“Tomorrow’s almost over,
Today went by so fast
Is the only thing to look forward to
British sitcoms are not exactly life-affirming.
Leuconoe, don’t ask — it’s a sin to know —
what end the gods will give me or you. Don’t play with Babylonian
fortune-telling either. It is better to endure whatever will be.
Whether Jupiter has allotted to you many more winters or this final one
which even now wears out the Tyrrhenian sea on the rocks placed opposite
be smart, drink your wine. Scale back your long hopes
to a short period. While we speak, envious time will have fled
Seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future.
I hope they wash up on gilligan’s island rather than lost.
Wake Up, Geek Culture. Time to Die! http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/12/ff_angrynerd_geekculture/all/1 “Pop culture will become self-aware. It will happen in the A.V. Club first: A brilliant Nathan Rabin column about the worst Turkish rip-offs of American comic book characters will suddenly begin writing its own comments, each a single sentence from the sequel to A Confederacy of Dunces. Then a fourth and fifth season of Arrested Development, directed by David Milch of Deadwood, will appear suddenly in the TV Shows section of iTunes. Someone BitTorrenting a Crass bootleg will suddenly find their hard drive crammed with Elvis Presley’s “lost” grunge album from 1994. And everyone’s TiVo will record Ghostbusters III, starring Peter Sellers, Lee Marvin, and John Candy.
This will last only a moment. We’ll have one minute before pop culture swells and blackens like a rotten peach and then explodes, sending every movie, album, book, and TV show flying away into space.”
Don’t you think the folks that live this way, tho, revel in it? I mean, it’s not for me, but … they do seem to live for it.
I can’t wait for “Pajama Party in a Haunted Hive!”
i like fringe
When the libraries are gone, I’m going to be really sad.
(P.S.: A Zine About Fringe Vol.3 “Whats Bugging Charlie?” #4 Pg.12 Paragraph 6… –in accordance with modern trends, a plaintive, delicate girl who is accessible to and representative of each of us , but acts so ferociously, nobly and decisively as to be the repressed energy or even id of each of us. Separating her from other examples of the archetype (such as the axiom, Buffy or the more spunky Veronica Mars) is her tendency to express most essential information nonverbally. In combination with a self-conscious stoicism this is a more classical trait, aligning her with an Ingrid Bergman or…– To read more of this or back issues from Vols. 1&2 “Drink Every Time Someone Says John Scott” send $1 or trades to Eric at Manhatan PO Box 4 8 15 16 23 42
Dont worry, in ten thousand years no one will remember ANYTHING about our culture….
yes!!! every friday “fringe” is something I always look forward to!!!
fringe, the musical
It’s soul-crushingly depressing, because it’s true.
Message aside, this comic is well designed and quite beautiful.