DavidByrne.com – Art – Guitar Pedals. Very cool stuff. Link courtesy of Fred Mangan. Interactive Guitar Pedal Art Installation — by David Byrne from Todo Mundo on Vimeo.
Noel Bancredi’s Kudos and Brickbats
Noel Bancredi here, and I’m quite chuffed to present my inaugural contribution to Black Sunshine Media and the debut of my on-going feature, Noel Bancredi’s Kudos and Brickbats, which as the title may suggest, might as well be called Noel Bancredi’s A Pat on the Back or a Punch in the Balls – were it not […]
Rock at 44 « Black Sunshine Media. The long-awaited second act of “Rock at 34 vs. Rock at 44.”
Maybe this guy can help. Those of you who have perused The Pure Genius or Completely Retarded Slideshow will be familiar with the concept: some things just don’t translate very well. Attempts to meet standards of cross-cultural communication often result in vaguely amusing to downright offensive messages. Not so with today’s happy accident. Now if […]
David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) “The really important kind of freedom involves attention and awareness and discipline, and being truly able to care about other people and to sacrifice for them over and over in myriad petty, unsexy ways every day. That is real freedom. That is being educated, and […]
Flying High (Again). An excerpt from Christian Adams’ forthcoming book, A Musical Education (BSM-12003). “Flying High (Again)” is an uncommon story combining the author’s love for Ozzy Osbourne, travel, and what happens when you get caught trying to board a plane with a small but risky amount of controlled substances. The opposite of a cautionary […]
Only In Taiwan, Episode 1. The debut episode of Christian Adams’ on-going photo-essay series and a singular perspective on Taiwan’s so-called “low crime rate.” Sorry, the photo here is standard bait-and-switch. The essay does not discuss betel nut or beauties.
It Was Twenty Years Ago Today, More or Less: Unfortunate Essay No. 1 « Black Sunshine Media. The second installment in Christian Adams’ White Devil Black Sunshine Archive. Misfortune plus time equals comedy, especially when the misfortune is self-inflicted.
Incoming: New Media
Check out the newest arrivals-slash-additions to the pages of BSM: Timogan’s Putting Taiwan on the Map, an interactive photo-essay for the topographically inclined. Christian Adams’ essay, Rock at 34. The everything you need to know about Henry Miller Sextet page.
My extended visit to Taipei City Hospital Renai Branch in Taiwan, was the result of an “atypical infection of unknown origin,” and mercifully ended today (08/20/12), after six long days and five nights. Though the illness was never life-threatening, it continues to perplex the doctors, and this ordeal is far from over, albeit on an […]