The sound of faux-Peruvian music on the last of Poland’s territory where the sea begins. Wistful and ridiculous.
He’s the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So...– Lt. James Gordon
San Diego after crossing half the country and a week in the desert (of the real). The Dark Knight awing. Tons of pictures. Do I like holiday or what?
New York morning. Cool. And hot, of course.
Just found out - Thomas Disch committed suicide on July 4th. Silence here.
From the ever-insanely fascinating Pynchon listerv
The introduction of caffeine and coffee houses in the late seventeenth century, along with the practice of late-night reading, the development of the first accurate clocks and timepieces, and the consolidation of the Protestant ethos (“Time is money”), worked to devalue the idea of sleep. And this, in turn, “created a demand for better nocturnal lighting.”
Metropolis - original print found!