"For time unbroken by looks to the clock the only sound was the chafing of an emery board, and the clock itself, as though seizing the advantage, seemed to accomplish its round with surreptitious leaps forward, knocking whole wedges at once from what remained of the hour."
-- William Gaddis, J...
- I was walking in the park yesterday, from which you can see the shard and various other skyscrapers on the horizon. And I thought to myself how they look so distant now. Not just geographically, but temporally. That central London is now just a memory. You know that it's not functioning as it...
can't work out if i lost or gained one hour of my life?
can't work out which clocks are wrong or which are right - do i get to use this as an excuse for lateness tomoros?
it's good tho, to time travel like this - we should do another calendar shift,
the last time round sounded like a right...
air your grievances here!
i am a defender of simon reynolds' face
i am skrillex
muppet show gallery
post joe muggs' post
too many man
well i think it's still interesting
wot do u call it uurrrban
i am writing a book more obtuse and funnier than finnegans wake. it will remodel todays society. it will reshape the minds of the youth. it will be utterly incomprehensible and will remain unread. i can't wait to finish it. i gave up on a ridiculous experiment in narrative bad influences...
Well, I didn't start on Sunday as promised but finally opened it yesterday and I'm only a few pages in but I thought I'd start a thread to see if anyone has any thoughts. The first things that sprang to my mind so far: Blobjectivity - that's a joke right? All this stuff about the significance...
"There have been reports of pwdre sêr (Welsh for rot of the stars) for centuries..."
Could be something more down-to-earth, of course, but still rather creepy:
EDIT: Started this as a request thread but thinking we can do a little more with it
Just a request. I'm hoping maybe someone can help me find something. I'm reading a lot right now about black science fiction and afro-futurism. I've pulled together a lot of the foundational stuff over the...
Hello there, am currently doing a bunch of research into the Radiophonic Workshop for my MMus dissertation. It's been mentioned in passing on here before, so i thought i might start a thread to gather people's thoughts and feelings on the music, legacy, influence, etc. Am perhaps particularly...
a good way to know if one is "in the moment", according to Zen practices, is that when meditating, and someone comes up from behind and goes "BOOYAKA!" ---- if you are startled, you are not here of this time, but asleep or adrift in some other time; and if you are not startled at all, you are...