Man has the right to be the servant of a master that attends to him: that is the miserable substance of the great Enlightenment notion of the natural human right.
Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot 1953
David Graeber on "democracy" from Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology
The ruling elites should occasionally consult with "the public"—in carefully staged contests, replete with rather meaningless jousts and tournaments—to reestablish their right to go on making their decisions for them.
Keaton and Chaplin in Limelight, 1952
Happy bricks, Japan
Imre Kepes The big bad wolves
Person 1: welcome home. Did you have a good day looking at screens at work?
Person 2: yes, my screens were good. How were your screens?
Person 1: they were less good, so I'd like to watch something on the big screen in our house.
Person 2: okay, but I might use my small screen while we watch.
Battle of Orgreave, UK miners' strike 1984-85
Vroom by Pierre Charpin, 1997
Screamin' Jay Hawkins in Jim Jarmusch's Mystery Train 1989
Big Bill Broonzy with Studs Terkel
Live at WFMT Studios, Chicago, IL
July 22, 1953
01 Cryin’ Joe Turner
02 Plowhand Blues
03 CC Rider Blues
04 Makin’ My Get Away
05 Stand Your Test and Judgement
06 Willie Mae
07 The Little Crawfish
08 Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad
09 John Henry
10 Glory of Love Outro
Niclas Hoflin Hunter Desk table lamp.
Svend Aage Skougaard Larsen from Køge as a boy.
Herbert Ponting lecture on Japan 16th of October, 1911 on the Terra Nova Expedition of 1910-13.
Apsley Cherry-Garrard from The Worst Journey in the World, 1922. A memoir of the Terra Nova Expedition of 1910-13.
The mind of a horse is a very limited concern, relying almost entirely upon memory. He rivals our politicians in that he has little real intellect. Consequently, when the pony was faced with conditions different from those to which he was accustomed, he showed but little adaptability.