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Posted by whatsthatsound On Aug - 1 - 2011 17 COMMENTS
obama spanks bagger

Remember that Monty Python skit where the Texas movie producer gets a bunch of screenwriters in a room and badgers them all until they are reduced to hiding under the table? The Texas producer actually reminds me a lot of the Tea Baggers. But I digress. Terry Jones is so […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On Jul - 18 - 2011 55 COMMENTS
body innocent planet

Where the dogs go on with their doggy life and the torturer’s horse Scratches its innocent behind on a tree. – Auden St Francis of Assissi had, to be sure, an odd relationship with his body. As a strict ascetic, he considered it of utmost importance not to give in […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On Jul - 11 - 2011 41 COMMENTS
atlas buzzed preview

  While scientists remain puzzled as to the cause of  the dramatic decline in honeybee populations in North America and elsewhere, some are speculating the cause may very much be human related; however, not technological, but  philosophical. It appears that “Randism”, a trend that has recently exploded on the American […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On Jun - 27 - 2011 30 COMMENTS
human zoo closeup

“If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left.” – Einstein My morning yesterday was like so many others, riding a crowded train out from suburban Tokyo to neighboring Yokohama for work. As usual, I would have to wait […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On Jun - 14 - 2011 92 COMMENTS
kanye west

My presence is a present; kiss my ass! – Kanye West, “Monster” Kanye West has released the designed-to-be-controversial video for his single, “Monster”, and it puts Lady Gaga, Rihanna, etc. – heck, it even puts Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie – on notice, that anything they can do, he can […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On May - 28 - 2011 50 COMMENTS
Dirk Lebron faceoff

This year’s NBA Finals match-up has enough back stories to fill out a season of The Sopranos. It has the potential to be one of the most exciting American professional sports events of the last ten years. Gone from this year’s finals are the old, reliable Lakers and Celtics. They […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On May - 12 - 2011 21 COMMENTS
cyber pixie closeup

Here’s my tribute to those adorable, impish critters, without whom the Digital Age would seem oh-so-mundane, the cyber pixies! Just as their woodland cousins delight in visiting mischief upon humans who happen upon their forest dwellings, these little rascals are responsible for all the foibles, mishaps and just plain goofiness […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On Apr - 23 - 2011 144 COMMENTS
blind astronmer preview

After the Big Bang came the Great Darkness. In indescribable darkness, matter raced away from itself in all directions, pushing space into being as it did so. Darkly, it spun and coalesced, exploded and merged, exploded again, grew heavier, impossibly; formed stars that lived billions of years, died, and in […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On Apr - 15 - 2011 23 COMMENTS
resize crocodile motel

  Well, the Great Whore of Babylon was on my tail I tried to evade her, but to no avail I searched low and high for a Holy Grail but all I could find was a Rusty Nail I wound up with the whore, bedding down by the Nile in […]

Categories: News & Politics
Posted by whatsthatsound On Apr - 4 - 2011 41 COMMENTS

“That particular sense of sacred rapture men say they experience in contemplating nature- I’ve never received it from nature, only from. Buildings, Skyscrapers. I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York’s skyline.”
– Ayn Rand

Posted by whatsthatsound On Mar - 28 - 2011 347 COMMENTS
rob zombie

Censorship? Surely there are few things more revealing of a reactionary mindset, some would hasten to assure me. Why, censorship can be identified with all the cruelest dictatorships, the most oppressive regimes, the most hardcore religious fundamentalists, etc. This is indeed true.

Posted by whatsthatsound On Mar - 24 - 2011 28 COMMENTS
dreamer's face

It has been two weeks now since Japan was hit by its worst crisis in over sixty years. Though eastern and northern Honshu are still experiencing aftershocks on a daily basis, and new concerns about food and water contamination, power shortages, and the ongoing repair problems at the nuclear power […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On Mar - 18 - 2011 49 COMMENTS
Soldiering On - small

I have a friend in Sendai who is writing amazing things about her experience. This is the most inspiring thing I’ve read since this whole thing happened a week ago. I hope you agree. Dear Family and Friends, This letter is different from others I have been sending recently. It […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On Mar - 11 - 2011 39 COMMENTS
honey bear preview

He looks harmless but he’s pretty badass!

Posted by whatsthatsound On Mar - 2 - 2011 77 COMMENTS
oscar nite resized

In honor of Oscar Night, which has just passed, and for all the newcomers, I reprint this, my first ever Live from The Chicago Municipal Opera House, bequeathed to the city by Charles Foster (Citizen) Kane, it’s Oscar Night! Tonight is a special ceremony, wherein we honor the Best Pictures […]

Posted by whatsthatsound On Feb - 15 - 2011 81 COMMENTS
endless embrace

Well, I missed Valentine’s Day by a bit, but here is some poetry and artwork of mine on the theme of eternal love. More specifically, both song and image were inspired by an archeological discovery a few years back in Italy, wonderfully ironically not far from the village where Romeo […]

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