When you start looking in a cursory manner for Marley, it is (perhaps not) amazing how many long tracks you can find. Apparently he was different from other musicians because he was from the country. He therefore knew about time and nature, it is said. Axé.
While this was happening at home, I was teaching summer school elsewhere, as I have also done this year. See 1:04: “No more internal struggles.” Axé.
Voici de la musique, pour le weekend. We have Harry Belafonte’s accent in Louisiana, among others. All of them never cease to amaze me. “What you doing hyah gyal? Yo good man he didna change dat erl fo yeh?” Mais non, cher. Yé pas bonhomme à moin. Ya vamos para el quinto acento. Notice how … More Harry Belafonte
“Provincial authoritarian patriarchy” is the phrase someone came up with, very good. And an NEH group with a lot of Southern experience has advice for young faculty: if you are serious about your work, never take a job in the South because that is tantamount to giving your work up: you will have to live … More Most accurate description of Maringouin so far
What I am about to quote is just from Wikipedia and I realize it has been flagged as biased, but the studies it quotes are studies. The drug war is surely an excuse to fund the defense industry and justify militarization, and I am convinced that in practice it is also a war over the … More On the drug war
If you… + have an uncongenial or hostile work environment + lack the materials and conditions needed to do the work you are ostensibly to do + are poorly enough paid that considerable time and energy is spent figuring out how to cover routine expenses, or which not to cover + have an unstimulating or … More An exercise in naming
La realidad que vive en el fondo de un beso dormido, donde las mariposas no se atreven a volar por no mover el aire tan quieto como el amor. Esa feliz transparencia donde respirar no es sentir un cristal en la boca, no es respirar un bloque que no participa, no es mover el pecho … More Después de la muerte