Hi everybody, this is a fictional post. But……it could be true, a true project. So, we made our minds up to donate you this very interesting piece of wisdom. Do your best. First of all we have to explain to all of you we are an Italian couple that has made its mind up to… More A wannabe post: if I was a gallerist. What is East-West Art Gallery’s Safe Interchange Project?
In the Western world, usually, Arts were for fools or affluent people who had so much time to spend in so- called recreative activities. Arts were seen in opposition to the “real world”, the world of money, hard working, business. We suspect this type of answer was given by the cultural background given by the… More To understand Art we must learn Aestethics.
Ed è molto strano, ciò continui a succedere. Ri-scoprire l’acqua calda! Ovvero che si finga sia una novità! Già si sapeva di Guantanamo, già si parlava di torture anche su FLACONS, ci sono siti molto frequentati e scritti in inglese che lo fanno da anni. E allora? Non lo so. Ma se supponiamo, per un… More Di torture ne abbiamo parlato in abbondanza!
Mind and soul. Thought and material ability. Hands ability. This is Laura Barbuto’s art content. A slight breath of life cheerishing your cheeks. A watchful use of watercolours composes her overall drawings, one better than the other, just to tell you the truth. I’ve been checking her artworks for a long time, trying to understand… More Laura Barbuto’s art: a narrow passage for a wide concept.
Warning: the contents of this article is, by the chance, referring to the Italian situation. Anyway let me tell you that Germany, the so-called european driving force, is not officially suffering a public debt crisis (up to now) even if public services as well as infrastructures are not better than in Italy. Low wages and… More Making business in Italy. An open letter to a heedless system.
Wasn’t I? I grew up in an old style family. My parents used to tell me to be grateful with anyone who were taking care of me and my family. Sigh! They even taught me to say “thank you” to people who helped me and my relatives, they taught me. Sigh! No, it is not… More I was a good boy.
L’articolo che segue, in lingua inglese, ripreso da Boing Boing.net che a sua volta lo aveva ripreso dal Los Angeles Times e dal report sulla guerra al terrore ci parla delle forzature subite dai medici delle strutture detentive militari, nella direzione di abbandonare il loro codice etico che proibiva di nuocere i detenuti. ================================================================== Post-9/11… More “Guerra al terrore” e responsabilità del governo.
Quello che segue è un articolo, in lingua inglese, pubblicato da Boing Boing.net che a sua volta da voce a siti governativi, giornalistici o indipendenti sul tema dell’impoverimento generale della società americana.Ora, non ci serve andare oltreoceano per vedere gli effetti di politiche economiche predatorie, sleali, e fuori da ogni legalità intese a far pagare… More In America si allarga la forbice tra ricchi e poveri.
The great illusion. A fancy plot. This is misleading about the fight between China and Usa or between China and the West. Or about democracy and dictatorship. What is democracy, what is dictatorship? Who are ruling in the West? People with power and money. Who are ruling in China? Please, respond. Why playing along nations,… More Illusion. A plot.
“The world,” Pete said lighting a cigarette, then shaking his head, “is overpopulation my friend. Is very bad.” I was sitting in FRED’S HAMBURGERS up on Broadway. The place was named FRED’S, though the proprietor’s name was Pete. It was a long narrow hole in the wall with a linoleum counter top. He’d sell me… More Geek City Apocalypso. [Chapter 2]
The boy was fucking a box of fish sticks. He couldn’t have been more than seven or eight years old. His parents were standing next to him in the frozen foods section and paid him no attention. He had grabbed a box of “Mrs. Barnacle’s Old Sea Dog” brand fish sticks out of the freezer… More Geek City Apocalypso. [Chapter 1]
for everybody who bet the back line… We were at some breakfast joint on Hollywood boulevard. Everybody was smoking cigarettes. They all had tattoos, piercings, they all looked the same. It was a Sunday morning and the inside tables were full, so we sat at one of the metal tables on the sidewalk. Cars passed… More Geek City Apocalypso. [Introduction]
by Joe Pachinko People are crazy. They will do anything at any time, and God help you if you look for reasons. -Kurt Vonnegut 3: Life & Love Among the Crab Skulls The day that had begun so bright and full of promise but which ended stumbling over a used tampon near the dead and… More The Winos Have Pissed the 46th Avenue Trees to death.
A couple of days ago I made my mind up to publish a new post, a funny and weird story post. Julius Darboven, after being choosen as an author, signed the weird story. I’d like to read your feedbacks about Julius; it’s very important because he’s my preferred character. The question Are you a fucking… More And the Central Scrutinizer asked: are you a fucking troll?
by Joe Pachinko Borgnine and McGurgle were going through boxes of old seeds in the McJunkin Corporation warehouse and they were freezing. Their breath rose around their heads like smoke. The warehouse was filthy. 100 years of dust covered everything. McJunkin Corporation employees had put off cleaning it for so long it was now impossible.… More The Boneyard.
