Friday, April 30, 2010

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Cloud patrol

The Olympic's Juan Antonio Samaranch: The Death of a Catalan fascist

Pretty much all the recent mainstream media tributes following the announcement of the death of past-president of the International Olympic Committee, Juan Antonio Samaranch, gave barely a mention of his fascist past in Franco's Spain.

To redress the balance: Carles Muntaner

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Woody Allen: Play it again, Sam

For the weekend, a guilty pleasure.

The Jackson Pollock, what does it say to you?

Friday, April 23, 2010

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Monday, April 19, 2010

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Saturday, April 17, 2010

The Deadbeats: Swing Me Like a Hip Hop song

For the weekend, a guilty pleasure.

The visuals are from the 1957 movie Untamed Youth, featuring Mamie Van Doren:

Friday, April 16, 2010

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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Plant life

South China Morning Post: whose Hu?

"In a gaffe of awesome proportions Hong Kong's leading English language newspaper has misidentified the President of China as a jailed human rights dissident. . ." : skynews

Who's Hu? ulaca blog and scan of SCMP front page

Activist and political dissident Hu Jia: wikipedia

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Samuel Beckett | 13 April

Samuel Beckett, born 13 April 1906

que ferais-je sans ce monde (what would I do without this world)

Original version:
que ferais-je sans ce monde sans visage sans questions
où être ne dure qu'un instant où chaque instant
verse dans le vide dans l'oubli d'avoir été
sans cette onde où à la fin
corps et ombre ensemble s'engloutissent
que ferais-je sans ce silence gouffre des murmures
haletant furieux vers le secours vers l'amour
sans ce ciel qui s'élève
sur la poussieère de ses lests

que ferais-je je ferais comme hier comme aujourd'hui
regardant par mon hublot si je ne suis pas seul
à errer et à virer loin de toute vie
dans un espace pantin
sans voix parmi les voix
enfermées avec moi

Translation (by Beckett):
what would I do without this world faceless incurious
where to be lasts but an instant where every instant
spills in the void the ignorance of having been
without this wave where in the end
body and shadow together are engulfed
what would I do without this silence where the murmurs die
the pantings the frenzies towards succour towards love
without this sky that soars
above its ballast dust

what would I do what I did yesterday and the day before
peering out of my deadlight looking for another
wandering like me eddying far from all the living
in a convulsive space
among the voices voiceless
that throng my hiddenness

Samuel Beckett Online Resources

Monday, April 12, 2010

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Serge Gainsbourg + Anna Karina

For the weekend, a guilty pleasure.

Allez, salut poupée!

Friday, April 09, 2010

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Monday, April 05, 2010

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Easter Monday, Ching Ming Festival

Sunday, April 04, 2010

Saturday, April 03, 2010

Paolo Sorrentino: L'Amico de Famiglia (The Family Friend)

For the weekend, a guilty pleasure.

The loan shark comes to visit. . .

Five Reasons Why Paolo Sorrentino Will Save World Cinema: NY Magazine

Sorrentino's Il Divo: mister b

Friday, April 02, 2010

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Tung Wan beach children's playground

Thursday, April 01, 2010