Category Archives: Geographies of Death

A Dust Devil on Mars and Other Weather Closer To Home.

27-May-2005 Spirit’s Wind-Driven Traveler on Mars (Spirit Sol 486) Movie clip: GIF (6 MB) | Quick Time (1.8 MB) A dust devil spins across the surface of Gusev Crater just before noon on Mars. NASA’s Spirit rover took the series of images … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Grave

  This sounds like a theme song to a True Detective series. The singer sounds like he has seen hell and has been dragging himself back into the light over rocks and barb wire. The heavy plodding percussion emphasizes the weight … Continue reading

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Dan Deacon – When I’m Done Dying

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This is such a weirdly awe inspiring collaboration of images and music and words all from the mind of one man. I have no idea where it took me, but as I watched and listened I knew I was on … Continue reading

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Dead Man: Death, Poetry, and Music in the old west.

Jim Jarmusch’s  movie Dead Man is a blending of surreal scenes, beautifully understated acting, and the haunting music of Neil Young’s solo guitar, and it tells the story of William Blake, an accountant from Ohio, who comes to the edge of … Continue reading

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Pieces of Summer 2012: A Date Book Journal Experiment

Pieces of my date book journal experiment of last summer. June 2012 I have no idea how to write in this small space, but I am sure something will occur to me.   I talked with a man today about … Continue reading

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By the Way, We Are All Worm Food in the End. Just Sayin.

Lines Inscribed Upon a Cup Formed from a Skull by George Gordon Byron   Start not-nor deem my spirit fled: In me behold the only skull From which, unlike a living head, Whatever flows is never dull. I lived, I loved, … Continue reading

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They Will Rock Us to Sleep in Their Cold Arms and Eat Our Brains for Breakfast.

Why are there so many movies and stories about vampires and zombies in the last twenty or thirty years? As if people have lost their faith in an afterlife except for some corporeal form, but don’t want to struggle with … Continue reading

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