It was rumored at the time that perhaps this was a Banksy.
Fascinating interview with Jeb Corliss. Inside the mind of the ‘Birdman’ and the incident that grounded him.
Tune from the clip:
Amazing pineapple vendor in Davao, Philippines
Dave Foley debunks some myths, and gives his take on being atheist in America.
Dave Foley – Atheists (Stand up Comedy) – youtube
LEXINGTON, MA—Describing himself as “terribly exhausted,” famed linguist and political dissident Noam Chomsky said Monday that he was taking a break from combating the hegemony of the American imperialist machine to try and take it easy for once.
“I just want to lie in a hammock and have a nice relaxing morning,” said the outspoken anarcho-syndicalist academic, who first came to public attention with his breakthrough 1957 book Syntactic Structures. “The systems of control designed to manufacture consent among a largely ignorant public will still be there for me to worry about tomorrow. Today, I’m just going to kick back and enjoy some much-needed Noam Time.”
“No fighting against institutional racism, no exposing the legacies of colonialist ideologies still persistent today, no standing up to the widespread dissemination of misinformation and state-sanctioned propaganda,” Chomsky added. “Just a nice, cool breeze through an open window on a warm spring day.”
Sources reported that the 81-year-old Chomsky, a vociferous, longtime critic of U.S. foreign policy and the political economy of the mass media, was planning to use Monday to tidy up around the house a bit, take a leisurely walk in the park, and possibly attend an afternoon showing of Date Night at the local megaplex.
Sitting down to a nice oatmeal breakfast, Chomsky picked up a copy of Time, a deceitful, pro-corporate publication that he said would normally infuriate him.
Continue with Noam’s day:
I have been drawing circles wrongly all my life. Just wait until you see how easy it is to make perfect circles instantly. Like wow, I feel dumb for not thinking of this.