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11 Favorites from 2021

More than most years, in 2021 I found myself quoting Laurie Anderson an awful lot. Probably that was because of the six lectures she presented virtually over the course of the year, courtesy Harvard’s Mahindra Humanities Center; they’re all available via YouTube now and I … Continue reading

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3 things about Laurie Anderson’s HEART OF A DOG

Heart of a Dog [2015] 1. Painting with static electricity. 2. Mother meditation. 3. To feel sad without being sad. 3 other things.

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3 things about Laurie Anderson’s HEART OF A DOG

Heart of a Dog [2015] 1. Doggie clogs. 2. Wittgenstein: “I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.” 3. Upside down shoreline. 3 other things.

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3 things about Laurie Anderson’s HEART OF A DOG

Heart of a Dog [2015] 1. Lolabelle records a Christmas record. 2. Kierkegaard: “Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.” 3. Rotisseries. The smell of medicines and burnt flesh. Empty beds in the morning that … Continue reading

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9/11.

My own memories of 9/11 are (blessedly, considering what’s come later) self-contained. Working a full day at the coffeehouse, not wanting/wanting to be there, spending a few hours at home glued to the TV, then going to a Laurie Anderson … Continue reading

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