05 November 2010

where'd it go?

surprise part II: here i am, originally uploaded by McBeth.

You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.

-- Robin Williams

04 November 2010

four parts

four shots, originally uploaded by McBeth.

BRANDY, n. A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody murder, one part death-hell-and-the- grave and four parts clarified Satan. Dose, a headful all the time. Brandy is said by Dr. Johnson to be the drink of heroes. Only a hero will venture to drink it.

-- Ambrose Bierce

31 October 2010

spectral evidence

holy wisdom monastary, originally uploaded by McBeth.

We live under continual threat of two equally fearful, but seemingly opposed, destinies: unremitting banality and inconceivable terror. It is fantasy, served out in large rations by the popular arts, which allows most people to cope with these twin specters.

-- Susan Sontag

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