Wednesday, July 1, 2009

------->After the launch party

Just come to terms with it now: the Boomers are never going to fucking retire.


Accept that. It's a fact.

So long as they're alive, they'll keep going to work, making winter crocs, signing Britney Spears to record deals, putting David Caruso on teevee and generally screwing everything up.

And now, some of them are attempting to download their groovy consciousnesses into computers, or shoot up needles-full o' nano-nurse-blood-bots so they can keep screwing things up indefinitely.

That's just what they do.

It's the rest of us who must deal with the economic realities of boomer cluelessness. I mean, except for you boomers who read my blog, Mom, you guys are totally different. (Call me. $0$--new shoes...)

In Art, the reality is this:

it's become damn hard to make a living as an artist, or even to make enough money to support an "art habit."

To The Industry, art isn't "Art" unless it fattens the "retirement" funds Boomers emptied putting their unemployed children through grad school for their 5 or 6 PhDs.

Which means "artists" must make ever dumber consumer chochkies designed to make an ever dumber-ifying populace feel good about themselves.

So if you want to make art and still manage to eat, you've got two choices:

1. ------->Get comfortable writing limericks for Hallmark cards featuring dogs playing pool.


B. ------->Find your own damn way.

That's what this blog is dedicated to:

Crocs, childish photoshops and artists finding their own damn way.

And to those rare souls who manage to take The Industry by it's strings and play it like a 7 dollar banjo.


Here's a preview of what's to come:

Gods of rock n' roll mayhem, who've mixed noise music, noise art, noise content, crossed media borders and burned down boundaries to make a direct connection to audience....

A writer who has mixed genres and forms to become a legend, and made "the bigs" irrelevant in the process.

An artist who has become a one man revolution by reclaiming city as canvass.

And of course, MORE MORE MORE MORE MORE MORE MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If you're an artist looking for a way out or an art-lover looking for a window in, stay tuned.

------------------------------------------------------------->This is for you.


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