December 28, 2011

don't let it turn you into
that thing you hate the most



Helen Frankenthaler, Magic Carpet, 1964 [RIP]

* From Harper's January 2012:

-- Chance that a member of a U.S. corporation's compensation committee is someone the CEO considers "a friend": 1 in 3

-- Estimated number of stray dogs killed in Ukraine in preparation for the Euro 2012 soccer tournament: 27,000

-- Chances that a top brand of imported extra-virgin olive oil is not extra-virgin: 3 in 4

-- Estimated tons of debris from the Japanese earthquake headed for the West Coast of the United States: 5,000,000

-- Date by which the debris is expected to begin reaching shore: 10/1/2013

* Television live from Portland, OR, October 1978.

* "Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST..." --Frank Zappa

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