Harold Pinter shares some of his memories of Samuel Beckett and performs the last of ‘The Unnamable.’ Originally broadcast 8 February 1990.Read more "Harold Pinter on Samuel Beckett"
Dir: Alan Schneider, with Buster Keaton – Also Known as Samuel Beckett’s Film. A twenty-minute, almost totally silent film (no dialogue or music, one ‘shhh!’) in which Buster Keaton attempts to evade observation by an all-seeing eye. But, as the film is based around Bishop Berkeley’s principle ‘esse est percipi’ (to be is to be […]Read more "Samuel Beckett – Film (1965)"
Kevin Cann’s Any Day Now is a visual chronology of the early life and career of David Bowie, from his birth in London in 1947 to his departure from the UK in 1974. With a wealth of information, rare photographs and memorabilia, it also includes the most concise listing of Bowie performances ever published Any […]Read more "Any Day Now: David Bowie – in pictures"
Designers and design historians told me over the years that they had heard about the existence of a Nazi graphics standards manual. No one could say they actually saw it, but they knew of someone who had. So it grew into something of a Big Foot or Loch Ness Monster tale, until one day I […]Read more "Nazi graphics standards manual"
William S. Burroughs: A Man Within is a feature-length independent documentary by Chicago Director Yony Leyser, in collaboration with BulletProof Film, Inc. The film features never before seen footage of William S. Burroughs, as well as exclusive interviews with his closest friends and colleagues including John Waters, Genesis P-Orridge, Laurie Anderson, Peter Weller, David Cronenberg, […]Read more "William S. Burroughs: A Man Within"
By Wendell Berry Love the quick profit, the annual raise, vacation with pay. Want more of everything ready-made. Be afraid to know your neighbors and to die. And you will have a window in your head. Not even your future will be a mystery any more. Your mind will be punched in a card and […]Read more "Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front"