Monday, May 18, 2015

Tyondai Braxton


this TImes interview is interesting.  I have listened to his music recently and like it.. but I am a percussionist and have a weakness for percussive pieces...

Laurie Anderson interview (text)

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/may/16/laurie-anderson-interview

No relation - just a fan and one glad to see her interest in Buddhism and tai chi.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Zimbardo critiqued on video games, porn and men

While I am inclined towards his thesis and am a non-participant in these activities, this article's criticisms make sense.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Monday, May 11, 2015

ephemeral sand art

Remember this super-popular KQED Arts video exploring the mesmerizing beach artwork of the Bay Area's Andres Amador Arts? It's one of the the KQED videos to receive a total of 17 nominations for the Northern California Emmy Awards across Arts, KQED Science, KQED News and KQED Education!

Posted by KQED on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

truths about drugs ( regulations, history, effects on humans)

Chasing the Scream is a real eye opener and a tremendous counter-balance to common beliefs about drug use - I cannot recommend it highly enough!  It's up there with The New Jim Crow.
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