Experimental, impressionistic sub-paragraph tumblin' (think obstsalat)



‘Cause even when I dream of you
The sweetest dream will never do
I’d still miss you, babe
And I don’t wanna miss a thing
— Aerosmith, I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing

When architects get prizes, the people suffer. — John McCarthy

El Calamar

If it makes you feel it
we want it intense
we want our violence.
— Concrete Blonde, Violent



The parson, the inventor, the television presenter
The robber, the writer, the cop, the calligrapher
Studio tape-ops industrial spies
We know lots of people
The reptiles and I…
— Shriekback, The Reptiles And I

Aus dem Haufen
Dieser Stadt
Musst Du raus
Und Du wirst sehn
Du wirst Dich verändern
In all diesen Ländern
— Jeans Team, Das Zelt



Shaking in the desert, wherefore do you cry?
Here there may be rattlesnakes to punch you in the eye
Shotguns full of silver, bullets made of glass,
String barbed wire at your feet and do not let you pass
When Push Comes To Shove, you’re afraid of love
— Grateful Dead, When Push Comes To Shove

Give us strength, Oh Lord, to let our children starve. — Roland Dahl, Great Automatic Grammatizator

lunar eclipse


Flaming sunflower

What she read
All heady books
She’d sit and prophesise
— The Smiths, What She Said

Adde parvum parvo magnus acervus erit. — Ovid




It’s a long long long long way to go home
It’s a long long long long way to go home
Any which way you are tempted to go
It’s a long long long long long long long long way
Way to go home
— Grateful Dead, Way To Go Home


He’ll see by his grave
On the stone that remains
Carved next to his name
His epitaph plain:
Only a pawn in their game.
— Bob Dylan, Only A Pawn In Their Game



Si nemo ex me quaerat, scio; si quaerenti explicare velim, nescio. — Augustinus, Confessiones XI, 14


Oh, the flowers of indulgence and the weeds of yesteryear,
Like criminals, they have choked the breath of conscience and good cheer.
The sun beat down upon the steps of time to light the way
To ease the pain of idleness and the memory of decay.
— Bob Dylan, Every Grain Of Sand


Accidents happen.

There’s no time to waste
The first gets the land
Where we need to build our home
Quiet people build the hardest gold
— You Will Get Well Soon, It’s A Race For Our New Home

To the beat of my automatic heart you sing a song of life
We let it all go by on this easterday — no one
Will divide us again
— You Will Get Well Soon, Tick Tack Goes My Automatic Heart

furling planck


Max Planck

There would be a mighty clearance,
We should all be Planck’s adherents
Were it not that interference
Still defies “hν.”
— Gilbert Stead, Aitch Noo

Street Art in Lower East Side

ThoughtTopologically seen, a shoe with a hole has none and one with two holes has one.

Eternity, eternity
Honey, I love you, you love me
Let’s love each other through eternity
— Grateful Dead, Eternity


When I’m drowning in the sea, I am
When you’re looking down at me, I am
When I’m walking in the streets, I am a bullet
When I’m looking and I find, I am
When I’m purer than the sky, I am
When I’m fucking with your mind, I am a bullet
— Kidney Thieves, Black Bullet


If I could be anything
I’d be a machine gun
‘Cuz everytime I see you
I’m sorry I don’t own one
— Bang Sugar Bang, The Machine Gun Song


Tonight, my heart you are stealing
Tonight, nervous with feeling
Tonight, innocent side by side
Tonight, I’m dreaming with you
— The Dollyrots, Eat My Heart Out

Rubber love, rubber glove
Mechanical love with a latex heart
No conscience
No shame
No guilt
Play the game
— Bile, Rubber Love

luna 002


The foreign sun, it squints upon
A bed that is never mine
As friends and other strangers
From their fates try to resign
Leaving men wholly, totally free
To do anything they wish to do but die
And there are no trials inside the Gates of Eden
— Bob Dylan, Gates Of Eden

pailles 1

We’ve lived in bars
and danced on the tables
hotels trains and ships that sail
we swim with sharks
and fly with aeroplanes in the air
— Cat Power, Lived In Bars

