Sunday, January 31, 2016
"Japanese of the working classes drink continually while they travel. Either they dislike unsettling trips or they find trips the time to be as unsettled and disorderly as possible."
On the turntable: The Clash, "On Broadway"
On the nighttable: Isabel Stirling, "Zen Pioneer"
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Friday, January 15, 2016
Sunday, January 10, 2016
"Children have a powerful sense of the propriety of certain things. They believe that rocks and houses are alive, that bears and elephants have feelings, and that it all matters. Every child of five knows everything there is to know, but when they turn six we send them to school, and then the rot sets in."
On the turntable: Miles Davis, "Dig"
On the nighttable: Cameron Forbes, "Under the Volcano"
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Sunday, January 03, 2016
"For a human character to reveal truly exceptional qualities, one must have the good fortune to be able to observe its performance over many years. If this performance is devoid of all egoism, if its guiding motive is unparalleled generosity, if it is absolutely certain that there is no thought or recompense and that, in addition, it has left its visible mark upon the earth, then there can be no mistake."
On the turntable: Genesis, "Genesis Live"
On the nighttable: Charmian London, "Jack London and Hawaii"