by bill | Apr 21, 2018 | Somebody's birthday, Song of the week |
James Newell Osterberg Jr., a/k/a Iggy Pop, turns 71 today. Who would have guessed that, of these three guys,
he would be the last man standing? How does he keep on going, when by all rights he should have been dead decades ago? Must be that… lust for life.
by bill | Apr 10, 2018 | A few words from Lao Tzu (or someone like him) |
From “Seven Exemplary Fictions”:
What is life, after all, but a caravan of lifelike forgeries?
by bill | Apr 5, 2018 | A few words from Lao Tzu (or someone like him) |
From the introduction to The Left Hand of Darkness:
I talk about the gods; I am an atheist. But I am an artist too, and therefore a liar. Distrust everything I say. I am telling the truth.