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ArtLung posts tagged with “musings”


  • On Prog Rock

    Inspired by the little article “The Whitest Music Ever (Prog rock was audacious, innovative—and awful)” I wrote this: Datapoints: King Crimson can be furiously awesome. I saw them on the Thrak tour (I can’t remember if that was at the Wiltern) and I totally get it. Robert Fripp is terrific when tempered by other artists…


  • The Robots Collection of ArtLung

    The Robots Collection of ArtLung by Joe Crawford (artlung) Frippery is the right of anyone. I’d say something like “I can’t afford a little sportscar so I collect robots” but I think even if I could afford a sportscar what I’d probably do is collect more expensive (as opposed to these cheap) robots. Actually I…


  • Sprawling Month

    February is over, and here we are in March. Time is absolutely flying by in my life, almost completely for the best. So what’s happening in my life? Taxes. The enormous tens-of-thousands of IRS debt that Leah and I have been shouldering since 2008 is now low enough that we can see the light at…


  • Aged.

    In 2010, I turned 40. I look in the mirror at the side of my head sometimes. I see enough silver that I’m reminded of Reed Richards. In 2010 I got an e-card that made me laugh enough I kept it around. I was scarcely blogging then though. So, here it is now. It cracks…