Profile of Derek Davis on RTE the last day. Good bit at 15.30 when the Live at 3 audience was made up of 1916 witnesses
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Give me a misty day, pearly gray, silver, silky faced, wide-awake crescent-shaped smile
The Bao Ninh book is very good.
I see that the Generalist is also a fan of Brion Gysin and the Master Musicians of Joujouka.
Re the Masters, perhaps our own superior counter-culture guru and cranky commie Sam the Divine Man should contact him and warn him that he too is being "sold a pup."
Gysin's dreammachines are being remade at the moment.
In fact I was gazing into one in Paris a couple of months back.
Great but poor old Brion was tripping if he thought they were going to challenge the stranglehold of TV.
God Bless America
Jonny Fallon on political speak
Did a medieval monk predict the double-dip?
Maybe everyone knows about the late George Carlin (1937-2008), but if not here he is:
[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNHIETXh4Vw"]George Carlin - Dealing With Homelessness - YouTube[/ame]
[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDO6HV6xTmI"]George Carlin - Death Penalty - YouTube[/ame]
He was a funny guy to the last, "the middle east, ancient hatred and modern weapons, what could go wrong".
[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNbSmLj1084"]George Carlin On His Time In The Military - YouTube[/ame]
[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyWsFfd9pqE"]George Carlin - People are Boring - YouTube[/ame]
some interesting stuff here
gripping & inspiring
Siege of Loughrea
http://t.co/fw2ue6nhThe ‘Siege of Loughrea’, as it became known, took place in May 1906 after local businessman Martin Ward refused an eviction notice from the infamous and most notorious absentee landlord and miser, Hubert George deBurgh (Lord Clanricarde).
useful piece, very applicable to here I would think
Great photo's of 1916