found that playing Smithsonian Channel’s The Pacific War In Color while KUSC our local classical station was coming out of my old radio created a cool effect.
but I found this ad for Media Group on the Forbes website depressing. (Also “Media Group”?)
something about the affect of the girl in the shopping cart.
where are her friends? for whom is she performing? does she need help? I can see she’s pretending to be happy but also doesn’t truly seem to be having fun.
I guess it got my attention.
I’d love to discuss it with Ogilvy.
we used to listen to this record when I was a kid.
when friends by shame are undefiled
also a good line.
The first was the 2011 NATO intervention in Libya, which led, ultimately, to the ousting and gruesome lynching of the Libyan dictator, Muammar Qaddafi. Afterward, many people who interacted with Putin noticed how deeply Qaddafi’s death troubled him. He is said to have watched the video of the killing over and over. “The way Qaddafi died made a profound impact on him,” says Jake Sullivan, a former senior State Department official who met repeatedly with senior Russian officials around that time. Another former senior Obama-administration official describes Putin as “obsessed” with Qaddafi’s death
reported Julia Ioffe for the Atlantic in February 2018.
Those songs are just in my genes, and I couldn’t stop them comin’ out. In a reincarnative kind of way, maybe. The songs have got some kind of a pedigree to them. But that pedigree stuff, that only works so far. You can go back to the ten-hundreds, and people only had one name. Nobody’s gonna tell you they’re going to go back further than when people had one name.
(Bob Dylan interview with Jonathan Lethem in Rolling Stone.
The question, silently: do you really know where you are at this point in time and space and in reality and in existence?Posted: July 19, 2018
(not great image quality there but the audio! from one of my favs:
(avail on FilmStruck streaming, possibly Netflix as well)