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June 21, 2016

Gray Cat observes a sudden summer rainstorm

YouTube caption: "Comfortably dry, she surveys my southern perimeter earlier today. Neither rain nor snow nor sleet nor hail keeps her from her primary mission. Her motto: "On guard for me [joe]."

June 21, 2016 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2)

"Things Come Apart" — Appliances Laid Bare

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From BoingBoing:

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Todd McClellan's 

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book

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"Things Come Apart: A Teardown Manual for Modern Living,

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features photos

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of disassembled

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daily items,

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retro to modern,

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with the parts

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arranged in jumbled heaps

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as well as

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neatly

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into rectangles.

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Somewhere,

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Robert Rauschenberg

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is smiling.

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The book costs 

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$20.23.

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Haven't you already wasted enough 

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of your employer's time here?

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No?

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For you, a video of the deconstruction process.

I don't know why but it really amuses me that only those who actually have wasted and continue to waste their highly-paid time reading this far get to see the movie.

There is some justice, however little, in life.

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But I digress.

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Those of an intense deconstructive bent but without the skilz of the author could carefully remove selected pages from the book and use them as wall art.

June 21, 2016 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (5)

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