Monthly Archives: November 2012

New Experiments, Visual and Audio

2012 S. Calhoun Birds of a Feather (ARK) 1’x1′ proof for giclee [audio:http://squareone-learning.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/wunderbare-Momente.mp3] wunderbare Momente from forthcoming (in January) Kamelmauz EP, Rainbringer (This piece was created on an iPad using Gestrument a generative sampler, and, Loopy, a sample player.) See latest … Continue reading

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A Knotty Issue of Development

If you were asked, ‘How do you reduce prejudice, prejudicial behavior, bias?’ how would you respond? Just the other day I was asked this same question by a good friend who has been charged with teaching college sophomores something useful … Continue reading

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Teaching Cartoon: Now You See It

…now you don’t.

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A Batesonian sign

Also, for me, understanding this is the prime first order insight. What system is my being/doing mostly being-doing in? Consequence: the traffic is me; the traffic ‘over there’ is an extension of me, etc. The bike won’t free you! The … Continue reading

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My Naive Art: Grid Study, Observer No. 7 (ARK)

Early version. 2012 S.Calhoun; proofed now for 2′ square and giclée. I like this one very much. Grid Study 2012 S.Calhoun; not having much time to mess around with my naive art, nevertheless I have been hoarding “ARK,” Appropriated Random … Continue reading

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All Time Best Fortune Cookie

Received this at Hunan On Coventry as the capper to dinner on Saturday. This is, without a doubt, the best fortune-in-a-cookie I’ve ever been gifted with, but, I do not remember any of the competition. I suppose it would be … Continue reading

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CIA Goes Social

I much prefer the international party / creep show by design that is Google Plus (G+) over both The Facebook and The Twitter. Alas, hardly anyone I know shares this view as of the end of 2012.

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Now Returning to Our Irregularly Scheduled Programming

Kizzy. Looking over the wash of posts oriented to the recently past political season, and the interjections of Freeplay Softball reports and a few postings of my art, I see right away the points of emphasis will soon be shifting. … Continue reading

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Lady’s Time, and the New Majority

I missed this during the election. I’ve been enjoying the post election de-brief and schadenfreude. Actually, I doubt I will ever see the mention of schadenfreude pile up as it has in this post-election season. TinyMitt! Did he really flip … Continue reading

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Freeplay Oddities

A lot of weird stuff happens in the Freeplay Pick-up Softball League/Universe. It’s the nature of this game; meaning our ongoing experimental game (every Sunday at 10am, Forest Hills Park, Cleveland Heights, Field #8.) One of the oddest things transpired … Continue reading

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The Perfect Candidate

The baptistry in the new Mormon Temple in Nauvoo, Ill., features 12 oxen representing the 12 tribes of Israel. Many losing candidates became elder statesmen of their parties. What lessons will Romney have to teach his party? The art of … Continue reading

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Election Result

Obama Blue Vote Skew Obama for America’s model squished Bain’s model–so to speak. As it turned out, the technology of the Romney GOTA scored a fail well-matched to Romney’s own badly executed campaign.

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The fact-checkers handed Romney his butt.

But then came Colorado for the president and Florida also was looking tougher than anyone had imagined. “We just felt, ‘where’s our path?’” said a senior adviser. “There wasn’t one.” Romney then said what they knew: it was over. His … Continue reading

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Yup, We Did

In a moment, time to roll up our sleeves. My brother Crede came up to Cleveland, his family’s hometown, and helped spearhead the effort to video the vote. Things went smoothly! Hat’s off to the local crew, especially Jane, Dell, … Continue reading

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Forward Again

I’m a lifelong Democrat, being the product of a liberal family, with a college vice president for a mother and an attorney for a father. At the same time, I’m a student of history and, going farther, of meta-history and … Continue reading

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Slices of Stupid

Newleftmedia once again demonstrates that if you shoot enough video interviews at Romney (or Tea Party) events the most select slices of STUPID are gloriously deranged. My favorite spot of dumb in the video is the guy, once again, passionately … Continue reading

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Video the Vote!

Stop Racists from screwing voters out of their vote in Cuyahoga County is the mission. My brother Crede is in town to video the vote for ‘Video the Vote.’ Here’s the first clip from yesterday. On election day it is anticipated … Continue reading

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Racist Anti-Democracy in Ohio

Originally posted August 17, 2012. Update November 4, 2012: Last-Minute Ohio Directive Could Trash Legal Votes And Swing The Election – Judd Legum on Nov 3, 2012 at 4:10 pm The racist Ohio Secretary of State Husted at the eleventh … Continue reading

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The Lying Game

“I never in my lifetime thought I would see a creepier politician than Richard Nixon, but in the last few days, it became clear that Willard Mitt Romney is really, really creepy.” Stephen Stills Late Super PAC Ad Buy Urges … Continue reading

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ARK: History of Virginity

2009/2012 S.Calhoun Appropriated Random Kitsch

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