Crazy little thing called book (and movies, and music, and...)
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A book produced by typesetting may look very similar to one generated by a computerized program, but the technological processes involved in this transformation are not neutral. Different technologies of text production suggest different models of signification; changes in signification are linked with shifts in consumption; shifting patterns of consumption initiate new experiences of embodiment; and embodied experience interacts with codes of representation to generate new kinds of textual worlds. In fact, each category-production, signification, consumption, bodily experience, and representation-is in constant feedback and feedforward loops with the others. By
  • N. Katherine Hayles. How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1999, 28.

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Morrissey reads.

Special thinks to jesciexvx

Remember, that reader’s wanted link under the title is the brand spankin’ new submission button. Submission: it’s not just an underrated second tier Sex Pistols track anymore! Keep the readers coming.


Morrissey joined his friend Howard Devoto and his band Luxuria on stage on 13 March 1988 at the Town & Country and read from “Within A Budding Grove”, the second volume of the Proust series “In Search Of Lost Time” (“À la recherche du temps perdu”). His bit lasted slightly less than a minute and preceded the band’s performance of their song “Mlle”.

Those few steps from the landing to Albertine’s door, those few steps which no one now could prevent my taking, I took with delight, with prudence, as though plunged into a new and strange element, as if in going forward I had been gently displacing the liquid stream of happiness, and at the same time with a strange feeling of absolute power, and of entering at length into an inheritance which had belonged to me from all time. Marcel Proust - A L’Ombre des Jeunes Filles en Fleurs

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when i saw and heard chaoscontrolled123's wonderful post about the 600 years old butt song from hell i just knew that i had to bring the piece to life

i present to you, the butt song from hell, with lyrics, so you can even sing along if you want:

butt song from hell

this is the butt song from hell

we sing from our asses while burning in purgatory

the butt song from hell

the butt song from hell


  • Track: The Music Written on This Dude's Butt [Choral Arrangement]
  • Artist: Hieronymus Bosch
  • Album: Garden of Earthly Delights
  • Plays: 432539