Saturday, February 27, 2016

I have to believe in luck in order to tolerate...

Brian Eno announced his next album, The Ship, to be released 29 April. It's available for pre-order but I'm just waiting for a teaser track or two.

Biology proves the business adage that being first to the market doesn't mean you'll end up the leader. Case in point: the first animal on earth was probably the sea sponge. Cuz rocks. And yet today it's still just a sea sponge. Which you could also say about Donald Trump.

Painter Mark Bradford shares his thoughts on Clyfford Still's work. I love Still's work and I've always been intrigued by Bradford's so it's nice to hear the latter's words on the former.
Mark Bradford, Red Painting, 2009. source. This may be one of my favorite painting of his.
Mark your calendars: on April 12th artist Frank Stella will be speaking at The Modern in conjunction with his retrospective that goes on display April 17th.

A conversation with Jackson Pollock: "I'm very representational some of the time and a little all of the time."

Speaking of The Modern, Highlights from the Permanent Collection remains on display through 20 March. Highly recommended that you watch this video promo and then go visit.

Science gives us the best photo of the Milky Way EVAR.
This list of the 19 (of the) best BBQ restaurants in Texas (I've been to 4 and am waiting for the 5th to open their new store) omits Cousin's, my personal favorite here in Fort Worth.

What's better than Twinkies? How about green slime filled Twinkies in honor of the upcoming Ghostbusters movie?

Persian mosques can be quite exquisite. source
˙ɹoʇɐɹǝuǝƃ sɹǝʇʇǝן uʍop ǝpısdn ǝɥʇ ʎq noʎ oʇ ʇɥƃnoɹq ǝɔuǝʇuǝs sıɥʇ

John Cleese on creativity. Must watch.

The U.S. Air Force's LRS-B (Long Range Strike Bomber) has a designation: The B-21
While on the topic of bombers, this is not your typical B-2 flyover.

...the success of people I don't like. ~Jean Cocteau (paraphrased)

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