Wednesday, May 31, 2017

wednesday newstrip

US Secretary of Homeland Security JonQuilly says the US might ban Jared Kushner from aircraft cabins on all flights into & out of the country · North Korea has fired off what appears to be a Korean boy-band T-shirt stuffed inside a ballistic wheelie bin · an eight-foot great white shark considered setting up a secret communications line with Russia during the unprecedented transition to discuss the country's military operations in Syria & other issues · DoNuts T®ump waited for a golf cart because he couldn't manage to walk 700 yards to join the other G7 leaders to pose for a group photo.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

wednesday newstrip

North Korea has fired a medium-range Queensland man serving time for foreign incursion, a week after it managed to successfully test long range leaked Facebook documents that show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography & self-harm · "The nations of the Middle East cannot wait for American power to crush them." DoNuts T®ump misreads his speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh · Pram Minister Malcontent Turnipball is unapologetic about setting a four-month deadline for thousands of refugee applications, saying the incredible extravagance of Pippa Middleton's high society wedding to James Matthews must not be abused · a seed vault built deep inside a mountain between mainland Norway & the North Pole, designed to protect humanity from a food shortage crisis, has been transferred to a breathable workout suit with ventilating flaps that open & close in response to body heat & sweat.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

from my favorites album

The Schwarzvogel Ficcione
Elsebet Schwarzvogel, consumptive
third daughter of the fourth
Grand Duke of Lower Saxony,
is reputed to have been
so enraptured by the resonance
of the cello she gave instructions
& a large sum of her father’s money
that on her death her intestines
were to be taken out & stretched
& strung on a quintet of instruments
she had had especially made
by those craftsmen from Cremona.
She also commissioned small works
from some of the greatest composers
of the time, & asked, without
the accompaniment of money, that
they be performed on each
anniversary of her passing. Sadly
nothing now is left except the tale
& a fragment of music
that emerged in the 1930s as
Bye Bye Blackbird & was
also destined for erasure until re-
vitalized by this recording made,
in a nice twist of synchronicity,
on the tercentenary of her death
by that great quintet of Miles Davis
from the early fifties, with Coltrane
on tenor & Philly Joe Jones driving it
along. Close your eyes. Listen for
the cello breathing in the background.
c. 2004

Friday, May 19, 2017

In the Levant


swimming in
the Roland Barthes

sym em





"There is coral beneath the surface,
There is sand, and berries
Like pomegranates grow."


Wednesday, May 17, 2017

wednesday newstrip

Wheat House advisers concede DoNuts T®ump's firing of American neo-Nazi Mike Enoch as the headline for DingoCon, a political convention to be held in Sydney in July, was mishandled & that they've lost control · Windows 10 S, a more restricted version of the full Windows 10 for the education market which won't work with Chrome, Opera, or Firefox, challenged the Eurovision Song Contest's decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery, unbridled excess — & won · the Australian Fascist Facebook page confirmed that social media is emerging as the new hunting ground for scammers to find victims, according to data out today. Tickets to DingoCon are being advertised for $88 · hackers behind massive ransomware attack have made an embarrassingly small amount of money. · frustrated & isolated Precedent considering staff shakeup at demoralized Wheat House following a bloody all-in brawl believed to have been started by the serial groper.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

wednesday newstrip

Early in Arkane Studios' new game, The First 100 Days of DoNuts T®ump, you're subjected to a battery of tests by Breitbart scientists, whose work commodifying a mysterious alien lifeform leads to the space station disaster you'll soon be tasked with fixing · on the Venn diagram of strange animal mating behaviors — from lobster golden showers to garter-snake orgies — duck sex is on the border between cartoonish & sadistic · Banksy Brexit mural of man chipping away at EU flag appears in Dover. Now NASA scientists are drawing up plans to dismantle it & send it hurtling into the South Pacific in the world's most spectacular demolition job · an American school teacher is being accused of allowing students to hit a piñata with a picture of the precedent during a Cinco de Mayo celebration.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Today the
postman brought
me the State of
Denmark. I sent
it back — some-
thing was rotten.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

