Category Archives: Poiesis

Tribute to J.C. by K. Curtis Lyle (from Electric Church)

John Coltrane (1926-1967) I wouldn't go there. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memphis, Tennessee, April 3, 1968 You know If I were   standing At the beginning of time And I had the ability To view The whole Of human history And the Most High Lord of Creation Asked me which age? Which nation Would you like to live in? I would ask that my body Be sent to Egypt To become a hard poem A block of granite On the limestone face Of the great pyramid A reflector Of the Great Sun RA But In spite of…

A.I., Angels, & Mass Extinctions: A Conversation With William Irwin Thompson

William Irwin Thompson. A Conversation with William Irwin Thompson by Michael Garfield Link to Blog William Irwin Thompson is a poet, philosopher, cultural historian, former MIT professor, and founder of the Lindisfarne Association – a transdisciplinary think-tank that has significantly shaped our understanding of the emerging planetary civilization. We met over Skype in December 2011 to discuss a richer and more organic view of our species’ next great transformation: MG:  I’m interviewing you for Hybrid Reality in part because of the dominance of the whole ‘Rapture of the Nerds’ meme in the transhumanism community.  I am trying to provide another perspective, because they are…

A Triumph of the Comic-Book Novel

Chris Ware. A Triumph of the Comic-Book Novel Review by Gabriel Winslow-Yost  From: New York Review of Books   Building Stories by Chris Ware Pantheon, 260 pp. boxed set, $50.00 Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware Pantheon, 380 pp., $35.00 The ACME Novelty Library #19 by Chris Ware Drawn and Quarterly/ Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 80 pp., $15.95 The ACME Novelty Library #20 by Chris Ware Drawn and Quarterly/ Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 72 pp., $23.95 The ACME Novelty Library Final Report to Shareholders and Saturday Afternoon Rainy Day Fun Book by Chris…

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