The hollowed-out pop culture clichés of Hollywood have been post-modern floating signifiers for so long now it’s not a game any longer…they are starting to fill up with meaning, reference. Case in point: the Vedanta metaphysics off late in David Lynch’s flicks. But in INLAND EMPIRE he’s improvising the story, i. e., the Vedanta system has started to lose its structure, turning amorphous &...
May 2008: tried out the 8.0 version of the free AVG antivirus & had nothing but trouble, the computer freezing up constantly, or just plain crashing—-on lucky occasions only being slow & having problems with going online, &c. It was a pain in the butt to install too. July: giving it another try on a new pc after using ClamWin awhile. The same bloody problems, thanks a lot.
Billy the Kid’s grave (off Wikipedia) run through Microsoft Paint Barnett Newman’s Vir Heroicus Sublimis (off Picasa)
The useless memories popping up all of a sudden: At a boring art show a couple of years ago there was a video of cockfights filmed in the Philippines. The artist is adopted & of Pilipino heritage so it’s part of her job description to make works on the differences between our comfort zone lifes & the gritty realities of the rest of the world, apparently. Anywho, some guy I’d never...