13:43 <entropie> halteproblem klingt incontinent
80s sunset


You’re supposed to have an answer
You’re supposed to have living proof
Well do you have your answer
Do you have your answer
Well i am your answer i am living
— Cat Power, Living Proof

The Astronomy Library
ThoughtAn easy argument for why the Fisher-Yates shuffle is correct: It’s “Pick a card, any card” where the picked cards accumulate at the begin of the array.
Road to Library

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And so I wrestle with the angel
To see who’ll reap the seeds I sow
Am I the driver or the driven
Will I be damned to be forgiven
Is there anybody here but me who needs to know
— Grateful Dead, Victim Or The Crime

15:31 <shevy> ich kenn dich benny
15:31 <shevy> besser als deine frau
15:31 <benny> oh meine frau, erinner mich bloss nicht… sie ist in dem ersten emacs vs. vi war gestorben.

Picasso Moon, fractal flame
Blazing lace filling every frame
Picasso Moon, wheels within wheels
What’s true when everything’s real?
— Grateful Dead, Picasso Moon


My chance
In the middle of the stadium in Paris, France
Can I finally tell you
Can I finally tell you
To be my man
April in Paris, can I see you
Can you please be my man
— Cat Power, Song To Bobby

Violet Marshmallow

ThoughtBy just using your brain a little, you become a so much better person.

I feel like tonight I’m goin’ ride, ride
And if you feel you goin’ die, die
Now baby, baby, baby what the deal
Respect my mind I’m just telling you how I feel
— Cat Power, I Feel


sitting in the car

Cause the moon is not only beautiful
It is so far away
The moon is not only ice cold
It is here to stay
— Cat Power, The Moon

Half of it is innocent
the other half is wise
the whole damn thing makes no sense
I wish I could tell you a lie
hey, come here
let me whisper in your ear
— Cat Power, Hate




Don’t you hear my call though you’re many years away?
Don’t you hear me calling you?
Write your letters in the sand
For the day I take your hand
In the land that our grandchildren knew
— Queen, ‘39

ThoughtIf Safari crashed so hard it lost track of the last session, restore ~/Library/Safari/LastSession.plist from Time Machine.

The new machines are calling you
to become one of them
A lifetime of circles
A lifetime of squares
Pushing, but never too far
— Switchkicker, New Machine

the AIPAD photography show new york


Let me into the rage, inside your mind,
The fire burning in your eyes, terrifies
But I can’t look away from the light, if I do
I think I’ll go blind
I just want to cool your power
— Pain Teens, Cool Your Power

by 7.3

And all you are is all you are…
I’m so sorry (for you) I’m sorry…
So all hail the new flesh,
because it suits me fine…
— Strapping Young Lad, All Hail The New Flesh

fading light



You’re a ghost on the highway
And I’ll love you forever
Ghost on the highway
And I’ll love you forever
Forever and ever
— Mazzy Star, Ghost Highway

And we will all go together when we go
Ev’ry Hottentot and ev’ry Eskimo
When the air becomes uranious, we will all go simultaneous
Yes we all will go together, when we all go together
Yes, we all will go together when we go
— Tom Lehrer, We Will All Go Together When We Go

For Richard



Or if I just wake up
at four a.m.,
head towards the shore
with my blanket in my
hand again?
— Midnight Movies, Tide And Sun

ThoughtNeukirchen’s fundamental law of a relativistic theory on the meaning of life: The sum of the meaning of all entities in a closed system is constantly zero.
18:29 <jacen_> junge matrizen hart transformiert - das hörbuch
18:29 <chris2> :D
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Because Im still in love with you
I want to see you dance again
Because Im still in love with you
On this harvest moon.
— Neil Young, Harvest Moon


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If I was an eagle I’d dress like a duck
Crawl like a lizard and honk like a truck
If I get a notion I’ll climb this tree
or chop it down and you can’t stop me
Chop it down and you can’t stop me
— Grateful Dead, Liberty

I hold your hand till the bleeding stops I
hold your hand till you fall apart
And you dream your endless dream
— Get Well Soon, Your Endless Dream



Stonehenge and Sky

Some come to laugh their past away
Some come to make it just one more day
Whichever way your pleasure tends
if you plant ice you’re gonna harvest wind
— Grateful Dead, Franklin’s Tower

