJoy Taking the Post Office? Toward Better Useful Government Service Or Toward Having People Expect to Pay Taxes/Fealty to All Benevelent ‘Corporations’ as he Morphs Government into Pay Model?

If you enjoyed the post office having cheap service and fast delivery, you were mistaken to be pleased with such things. When the government does something good for people, it is wrong. Pooling resources collectively to help a community thrive is out of date and now all such endeavors must strive to compete along different … Continue reading Which Direction Is Louis DeJoy Taking the Post Office? Toward Better Useful Government Service Or Toward Having People Expect to Pay Taxes/Fealty to All Benevelent ‘Corporations’ as he Morphs Government into Pay Model?

Read My Article at Cyberpunks.com – ‘The Left Right Game — QCODE Podcast Throws Us For A Loop’ with Accompanying Video

Be sure to follow the rules... The Left Right Game — QCODE Podcast Throws Us For A Loop The Ambivalence of Obliquity in ‘The Left Right Game‘ I just finished listening to the podcast ‘The Left Right Game’ on Spotify. I gravitated to it semi-organically, as much as such things are possible nowadays, with so … Continue reading Read My Article at Cyberpunks.com – ‘The Left Right Game — QCODE Podcast Throws Us For A Loop’ with Accompanying Video

Scientists Put Proof To Old Punk Rock, Scavenger Scene Truism – Clean Kids Get Sick and Die! – in piece from Wired.com

As human beings move into more urban spaces, with less vegetation, even less soil to come into contact with, we have less contact with complex biodiverse microbial life. Which means, our immunse systems have LESS PRACTICE encountering, picking up random life and saying "the fuck is this?" whether it puts it back down after tasting … Continue reading Scientists Put Proof To Old Punk Rock, Scavenger Scene Truism – Clean Kids Get Sick and Die! – in piece from Wired.com

Excerpt from “The World According To Garp” by John Irving ~~Under Toad~~

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picture-WorldAccordingToGarp-IrvingDuncan began talking about Walt and the undertow – a famous family story. For as far back as Duncan could remember, the Garps had gone every summer to Dog’s Head Harbor, New Hampshire, where the miles of beach in front of Jenny Fields’ estate were ravaged by a fearful undertow. When Walt was old enough to venture near the water, Duncan said to him – as Helen and Garp had, for years, said to Duncan – ‘Watch out for the undertow.’ Walt retreated, respectfully. And for three summers Walt was warned about the undertow. Duncan recalled all the phrases.

‘The undertow is bad today.’

‘The undertow is strong today.’

‘The undertow is wicked today.’ Wicked was a big word in New Hampshire – not just for the undertow.

And for years Walt reached out for it. From the first, when he asked what it could do to you, he had…

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A.I. Restoration of Old Video Footage Trend Proves Scandalous: Timeswept Ghosts of Forgotten Realms: THEY’RE JUST LIKE US!

Restored films of the early eras of cinema, some done with the help of Artificial Intelligence, remain haunting and eerily incandescent. Not just visually due to their uncanny looks, textures, and grains, but due to the rare glimpses into the lives and everydayness of other places and times, mostly otherwise forgotten. Enjoy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xf3_wefprMo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vif94mNX8Nk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuMzdno7iRYContinue reading A.I. Restoration of Old Video Footage Trend Proves Scandalous: Timeswept Ghosts of Forgotten Realms: THEY’RE JUST LIKE US!