Monday, July 21, 2008
I just recently went to check out the Marcel Duchamp Redux at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena. It was a great show - a nice variety of found objects, paintings & glass displayed how he did not bear allegiance to any one medium. One of my favorites was a set of potholders titled Couple of Laundress's Aprons. Potholders are usually associated with traditional domestic duties or female activities. Duchamp altered these feminized objects and gave gender identifications for both. I really love the mini peep show in these common house hold items. I've also gotten a kick out of the penis light switch and even a pair of breasts on a tooth brush - but those are cheap thrills. A tooth brush and light switch aren't really thought of being macho or feminine (unless you throw genitalia on em ;) so there isn't the same type of substance or statement as these slick potholders contain. Now if only my potholders were as cool - mine only have pears on em ;) LAME! hahahahahaha
Photo of Duchamp by Man Ray, 1921. Way ahead of his time don't ya think?
Friday, July 11, 2008
Ok now I had to make a nice fart joke regarding our gas obsessed country. I know you liked it -
ok common? Just a little?
Anyway Erin W sent me a great article titled "10 things you can like about $4 dollar gas." As soon
as I saw the title I did a major eye roll that almost made me have a bad case of the eye strain. What the bloody turds could I like about these insane gas prices!? Well - Time.com sure as hell outlined the answer to my question and stomped all over my skeptic tude!
Gas prices are shaping many decisions. From people wanting to move closer to work, 4 day work weeks to cut down on energy costs to software pinpointing optimal locations for truckers to refuel
is showing how frugal our country is becoming. Woah and best of all - LESS TRAFFIC!! WOOHOOOO!
So check out the article right here and soak up goodness of 4 dolla gassy-ness :D
Thursday, July 10, 2008
A stinging satire on the republican partay. Oh so slick! When you're done with
the video click here for more elaborate information on the issues.