Monday, December 28, 2009

Lost Hexagrams of the I Ching

Hexagram number negative - Backwards Day

painting yourself into corners is declared the new way forward. enemies are the new friends. fish practice walking backwards and shop for bicycles

the superior man discovers no innovations in maps and continues reading. good fortune

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Lost Hexagrams of the I Ching

hexagram number irrational - Monstrosities

hamsters get married to rats. a law is published declaring food to be shit. armies follow the battle plan of their opponents and attack themselves

the superior man keeps his friends and his goals the same, and contemplates large pictures

good fortune

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Important Medical Information

the next version of the DSM will include a description of stupid personality disorder:

Stupid Personality Disorder (SPD) is a personality disorder defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the diagnostic classification system used in the United States, as “a pervasive pattern of idiocy, a marked susceptibility to ridiculous theories and meaningless slogans, need to issue fascist diktat, and a lack of information gathering ability [1], beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts, as indicated by five (or more) of the following:

1. Lack of ability to gather, digest, and understand easily available information.
2. Intense attachment to pet theories, and a obsessive preoccupation with them.
3. Rejection of any facts that contradict these pet theories, accompanied by intense anger, and denigration of the person bringing these facts to their attention.
4. Marked susceptibility to conspiracy theories, random bullshit dressed up with ten dollar words, and melodramatic but impotent threats.
5. Addiction to issuing orders in Command Voice.
6. Poore speling and CAPITAL LETTERS
7. Inability to admit that perhaps one might be mistaken in some small detail.
8. Black and white thinking, perfectionism, inability to put themselves in other people’s shoes.
9. Narcissistic personality disorder

Lost Hexagrams of the I Ching

hexagram number square root of my homework - Loud Fish

pigs and fishes declare the best way to get to vegas is to drive the chevy over the cliff. somehow, it forgets to fly. they blame the sandwiches, so nobody gets any lunch. fish.

the superior man picks up the discarded sandwiches and speaks in riddles. good fortune.

irrational number in the second place - the chevy stays on the highway. fish food is dispensed but the fishes argue with it. good fortune.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Don't Be Like That!

A cute little tune from the twenties that i first heard from baby rose marie in the vaudeville documentary. first off is a once famous songstress that i heard about from phila - annette hanshaw was attrative, intelligent and stylish:

here a version by harry reser's syncopaters has a lot of fun graphics from the twenties and teens, that get more and more sexy and stylish as the video goes on...

and here's baby rose marie

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Lost Hexagrams of the I Ching

hexagram minus 42 - Stupidity and Craziness

chickens bark and dogs lie down in their own shit

the superior man looks up bix biederbeck videos on youtube and plays with his cats

good fortune