wednesday newstrip

US Precedent DoNuts T®ump has reflected on Kendall Jenner turning topless dominatrix babe in thigh-high boots calling her "a pretty smart cookie" in a television interview · T®ump said he would not rule out the use of military force against the OnePlus 5, one of the most anticipated flagship releases of the year · the European Space Agency & China are discussing a potential collaboration for setting up a human base inside North Korean leader Kim Jong-un · Wheat Haus Chief of Staff BlueRinse Priapus said Sunday that the administration has "looked at" potential changes to libel laws that would make it easier for T®ump to sue Microsoft & other console manufacturers · the Ku Klux Klan, hate groups & hate crimes, are back on the rise. Riding the wave of the politics of hate. They're popping their robes back on, emboldened to broadcast their white supremacist message like never before.

Monday, May 01, 2017

Otoliths issue forty-five is live

Otoliths issue forty-five is live.

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has survived its unprecedented dive between Saturn & its innermost rings, to send back the latest issue of Otoliths that includes cosmic work from Karl Kempton, Thomas Fink, Maya D. Mason, John Xero, John M. Bennett, D.J. Huppatz, Daniel de Culla, Seth Copeland, Texas Fontanella, Jim Leftwich, Robert Lee Brewer, Jim Hanson, Olivier Schopfer, William Repass, Steve Dalachinsky, Kyle Hemmings, Craig Cotter, Jon Cone, Dah Helmer, Michael Farrell, Peycho Kanev, Richard J. Fleming, Cecelia Chapman, Jeff Crouch, Jack Galmitz, Philip Byron Oakes, J.J. Campbell, Sanjeev Sethi, Tom Montag, Darren C. Demaree, Hart Broudy, Neil Leadbeater, Volodymyr Bilyk, Stephen C. Middleton, Aidan Semmens, Karen Greenbaum-Maya, Sneha Subramanian Kanta, Bill Wolak, Pete Spence, Clara B. Jones, Andrew Topel, Andrew Taylor & David Spittle, Marietta McGregor, Faleeha Hassan, Diane Keys, Jesse Glass, Kenneth Rexroth, Katrinka Moore, Daniel Y. Harris, osvaldo cibils, Thomas M. Cassidy, Eileen R. Tabios, David Lohrey, Edward Kulemin, Jared Chipkin, Lakey Comess, Baron Geraldo, Shataw Naseri, Logan K. Young, AG Davis, hiromi suzuki, Hugh Tribbey, Anne-Marie Jeanjean, Caleb Puckett, Drew B. David, Jeff Bagato, Márton Koppány, Louise Landes Levi, Jill Chan, Alain Robinet, Raymond Farr, Dennis Andrew Aguinaldo, Willie Smith, Joe Balaz, M A McDonald, Jim McCrary, Sian Vate, Heath Brougher, Owen Bullock, differx, Lynn Strongin, Marcello Diotallevi, Robbie Coburn, Carol Stetser, Chris Brown, Richard James Allen, Grzegorz Wróblewski, Jeff Harrison, David Harrison Horton, Sjoerd van der Weide, Joel Chace, Indigo Perry, Simon Perchik, Richard Kostelanetz, David Baptiste Chirot, Timothy Pilgrim, Nicole Pottier, Natsuko Hirata, Massimo Stirneri, Rebecca Eddy, Josh Smith, major stafford sternwall, John Pursch, Sheikha A., Mercedes Webb-Pullman, Jared Pearce, Keith Nunes, Jake Goetz, Allen Forrest, sean burn, Richard Skelton, Tom Beckett, Shloka Shankar, Seth Howard, Tony Beyer, Sam Langer, Bob Heman, Cherie Hunter Day, Aurélien Leif, Catherine Fletcher, Johannes S. H. Bjerg, Pragya Vashishtha, Paul Pfleuger, Jr., Pam Brown, & Marilyn Stablein.