Via Bruce Sterling’s blog - a highlighted paragraph of an art press release.
Sterling: “Hey wait a minute, check out that last paragraph where the gallery pitch turns into pure Burroughsian gibberish. That’s some pretty good stuff.”
In Hope’s own words, “So run this, for here’s how you in the form of pathetic-prophetic techno-poetics for reals forge future’s futures: nano-nonobjective-oriented ontographic scribblin’ on scriptable-scalable species-tool-beings quacker-castin’ computronium-clouds of kilo-IQ’d collablobject-oriented co-op-corporeal commons-clusters playborin’ with post-scarcity percept-pus and prescient-peek-a-boo public-panopticon-powdered plunderware-portraiture of plans for playborground ball pits of pure operationality all about atomic admin access-privs picturesque grey-gooplexus-thunkuppetrees qubit-built-quiltin’ algorithmicracked-out junk-DNAnarch-keys to un-nanoblockonomic-lock fine-joules-bots that gots-lots-o-watts spinformation-supportin’ scenariopolist rapturama-root abundance-heck-tech-wreckonomical enzymin’-rhymin’ chmodder-fodder for smartdustormin’ mass-mod-mood-meds runnin’ on you runnin’ on hyper-necker-deathcubes quture-sporecastin’ syncthetic smartificially-exprisoned empathologically-infacteous connectivitis-cognitariats called upon to camouflage the protocol-onization of everythingyness upwhen on a lifefile::path towards a mass2sapient-ratiocracy gettin’ smartfaced and uploaded addin’ add-ons off your overclocker rocker perv’d POV-vapor Xmit rights to far edge soylent green tea party uploadside your headers of bequestorbot blobjecthoodlumist bucky-luck-lock logicages-gates computtin’ uh handicrafted e-cap in your app-portential meat-splaced-out smartmatter of nanofacturally date-stampeded data-debased nDiagrammatic copylution-commodity cross sections of compound cutaway exploded view shish ka-bombs higher-ordermensionally hackin’-hockin’ chem-phlegm loogie-loggin’ one man bandwidth’d biochippin’ off the old-bad-blocks-bunchallianced punchin’ the overclockin’ cached-advanced chronoughty pathetic-prophetic techno-poetic cognitive haze phraseologies pharmosomally flocusin’ femtofactured-fluidentifried-fleshionistas fee-willin’ click-fraud false-flag-phishin’ for masstaken-iPlentities so omega-pointless slashdot-to-dot-subthreaded by buy/cellutility-swarms of soul-splinterferin’ spaculativernaculareerin’ sumplace skiddie snarfin’ sporgery zombie noo-zoos transubstrationally timeshearin’-taggin’ envirornamentally-challenged infomorphiliac-biorouters backscatterin’ bloodstream-slummin’-it up hick-hackenstantial thought barrier robber barons’ sapient-sopper see-source-serum sci-fi-lustratin’ morph-feral-foglet-fabbed fertilizer for fornicode for misalignment-matter mogul mashmobsters manipulatin’ malfoamational monay-yay markets for metacompetitive metabolisms of things-executin’-things-executin’-things-executin’-things…”
Dennis Hopper reads a poem on The Johnny Cash Show. Yes.
Crowning “Miss American Vampire”, 1970. She looks rather unhappy about it. Which I guess is fitting.
Jonathan Frid crowning Christine Domaniecki from New Jersey ”Miss American Vampire”, 1970. Photo by Chris Wild
Surprisingly cute menu of SM services.
Game of Thrones fan art from 1874…
La Tarrasque - Charles Lepec
flashy flickr gun 4 / 6 (by unexpectedtales)
“Discourse on the Otter” replaces the word “Other” with “Otter” in various academic texts, and illustrates them. Genius.
~Massimo De Angelis
My favorite endangered animal sadly in the news again… (via Chinese smugglers caught in Philippines with over 10,000 kilos of anteater meat: Shanghaiist)
Typically beautiful vintage vinyl graphics/packaging from Excavated Shellac (this one apparently from Vietnam?)
So, I went back to America over the holidays…
(For God’s sake, you’re tracking dirt everywhere.)