"So honesty is an act? And friendship? Business? Is anything real left?"
Yi Yi (Edward Yang, 2000)
Photo by Dave Diale, from the 1969 album Soul Upstairs by Johannesburg soul group The Anchors.
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Billie Holiday, Fine and Mellow - Live at CBS Studios, 1957
While I’m not one for hyperbole, this video is definitely the best thing you’ll ever see in your entire life.
Through the Watching Glass: On privacy, ettiquette, and the ever-expanding Glasshole by Susie Cagle
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Stop telling your patrons to put their cameras away. If the only way to get something for your collection is to promise that you will prohibit non-flash photography of the item, then that item is not a fit candidate for your collection. You can’t convey the mission of cultural preservation and communication to an audience whom you are prohibiting from preserving and communicating their interactions with culture.
Billie Holiday - He’s Funny That Way
Body And Soul (1957)
Couch gag for The Simpsons by Sylvain Chomet.
"I aint fit to live with no more. It’s just like a lynching…maybe they don’t use a knife on you, but they got other ways."
Nothing But A Man (Michael Roemer, 1964)
We put so much care into making the Internet resilient from technical failures, but make no effort to make it resilient to political failure. We treat freedom and the rule of law like inexhaustible natural resources, rather than the fragile and precious treasures that they are.
Do this. It’s a good idea. Switch Off by SIgnwalla Yasin. Oil on MDF, 30x40cm
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Eleven enviable exceptions elbowing entries, eking earthy esteem, erupting enrobed endurance.
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