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Five years ago, it seems, someone was wrong on the internet, and I am now here to make the needed correction. It seems that if you google the phrase (without quotes) "get out as early as you can", one of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2013 at Modern Kicks
You know, just to show some variety and range. Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2011 at Modern Kicks
You can write me off as white trash. Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2011 at Modern Kicks
Is this now a blog devoted to Lydia Loveless? Could be, could be. Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at Modern Kicks
I'm not exactly a fan of Dave Hickey, so I've been enjoying the comments here in which he gets roundly criticized, even if it did make me think, "Y'all postin' on a troll video." While I haven't had a chance... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2010 at Modern Kicks
Apropos of nothing, I was struck by this passage from an interview with Hal Foster (via): OH: Yet I think the problem is raised anew by new social art practices and relational aesthetics, art practices that are still very much... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2010 at Modern Kicks
Perhaps a bit misogynistic, but impossible not to like: We've all been there. Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2010 at Modern Kicks
Several months ago a friend at work brought in a compilation of 1970's Philadelphia soul (this one, if I remember correctly.) A lot of it was more than familiar--like listening to my childhood--though none the less welcome for it. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2010 at Modern Kicks
Big RED & Shiny has published its last issue, for which I failed to write anything (no surprise there); it follows many of the blogs this irrelevant website came up with in shuffling off. A whole bunch of others have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2010 at Modern Kicks
. . . since the sitemeter indicates that it's the only regular visitor coming here these days (with good reason), though anyone else should feel free to chime in. I'm going to New York soon, mostly for very boring reasons,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at Modern Kicks
I've been reading a lot of blog posts about William Powhida. Perhaps you have, too. A few thoughts: I'd be ok if I didn't see anymore discussion, on anyone's part, of "insiders" and "outsiders." It is, among other things, tiresome.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2010 at Modern Kicks
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Mar 13, 2010
Flavorwire already had this, so I presume most have seen it already, but still: love it. Catchy, too. Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2010 at Modern Kicks
Pretty much what I've been thinking for months now: Facebook epitomizes filter failure for me. Yes, there are ways to segment information and keep groups, but there aren’t very good ways to keep worlds from overlapping. Facebook isn’t a more... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2010 at Modern Kicks
I'm talking about art and historiography, of course, the chocolate and peanut butter of the mind. I was delighted to learn yesterday, via the Art History Newsletter, that the University of Glasgow has begun to publish The Journal of Art... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at Modern Kicks