Monday, April 6, 2009

Number One.

Resistance has delayed my arrival into this universe, the blogosphere. But I came across a quote of Kurt Vonnegut's and caved: "I think that novels that leave out technology misrepresent life as badly as Victorians misrepresented life by leaving out sex. " This blog claims little novelistic resemblance; Vonnegut's quote is simply one that brought about a personal microscopic epiphany. To ignore the existence and accessibility of the net is to refuse a now vital part of our modern culture.
Originally I thought I'd call this experiment Vonnegut Peripherals, in a nod to Mr. V's cosmic other-worldliness. Here, another of his quotes: "I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center." I hope this too will exist on a plane outside of the mainstream, regardless of its address. As he loved outlines, so too do I. Here, among the ever evolving variables are some constants I hope to rediscover:

  • found art [and hidden masterpieces]

  • poetry, stories, obscurities

  • ironies

  • etc., i.e., ...

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