July 9, 2014
"A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself."

— Alexander Dumas

June 5, 2014
"

Il ne faut pas tuer la terre, o ne saurait pas ou l’enterrer…

(We must not kill the planet, we would not know where to bury it…)

"

— Michael Granger

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May 9, 2014
"

To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.

A Robin Redbreast in a Cage
Puts all Heaven in a Rage.
A dove house fill’d with doves and pigeons
Shudders Hell thro’ all its regions.
A Dog starv’d at his Master’s Gate
Predicts the ruin of the State.
A Horse misus’d upon the Road
Calls to Heaven for Human blood.
Each outcry of the hunted Hare
A fiber from the Brain does tear.

He who shall train the Horse to War
Shall never pass the Polar Bar.
The Beggar’s Dog and Widow’s Cat,
Feed them and thou wilt grow fat.
The Gnat that sings his Summer song
Poison gets from Slander’s tongue.
The poison of the Snake and Newt
Is the sweat of Envy’s Foot.

A truth that’s told with bad intent
Beats all the Lies you can invent.
It is right it should be so;
Man was made for Joy and Woe;
And when this we rightly know
Thro’ the World we safely go.

Every Night and every Morn
Some to Misery are Born.
Every Morn and every Night
Some are Born to sweet delight.
Some are Born to sweet delight,
Some are Born to Endless Night.

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— William Blake

May 9, 2014
"Reclaim your mind & get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that’s being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world."

— Terrence McKenna

May 8, 2014
"A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done."

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

April 24, 2014
"We are all alone, born alone, die alone, and — in spite of True Romance magazines — we shall all someday look back on our lives and see that, in spite of our company, we were alone the whole way. I do not say lonely — at least, not all the time — but essentially, and finally, alone. This is what makes your self-respect so important, and I don’t see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness."


Hunter S. Thompson,

    The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman,

    1955-1967

April 3, 2014
"The truly free man is he who knows how to decline a dinner invitation without giving an excuse."

Jules Renard, French writer

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April 2, 2014
"The remarkable thing about television is that it permits several million
people to laugh at the same joke and still feel lonely."

— T. S. Eliot

March 15, 2014
"To be able to concentrate for a considerable time is essential to difficult achievement."

—  - Bertrand Russell

January 30, 2014

jim-logiudice:

Here’s the set we built for Daft Punk’s Grammy performance tonight.

Tino Schaedler and Optimist Design teamed up with Daft Arts to create this amazing mid-century modern design set. Check out the old school audio equipment integrated into the set. Very cool. The recording booth is patterned after the “Mother” space craft control room from the movie Alien. The robots gold mirror mixing console actually worked and was played live.

(set construction and prop fabrication by Vision Scenery)

Awesome.

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