Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Psychological Portrait

“I must discover all the qualities which his family and friends have learned to value over a period of years.”

Marcel Sternberger

reading Jacob Loewentheil’s The Psychological Portrait: Marcel Sternberger’s Revelations in Photography

from top:
Pearl S. Buck, New York, 1948
Family Member of Manuel Tello, FOreign Minister, Mexico, 1951/52
Judy, New York, 1943

Sister Nancy

" They danced as if they didn’t want to dance but couldn’t entirely contain themselves—the merest suggestion of movement: a shoulder here, a hip there."

- Luc Sante
  from his blog PINAKOTHEK, which he maintained annonymously from 2007-2009:


I won't pretend to specialize or present myself as an expert in anything. Subjectivity is my middle name, a trick memory is my pack mule, and self-contradiction is my trusty old jackknife. Generally I favor humble over great, marginal over central, old over new--but not always, because like a four-sided porch I'm open to all winds.

give jah the glory.

Friday, October 27, 2017

" I gave up working on my doctorate in gerontology to bake cookies in a restaurant basement (a job I was fired from) and thank my lucky stars I did. "

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Allah on Viking Funerary Clothing

Among the contents unearthed: a necklace with a figurine; two coins from Baghdad; and the bones of a rooster and a large dog.

see this. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

foul-mouthed (like i like 'em)

Brilliant redefining.

Alana Glazer
Abbi Jacobson
Issa Rae
Yvonne Orji
Jill Soloway
Melina Matsoukas
Jennifer Saunders
Joanna Lumley
Kathryn Hahn
Aurora Brown
Carolyn Taylor
Meredith MacNeill
Jennifer Whalen