The following is a series of weird â€˜Craigslist, inc.â€™ advertisements from San Diego listings. My goal was to write a poem on each ad, that reflects the gist of the advertisement.Â I employed the following constraints in the composition of these pieces: 1) I only use words directly from the ad, spelled as they are […]
Something about RWS-SBTeacher. Writer. Techie. Surfer.
Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries especially, narratives of human progress have been increasingly presented in terms of acceleration in a phenomenon testifying to what can be termed â€œthe ecstasy of speed.â€ In considering, unpacking, and interrogating such ecstasy, we investigate the ways in which individuals and cultures seek to rush towards the beyond of present realities.
He asked how to get his boxes to Boston
and his bags to San Anton
I told him some things
are too heavy to travel,
and my home is a desert thunderstorm
The question of â€œpublic memoryâ€ is immediately troubled by a paradox, for strictly speaking, â€œmemoryâ€ is a private affair. What each of us understands by the trope of â€œmemoryâ€ is based on observations of our own psychological workings. These alone seem to me complex enough, as anyone might attest who has attempted to think, write, or speak about his or her own memories.
On 26 January 2007, Today on NBC aired a segment as part of its series on â€œTodayâ€™s Womanâ€ entitled â€œCocktail Playdates for Moms.â€ The segment was ostensibly intended to provide a neutral report on what it identified as a growing trend: mothers who enjoyed a glass of wine or beer together while their children played.
My research was conducted at the Institute Archives of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena where I examined the original documents of E. S. Gosney and the Human Betterment Foundation, and the Historical Files on Biology Division. Caltech is the holder of Gosneyâ€™s effects since, as founder of the Human Betterment Foundation, he had its real estate holdings transferred to the universityâ€™s biology department in 1942, making Caltech an endowment worth more than $470,000. T
The current administrationâ€™s tenure has been plagued by accusations of unpreparedness and incompetence in a range of situations; 9/11, Katrina, and Iraq being the most obvious. The media has provided ample opportunity for victims of these crises to condemn the government and for representatives of the government (or their supporters) to respond.