At Home He's a Tourist

He fills his head with culture/ He gives himself an ulcer.

Saturday, November 08, 2003

Makes me nostalgic for the days when I bought Memorex cassettes to tape "Rock the Casbah," "Safety Dance," etc. off of Casey Casum's "American Top 40."

Friday, November 07, 2003


A new collection of Lazlo Toth letters!

Tuesday, November 04, 2003


White, Randall. Prehistoric art: the symbolic journey of humankind. Abrams, 2003. 239p index ISBN 0-8109-4262-3, $45.00.

Choice: Although written for a lay audience, this survey of the representational systems of the pre-pastoral and pre-agricultural societies of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Americas is also of interest to anthropologists and art historians. Exquisite color photographs and a readily accessible text...Highly recommended." Archaeology: “lavish and informative…succeeds in appealing to both general readers and those who know their Gravettians from Magdalenians…crisp color photographs…At times stiffly academic, White's writing can also evoke a sensation... that places the reader at the moment of artistic creation.” Science News: “rather scholarly yet beautiful…vivid photographs…a beautiful and comprehensive overview of the subject.” Library Journal: “This significant overview is recommended for both public and academic libraries." Scientific American: “thoughtful and very beautiful book…spectacularly illustrated…” Reference and Research Book News: “White has written a history of prehistoric art that will be of interest to the general reader as well as useful to the undergraduate art history classroom. White's approach is comprehensive and thorough.”