Monday, December 1, 2008

My Heart Is a Power Ballad Dipped in Chocolate, Sleepy, & Waiting for You Press

Books that were recommended to me over the last two days:

Emmanuel Levinas, specifically Totality and Infinity
Gaston Bachelard, Poetics of Space
Zizek, The Puppet and the Dwarf
Emerson, Self-Reliance, The Poet
Raoul Vaneigem, The Revolution of Everyday Life
Henri Cartier Bresson and the Artless Art or The Mind's Eye by HCB
Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
Remy Charlip, Fortunately
Mary Robinson, Why Did I Ever
Antonin Artuad, The Theatre And Its Double
Hakim Bey, T.A.Z.: The Temporary Autonomous Zone
Chuang Tsu: The Inner Chapters, trans. A.C. Graham
Guy Debord, Society of the Spectacle
Walter Benjamin, Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
Gass, Fiction and the Figures of Life
John Zerzan, Elements of Refusal
Deleuze & Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus
Jean Baudrillard, The Illusion of the End
Robert Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
anything by Kierkegaard
calvin and hobbes
Moneyball
The Giving Tree
the complete works of dr seuss
Flannery o'connor (her letters), The Habit of Being
Andrea Dworkin, Pornography
R.D. Laing, The Politics of Experience
Shklovsky, Theory of Prose
Gadamer, Truth and Method

This is great, thank you!


I do hope that SH and MS write a collaborative book so that this can be their author photo. I do hope the book is called Frolic, Poet.

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This could consume your weekend if you let it. I know Black Ocean and Marsh Hawk Press are rolling into town to sell some books. Who else?:

SATURDAY, December 6, 2008 10 am to 6 pm
SUNDAY, December 7, 2008 11 am to 5 pm Free Admission

The New York Center for Independent Publishing
20 West 44th Street (5/6) New York City

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Night in Rhode Island





Non-poetry, Miscilaneous: I had one web browser open with a number of different tabs I hadn't closed for 2 weeks. And these are the tabs:

1) They say you have to pick your battles:
Do You Remember Zima? Will You Miss Zima?

2)Some experts feared that Indonesia's pygmy tarsier was extinct.


3)One of the many reasons why I think W Bush is a sociopath, because he does not understand his culpability in the death of:
Ross A. McGinnis

4) Do you have 20 minutes? This is the best thing you can do with them: watch my bff's Slam Dance winning short film. It is beautiful:

High resolution on his website: Glory at Sea

low res on youtube presented to you by Wholphin: Glory at Sea

2 comments:

Daniel Bailey said...

that short film is really amazing.

Julia Cohen said...

I'm glad you like it. It makes me want to move to New Orleans and help him on his new film.