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To only connect?

Well. What happens when paranoid meets paranoid? A crossing of solipsisms. Clearly. The two patterns create a third: a moiré, a new world of flowing shadows, interferences. . . . Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow

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The West’s dumping ground

Colonies are the outhouses of the European soul, where a fellow can let his pants down and relax, enjoy the smell of his own shit. — Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow

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Quotes: Eau de Berkeley

“Summertime Berkeley giving off her old-lady smell, nine different styles of jasmine and a squirt of he-cat.” — Michael Chabon in “Telegraph Avenue“

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Quotes: Crazy Horse driving a steam shovel

David Carr  on Crazy Horse’s recent show at the Outside Lands festival: “Seeing them play was like watching an ancient steam shovel unfurl, claw the night air and dig in.” Quote from New York Times interview.

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Quotes: Didion in the driver seat

Hank Stuever on Joan Didion: “Nobody parallel parks a Winnebago-size sentence like her.” BTW: Hank is putting notes from is Popular Culture Journalism Class at the University of Montana on his blog. This is worth adding to your RSS feeds … Continue reading

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