McQueen at the Met: MIND SUFFICIENTLY BLOWN
My last full day in New York, I was lucky enough to make it to the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Met (lots of great photos here). And, um. Wow. On the left, the corset is made out of microscope slides. On the right, the dress is made of razor clam shells. It’s the kind of thing, like love, that makes someone who values words perhaps more highly than anything else, like me, feel...
I went to sleep and dreamt of tidal waves. When I woke, the world was washed...– ZAZEN by Vanessa Veselka
From "Unpacking My Library" by Geoff Dyer
“Whatever may happen to me, even if I end up, as I almost certainly will, decrepit, impoverished, lonely, and celibate (you see, it WAS a good idea to hang on to that copy of VOX!) this library—that is, the part of my being of which it is the external manifestation—will grant me a kind of immunity. I think of people living on the street, couples with children, families, and I...