18:32 <eTM> ich liebe alle menschen
18:32 <eTM> sag ich jetzt mal so
18:33 <eTM> und ich hab eine eher eingeschränkte definition für "menschen"
Sunset 208

Brown eyed women and red grenadine
the bottle was dusty but the liquor was clean
Sound of the thunder with the rain pouring down
and it looks like the old man’s getting on
— Grateful Dead, Brown-Eyed Women


Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won’t come again
And don’t speak too soon
For the wheel’s still in spin
And there’s no tellin’ who
That it’s namin’.
For the loser now
Will be later to win
For the times they are a-changin’.
— Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changin

the flame

But it ain’t me, babe,
No, no, no, it ain’t me, babe,
It ain’t me you’re lookin’ for, babe.
— Bob Dylan, It Ain’t Me Babe

ThoughtDear LazyWeb, give me a nice OS X application where I can connect events (“On wakeup”, “Every hour”) to programs automatically or manually by pushing a button (and show when they ran last). I know about cron and at, but a simple GUI would be so neat.



Now, you take your file and you bend my head
I never can remember anything that you said
You promised to love me, but what do I know
You’re always spillin’ juice on me like you got someplace to go
Odds and ends, odds and ends
Lost time is not found again
— Bob Dylan, Odds And Ends


Ain’t no reason to go in a wagon to town,
Ain’t no reason to go to the fair.
Ain’t no reason to go up, ain’t no reason to go down,
Ain’t no reason to go anywhere.
— Bob Dylan, Time Passes Slowly


ala rossa...

to me
— Grateful Dead, Attics Of My Life

Wake now, discover that you
are the song that the morning brings
but the heart has its seasons
its evenings and songs of its own
— Grateful Dead, Eyes Of The World



But I’m here by the road,
Bound to the load
That I picked up in ten thousand cafes and bars.
Alone with the rush of the drivers who won’t pick me up,
The highway, the moon, the clouds, and the stars.
— Grateful Dead, Black-Throated Wind

Don’t say anything unless you’re fairly sure of it. If you’re not omniscient, you just don’t end up saying much. — Paul Graham on Robert Morris, Heroes

Borg-like Structures



Quick beats in an icy heart.
catch-colt draws a coffin cart.
There he goes now, here she starts:
Hear her cry.
Flight of the seabirds, scattered like lost words
Wheel to the storm and fly.
— Grateful Dead, Cassidy

Day 86

Pretty lady ain’t
got no friend
till the Candyman
come round again
— Grateful Dead, Candyman


Abraham and Isaac
Digging on a well
Mama come quick
with the water witch spell
Cool clear water
where you can’t never tell
— Grateful Dead, Greatest Story Ever Told


He ripped the beast till he killed him dead.
The bees made honey in the lions head.
— Grateful Dead, Samson And Delilah



Tennessee, Tennessee
There ain’t no place I’d rather be
Baby won’t you carry me
Back to Tennessee
— Grateful Dead, Tennessee Jed


There is a road, no simple highway
Between the dawn and the dark of night
And if you go no one may follow
That path is for your steps alone
— Grateful Dead, Ripple



Been walking all morning
Went walking all night
I can’t see much difference between the dark and the light
And I feel the wind
And I taste the rain
Never in my mind
to cause so much pain
— Grateful Dead, Comes A Time

millie's - OMG

Almost aflame still you don’t feel the heat
Takes all you got just to stay on the beat
You say it’s a living, we all gotta eat
but you’re here alone there’s no one to compete
If mercy’s in business I wish it for you
More than just ashes when your dreams come true
— Grateful Dead, Fire On The Mountain


And so I wrestle with the angel
To see who’ll reap the seeds I sow
Am I the driver or the driven
Will I be damned to be forgiven
Is there anybody here but me who needs to know
— Grateful Dead, Victim Or The Crime

Arabesque (Modular Origami)
17:14 <penpen> Ich kenne einen, der unterschreibt häufiger mal mit A. R. Schlecker
Polyhedra Kit Dodecahedron (Modular Origami)

Ship of fools on a cruel sea, ship of fools sail away from me.
It was later than I thought when I first believed you,
Now I cannot share your laughter, ship of fools.
— Grateful Dead, Ship Of Fools