From Eric Hobsbawm to Richard Seymour there are no doubts about enrolling Gramsci as an (orthodox) communist. Antonio Gramsci was EVEN a Marxist, though not an orthodox one. He was a readable political commentator, a very clever, gripping and interesting essayist. I currently read articles on him where he’s defined as a Marxist strictly following… More A brief dispute on the tendency to consider Antonio Gramsci as an orthodox marxist.
by Joe Pachinko Dreamclouds swimming across a forgotten sky…late afternoon throws a shadow down a cobblestone alley in the old quarter of the city…a skeleton jumps out…a predator drone flies over…a beautiful woman takes her clothes off… Security guards had been following me around the museum all morning. They pretended they were not following me.… More I am Disinterested Yellow.
“Don’t you drink? I notice you speak slightingly of the bottle. I have drunk since I was fifteen and few things have given me more pleasure.” – Ernest Hemingway The Indonesian Government recently sentenced a 56 year old British woman to death by firing squad for smuggling cocaine. “In its verdict, a panel of Denpasar… More Up the Ass of the Drug War…..
by Joe Pachinko “So why do you take drugs?” “Oh man! Ain’t nothin’ feels better than that. In my life, around here ain’t nothin’ gonna make you FEEL like that. Ain’t nothin’ make you sicker than that neither.” The psychologists stood around the two ex-junkies on the ghetto street corner asking questions. The camera was… More The Squidgy Butt Parade.
by Joe Pachinko There may be love, but there IS no “Economy”. Relax America. Go back to sleep. Your leaders are in control. You’re free to do as we tell you. – Bill Hicks BUT, I ordered another drink anyway. It’s dark and cool inside Original Joe’s tonight. This is the last bar of its… More There is no economy.
di Joe Pachinko “What you in for man?” the Mexican kid asked me. He looked about 17 years old. “DUI, weed.” “They caught me with a fuckin’ BOMB ese’,” he said. “I had a fuckin’ molata man. I was gonna blow some motherfuckers UP ese’.” “A mulatta? What the fuck is that?” “No ese’, a… More 8 Days in the Corporate Yard.
by Joe Pachinko Blatz sat in his high backed chair in his corner office and farted. He tried to fart again with no success. He admired his desk. It was gloriously uncontaminated by paperwork. There was nothing on it but a computer, a phone, and a picture of his wife. He looked at the picture.… More The McJunkin Corporation.
[The first time I watched this movie it was 1996. I was studying english (actually I had a wonderful teacher who was able to make me learn a new language) and I put on a paper sheet my first opinions on the movie I had just watched. Sorry if this review sounds naive; that was… More Girl 6, by Spike Lee.
Any given day I see Obama on TV reports talking about how to change America’s future. At the same time I deeply feel he’s not truely managing America. He’s just talking, just chilling out…singing, dancing… I thought HE was the first lady. This morning I’ve seen a TV report on Afghanistan, where she suddenly appeared… More Hillary Clinton, the man who ruled America.
Yeah, it is a Mon****** Clus******* !! That is, man. Just want to ask you what to do in order you like me. Hey friend, be good. Hey, man don’t bother me I’m so pissed of don’t, don’t be an enemy of mine. Be friendly and fuck you grand-grand man. I’m fooling around in a… More Mongolian clusterfuck.
Is the financial system crisis a sort of armageddon of our world? We cannot really say it (up to now) but we can say, for sure, this crisis will be changing a lot of things into our lifestyles. And, last but not least, why Greece, Italy, Spain, and that fucking Ireland ? This is Joe… More Fucking off Euro?
This is a very difficult question to answer, I know. It’s a 1 million dollar question. Why ask it now? As a matter of fact in Italy (and I think it is nearly the same anywhere in the western world) political party power and, consequently, people, are downsizing their expectations in sex rights as well… More In these times, is feminism actually at the edge?
Today I want to write something about manipulation, politics and…Ron Paul. You know, the crisis is everywhere. It’s quite hilarious. But…Ron Paul is winning everything in the Presidential primaries but the TV, newspapers won’t mention him AT ALL. But his supporters are watching everything and call the networks on their bullshit. Obama and Romney (republican)… More Why darkening Ron Paul?
The occupy movement is also known as we are the 99% movement. The we are the 99% movement means we are (nearly) everybody oppressed and poor victims. Those remaining people, the 1% of liars, thieves and dirty oppressors, are composed by few bankers, entrepreuners, chief of State, sadistic tycoons and so on…are the executioners. It… More My opinion about the #Occupy Movement.
Joe Pachinko is an American underground writer living at Camp Climax, just beyond Oakland. What can you say about contemporary literature in USA? I’d like to be able to say that in the last 50 years we’ve seen the rise of the “corporate slut” in literature and the arts but I think they’ve always been… More Interviewing Joe Pachinko.