Courage is a verb. (Just not in the dictionary.)
I dare you to courage (v).
‘For a short time in the middle of the twentieth century a small town in North Carolina became a hub of American cultural production. The town was Black Mountain and the reason was Black Mountain College. Founded in 1933, the school was a reaction to the more traditional schools of the time. At its […]
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race. -H. G. Wells Seymour suggested viewing: Alfred Hitchcock’s 1945 film: Spellbound featuring dream sequences designed by Salvador Dali. To watch a video of Hitchcock talking about his ideas regarding the dream sequences […]
There’s no reality except the one contained within us. That’s why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself. -Hermann Hesse Seymour suggested reading: The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse This book, for which Hesse won […]
RUIN is a legendary punk band formed in Philadelphia in the early 1980’s. In 2013, the band plans to reissue some of its back catalogue, old outtakes and several new songs. Ruin reunited in 1996-97 for several shows, and plans to play live a few times this year. Seymour invited founding members Glenn Wallis (guitar) […]
When I get tired of negative responses or feel worn out by the deafening silence ~ I think about Van Gogh, and the countless other artists who didn’t need validation or fame in their lifetime to continue working, to create, to produce.
In 1977, Punk Magazine created an issue called Mutant Monster Beach Party. These awesome photos of Joey Ramone ‘surfing’ are from that project. We love surfing. We love Joey Ramone. We love punk. = We love these photos. That is all.
Jacques Couëlle (1902–1996) was a self-taught French architect. Dubbed The 20th Century Caveman, he designed homes that employed sculptural forms of carved concrete whose curved lines blended organically with the natural landscape. His most famous houses are located in the village of Castellaras in the South of France. Entirely removing right-angles from his architecture, […]