Come on Nobody, it's not like this could possibly come as a surprise...I saw a concept today that made me feel ill with covetousness...i am not being a drama queen here...i got woozy with want...i panicked knowing that a thing of such beauty and form must only exist as a concept and if, by some miracle of carbon and nivachrom, this wonder actually defied all reason and indeed inhabited this material plane, what could i possibly do, how far would i have to go and what would i need to sacrifice in order to possess it? okay, so maybe i am being a little dramatic...
check out Peter Dudas' take on the citybike...
okay one image just doesn't do this thing justice and for those (pfft..) not willing to check out the designers web page..
I am well into design...making the world beautiful and constantly rethinking both form and function. it is a philosophy not a job. there are so many smart beautifully rethought objects to revel in..case in point:
i discovered something interesting today and i thought that i would share it with you.
well, you know infinity right? well apparently you can type it, there is a key stroke for it ...who knew? it's unicode+221E
now i can type ∞ +1...which is good.
∞ +1 insists upon the incomprehensibility of the infinite while liberating you with your indisputable insignificance. "Wait" you think "you can't add 1 to infinity that's dumb"...but then you realize that you can't actually comprehend infinity...that you're dumb.that we are all pretty dumb. phew...what a relief.
∞ +1 simultaneously takes you back to simpler, more ignorant times, when the incomprehensible was simply part of playground logic... when you could add one to ∞and the debate would continue...well that debate is underway on the new playground that in the internet where corporations are trying to put a price tag on pieces of the infinite...here is a seemingly incomprehensible, indisputable and oversimplified equation in the form of a question for todays playground. if ∞ -x =∞ and ∞ - 2 x =∞ and ∞ - 10 x =∞ and ∞ -10 10 x = ∞ find the value of x and who gets to decide? simpler, more ignorant times indeed.
∞ +1 reminds us that we ourselves are infinitely incomprehensible and incomprehensibly ignorant...and a whole bunch of other stuff but i am getting bored.
good to see you. still loving it.
all of it
it's because of spring i think...my juices are flowing..i can't sleep and my heart is beating it's way out of my chest ALL day. it's just that time of year i suppose. like i can hear the grass all revved up to burst out of the snow...Kiii-Ayiii!!! the beast it is restless.
Hannibal is at the gates...or wait...maybe not that.
so many interesting things have happened the last couple of days...here is one.
when i get into conversations with guys who have read The Game by Neil Strauss and think it's awesome and that the door to reality has been opened up just for them, i like to tell them that they have something in their teeth.
no right there..
no.. in the middle.
.... it doesn't matter.
.... i always get a kick out of that.
i'm probably just jealous...
of this guy
and his shrunken little freak tree.
and speaking of me being amazing...i used to bend forks into little people back in my hitchhiking days... the M.O. was to steal a fork from a diner...bend it while waiting on the side of the road for a ride and then give it to whoever picked me up or inspired me during the course of whatever length of time the little creation was in my pocket. i was well into cosmic balance and bartering and flow and what not..so the good karma of gift exchange balanced the bad i accumulated from stealing from diners and yelling obscenities at drivers who didn't pick me up...according to karmic theory anyway.
and with that i think that i'll go make a little fork man.
"Fork you pal."
Man...i gotta hand it to little fork dudes...they are still pretty funny...i think maybe this one's name is Tony..
i could ask readers to vote on the offensive fork mans name in the comments but i checked my hit counter today and it is still on one...and that may well have been me..so...until someone (me) votes for something else this ill mannered little fork is Tony from Jersey.
i won't pretend that i can remember the best of today to tell you. it was another amazing day, it always is. i recognize this and am filled with gratitude. i can say this. listen to the Chemical Brothers. they are still awesome but that could be the nostalgia talking...no i guess that must be me. I haven't really decided what this blogg is for but the little optimist in me thinks it's for sharing. what an idiot. so to appease the little optimist here is an awesome dork blogger.dork is the right word...dweeb didn't quite suit me...i'm a dork.
so is he.
...were in a punk band i'd be in Frank & the Semantics.
...started a theater company it would be The Glass Globe Theater Group.
...made documentary films they would be No Guff' productions.
...was in a no depression folk group it would be called The Shiny Buckles.
...had a blog i'd call it Xebeche.
...wrote a sci-fi novel in the form of a ficticious autobiograpy written by a cynical man named Spec living in a massive bunker under a mountain in the Swiss alps generations after a nuclear holocaust, it would be called Welcome to Praxis.
...owned a coffee shop it would be called The Open Palm Café.
...was a gangster i'd be known as Fishhook...and i would make guys tell me what i needed to know by tearing their cheeks...you know like in gangs of new york? and i would tag my hits with little stainless steel fishooks..yeah..
...were to write a superhero-esk screenplay it would be called Mizaru: monkey see, monkey do.
...was a D.J. i'd be known throughout the underground clubs of London and the beaches of Ibiza as Bob the Head.
...ran a café/gallery for up and coming artists it would be called The Evil Eye Café.