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The above quote comes from the marvellous Deadwood, out of the mouth of the marvellous Calamity Jane. And I'm really feeling it right now. It's been a while since I've posted much of anything. Life is like that. Peaks and valleys. Hills and troughs. I feel like this is a lesson I've figured out before. … Continue reading “Every day takes figuring out all over again how to f***ing live.”
I know I haven't posted anything in a while. I have no real excuse other than I have been writing, just not any blog posts. The body of one book is barely cold and I've already started on another. This one is a comedy, which is a nice change. It certainly makes life lighter. I am … Continue reading Obligatory July Post
Sometime in the late summer of 2008 - right before the crash - I was in Madrid. Madrid is home to one of my bucket list items (if I actually had a bucket list): Picasso's Guernica. Housed in the Museo Reina Sofia, Guernica is an absolutely astonishing sight to behold. The impact of such a piece … Continue reading Black Paintings in a White Wing
A couple of months ago now, Taryn Hubbard, some friends, and I went out to visit Aaron Moran at in Harrison Hot Springs, where he's the Artist in Residence at the Ranger Station Art Gallery. We had a great night despite the raging storms and Cholo Ancheta directed this mini-doc about Aaron. (Fun Fact: I … Continue reading 2 Questions with Aaron Moran
The 2011 ART OF ZINES exhibition will run for four weeks at the Anno Domini gallery in the SoFA District of San Jose, California. Quoth Anno Domini: "Zines are one of the last frontiers for freedom of speech and creative self expression and we need it now more than ever." This year's zine exhibition will … Continue reading Anno Domini Gallery’s 2011 Art of Zines in San Jose
I'm fully aware of issues people have with Banksy: that he's somehow sold out. As in the fact that he is making tons of money through his canvas works, has made the Oscar documentary long list, and so on, and somehow that doesn't jive with vandalism/street art ("potato"/"potahto"). I guess it's not possible to be … Continue reading I Still Love Banksy