When you were young you were so beautiful. What happened? Did you change or did I? When did you become this thing? This keepsake? This memento that only clutters my life but which I cannot yet bare to throw away? It’s hard to talk to you, hard to read your words - just- no easy way to express how I don’t care… About your kids or your house, about your spirituality or your...
Purveyors Of The Arcane
We can show you how it works, for a price.
johnharrigan: It has been an incredible year, filled with heartache, joy and love. Thank you to every audience member, artist, collaborator and friend who has continued to support my words and art with FoolishPeople and Weaponized. 2012 will be like nothing we’ve ever experienced. Stay safe and well over the holidays. Signing off for 2011. See you on the other side. Some of the...
I find religion to be very much the spiritual equivalent to fascism. And by that...– Alan Moore (from the book Mythmakers & Lawbreakers Anarchist Writers On Fiction)
Banks Financing Mexico Gangs Admitted in Wells... →
I continue to be amazed at the number of people who say, without a hint of irony, that while anarchy sounds good, in reality it would end up with a bunch of violent thugs running the world. Anarchy is social order folks. Everything you know? The world you’ve called home since birth? That’s social disorder propped up by violent thugs.
Weaponized: Cirxus - Directors Notes →
choronzon333: Directors Notes - Cirxus - February 2009 Cirxus explores the re-emergence of radical consciousness in humanity and the destructive nature of it’s psychology over time, by examining the emotionally irradiated human mind through the looking glass of human superstition, theatric arcana and the…
William Faulkner Goes Online, 50 Years Later →
n the late 1950s, English students at the University of Virginia got the opportunity that most American literature scholars would kill for — to speak with William Faulkner. Faulkner spent two years as the writer-in-residence at UVA, where he gave lectures and readings and took questions from students. The lectures were recorded on reel-to-reel tapes, which have now been digitized and...
I Am A Bullet Called Kairos, My Mother Was A Gun
Z put the barrel to his head and pulled the trigger. The shot cut through the silent promise of a perfect day. I took my eyes off Jennifer just long enough to look out over the field of rioting weeds. There was no way I could have seen it but somehow I did; dead eyes and wordless apologies reflected in his blood. What came next was a week that tasted like salt; Friends trying not to drown each...
Toronto G20 Debate →
Watch thisvideo. “That shouldn’t stop us from realizing that we’re winning the war, even though we lose the street battles. Without militant protests, every summit meeting would be a self-congratulatory public relations spectacle for the ruling class, a carefully scripted celebration of the wonderful job the neoliberals are doing running the world. Instead, because of us,...
Attack The Roots - Jail Solidarity →
The other thing about Toronto is that I know much of it is heartbreaking but you should also be hopeful, because everyday there are more and more people willing to take a stand against those horrors, and while not everyone is in a position to join them in the streets there are things you can do to help. Things like prisoner support but also things as simple as speaking about these issues....
Breakthrough: The first functional, vat-grown... →
“In a first for medical science, rats were able to breathe and oxygenate their blood using lungs that had been grown in the lab. This a major step toward being able to grow replacement organs.”
Weaponized Art 4.0 - Cicatrix
johnharrigan: Weaponized Art 4.0 - Cicatrix - 4/7/10 @ INdependence. spaceengineering.org
Police Violence Is Business As Usual
Those of you rightly incensed by the behavior of the police in Toronto should consider watching these two documentaries: Breaking The Spell and The Miami Model These should give you a sense of perspective and help you to analyze the context of this kind of police violence. It is this kind of violence and not “The Invisible Hand Of The Market” that props up capitalism. “If...
Survival of the Tattooed and Pierced? →
Body art may be evidence of high-quality genes in men.
Weaponized To Publish 'Harmony Hill' →
I’m pleased to announce that Weaponized will be publishing my book, ‘Harmony Hill’ later this year.
Infographic: Tallest Mountain to Deepest Ocean... →
This thing is pretty amazing. The depth to which the Deepwater Horizon Oil rig drilled is included. The visual representation of just how deep they drilled is boggling.
Courtesy of the way back machine an old essay (from 2008) I thought was lost to time: Push. Click. Push. Click Each push harder than the last. The time between clicks diminishes to a steady rat-a-tat-tat. Then. Slap! One leg stomps while the second presses up against the board. Hips swivel in mid air just before the board comes down hard and fast on the black iron railing. No thoughts enter...
They say “Are you telling me that I’m not my own man? I’ll...– Michael Parenti
VTI: Are You At Risk?
VTI, or visually transmitted infection, is a weaponized version of information transfer developed by the group calling itself Cell 144. Through both specifically designed images and engineered text Cell 144 have been introducing an organism into the populace. Each day this infection spreads more widely as the organism better learns to mimic memetic propagation. The organism is described by Cell...
There’s a lot of food for thought here. I’m especially intrigued by his notion of the mystical experience as one kind of peak of human well being. Certainly I think the creative process is of the same qualitative realm as mystic experience. Further I think the arts are one of the best places to explore ethical dilemmas. Certain strains of moral relativism hold sway in many of the...
Snake populations plummet →
What is the eschaton and why does it need... →
A solid read on the moral imperative of this catch phrase.