Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Spedthrift Flaneur in the Attention Economy

delicious.com/willis.creative/blindfla links for the week ending today. Radioactive monster Godzilla stomps through a city and eats a commuter train in a scene from Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, directed by Ishiro Honda and Terry O. Morse. The 1956 film was … Continue reading

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Tennessee Williams’ Legacy at 100

Tennessee Williams was born 100 years ago. NPR’s tribute to him includes some great sound bites/quotations from the plays Continue reading

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For Brendan: Moose Tracks in the Snow

When I first read The Practice of the Wild twenty years ago, I never imagined it would have its own film trailer with Facebook page. The book deserves new media, of course, although I still believe its assertion that writing is just moose tracks in the snow. Continue reading

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Café Nouffe: Sussan Deyhim

I wasn’t aware of Sussan Deyhim until I heard an interview with her on PRI The World’s Global Hit. I had heard a shard of her haunting voice before, as I learned, on U2’s Sunday Bloody Sunday. Now Deyhim has produced her own song – Neda’s Eyes – in tribute to Neda Agha-Soltan, the non-violent protester whose tragic death in a Tehran street became the iconic symbol for Iran’s Green Revolution in 2009. Deyhim’s dramatic vocal range makes me think of Diamanda Galás. Just listen to Glyphs of the Horizon. Continue reading

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A Spedthrift Flaneur in the Attention Economy

delicious.com/willis.creative/blindfla links for the week ending today. Continue reading

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