C and D from Arthur No. 13 (cover date Nov 2004)

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This C & D session was originally published in Arthur No. 13 (Nov. 2004)

C & D
Two confirmed schmucks grapple with the big issues—and an unexpected female visitor.

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C: You’re not going to believe this.
D: Try me.
C: [delicately loading DVD] Like an hour’s worth of charmingly bonkers/whimsical low-tech animation to go with homemade psych-crunge by the usual Fort Thunder-plus suspects… [Reading the sleeve text] “Dual formatted, double dipped and extra-whipped. Technicolor-laced acid flakes are on the table. Dig in! 18 trips of sound & sights are poured into K-Holes of dubious dimension from tonz of Load bands and video tribes with this new DVD/CD powered pellet.” Amen to all of that.
D: [looking at screen] Whoa.
C: Lightning Bolt, Black Elf Speaks, Wolf Eyes, Neon Hunk, Pink & Brown…
D: [eyes pinwheeling] I don’t believe it. I mean, I do believe it. I am believing it very hard. Continue reading

Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint – PAUL GOODMAN


SEPTEMBER 9 — PAUL GOODMAN
Prolific anarchist critic, novelist, man of letters.

SEPTEMBER 9, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
Geneva, Switzerland: FLOWER AND GARDEN FESTIVAL.

ALSO ON SEPTEMBER 9 IN HISTORY…
1828 — Christian anarchist writer Leo Tolstoy born, Yasnay Polyana, Russia.
1869 — Anarchist, Haymarket martyr Louis Lingg born, Mannheim, Germany.
1898 —French symbolist poet Stéphane Mallarmé dies, Valvins, France.
1911 — Anarchist, alternativist writer Paul Goodman born, New York, New York.
1971 — Prisoner revolt at Attica Prison, New York, guards held hostage.
1981 — Plowshare 8 hammer 12 nose cones at GE plant, King of Prussia, PA.