Daily Archives: November 28, 2007

Wow, this guy Shepard Fairey is shameless

“Most well known for his ‘Obey Giant’ street posters, Shepard Fairey has carefully nurtured a reputation as a heroic guerilla street artist waging a one man campaign against the corporate powers-that-be. Infantile posturing aside, Fairey’s art is problematic for another, … Continue reading

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That light is not a frieght train

“Maria Ortiz’s civic awakening began when her husband fired a pistol into their front yard to ward off a gang member who had insulted him. “Jose Ortiz hailed from a mountain village in Durango, Mexico, where residents were sometimes forced … Continue reading

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I like to think I’m smart enough to understand Harper’s Weekly

But maybe not. “Citing Schrodinger’s cat, cosmologists speculated that humans’ observation of dark matter, beginning in 1998, might bring about the premature destruction of the universe.” Harpers Weekly, November 27, 2007 “One can even set up quite ridiculous cases. A … Continue reading

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