My thinking on “street art” has slowly evolved. At one time I thought of it all as simple vandalism and graffiti. But British street artist Banksy has changed my mind. He is brilliant. He makes powerful statements about social and economic justice.
Omid Asadi, an artist from Iran (so, naturally, he has to be a terrorist or something) carefully cuts fallen, dried leaves into weapons of mass des…—oh, I mean: amazing miniaturized works of art!
Take a look at these amazing transformations demonstrating the dramatic power of makeup as art!
For my new glasses I decided to go with something that combines vintage with a dash of stylish singularity that makes a bit of a statement. I now consider myself old enough to make such statements!
The villainous Sausalito fire hydrant bandit has re-emerged! Now we sport a red with white polka dots fire hydrant next to the neighborhood mailboxes. Oh, the unspeakable scandal! The villainy!
Clean sound. Clear sound. Sound that is imminently present. This is the best listening experience I’ve ever had, and I can be very picky about audio fidelity. With computer speakers and cheap in home speakers (I got rid of my audiophile speakers many years ago: too big, too heavy.) I had given in to poor, mushy, non-defined sound that just existed out there somewhere and never excited.
I thought of our nation’s social studies teachers when I saw this excellent video on the civic responsibility we have to teach social studies as the study of power. It’s an interesting take on middle and high school education, at the very least.
Religious people who neglect God’s summons to care for the poor are not the people of God at all. God rejects their worship. Strong words from the Bible?!
Open Web? Did you know that when you use your Facebook account as your login credentials to another web service, you are providing that web service with all of this information about you and all of your friends?
My latest binge watching obsession has been Mad Man. I’ve heard about for years, but I had no interest in it as a live broadcast. Besides, I had missed the first 400 episodes. But on Netflix, I could start with season 1, and I did.