Archive for April, 2011

Deceived with Kindness

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

I can’t but think that Angelica Garnett is a bit of a whiner. Maybe it’s the result of her growing up during the birth of Freudian psychoanalysis but her entire memoir seems focused on blaming her parents. Her mother, Vanessa Bell, smothered her with kindness. “When she was alive, I had seen her only as […]

Cape Cod

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Not being from New England, I never really understood the geography of Cape Cod as a summer getaway for folk fleeing New York City. But it does look exactly like a movie set or the setting of so many books, a place both fictional and real. ——— Photo: 2011-04-21. The first time I touched the […]

Play Me, I’m Yours: Austin 2011

Friday, April 8th, 2011

When I walked up to the post office, I stumbled across a couple of pianos.

Source Code

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

The three of us were engaged in this movie while watching it but it didn’t leave us much to talk about afterward. We cared about the characters and the outcome of their struggle. The movie wisely chooses to keep its focus very narrow rather than distract us with too much backstory, subplots, or secondary characters. […]

April Fool’s Day 2011

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Begin to search for “Helvetica”. Google Helvetica Before you finish, not only does search autocomplete, it changes all the fonts to Comic Sans. Google Comic Sans Be sure to follow the link. Google is hiring autocompleters.

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