Category Archives: video

Tik Tok, Tik Tok – No One At Rest

This is what you see when you go to TikTok. Everything set in motion, no rest, no peace, just constant and mindless movement. There’s a Yoga dude holding a position in one frame. My screen capture, though, caught him between … Continue reading

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Driving Down Geary Street in San Francisco in 2001

This is a one megabyte video file of Vamprella and I driving down Geary Street in San Francisco in early 2001. We had survived Y2K. Notice how we are driving past Japan Town. This is the original file, MPEG Layer … Continue reading

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Sound Check!

Good audio trumps bad video. People tolerate fairly poor video with good sound. If the video is great but the audio bad, well, people tune out. This iRig mike (external link) can also plug directly into an iPhone’s Lightning port, … Continue reading

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Railroad Pass, Clark County Nevada

Railroad Pass, Clark County, Nevada — (second page here —>) Railroad Pass is outside of Boulder City where the dam is located. Bureau of Reclamation land. I’m here above the Railroad Pass Travel Center where there is dedicated parking for … Continue reading

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Monty Python’s Cheese Shop

This is the original version from the record Matching Tie and Handkerchief. It has a much superior script that the Pythons wrote for their television sketch after the recording became popular. https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ Follow me on Instagram: tgfarley  

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Conceptual Art is Still With Us!

You didn’t miss it! That Thing From The Nineties is still here, still throwing out nonsense to justify something easy to make. In the Belgian city of Ghent this month, conceptual artist Kris Martin is having a retrospective entitled Exit. … Continue reading

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A Dead Parrot and a Lumberjack

The Parrot Sketch MR. PRALINE John Cleese SHOP OWNER Michael Palin A customer enters a pet shop. Mr. Praline: ‘Ello, I wish to register a complaint. (The owner does not respond.) Mr. Praline: ‘Ello, Miss? Owner: What do you mean … Continue reading

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Prufrock

Miranda Hale delivers a slower and better paced reading than most video tellings. She reads with a smile in her voice for the first minutes but then settles down. The epigraph recalls Dante’s travel through the Underworld. Seeing that Dante … Continue reading

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Revised My Page on Eliot’s The Waste Land

I’ve added the full text of The Waste Land to my page on that poem. (internal link) Now you can read along as Sir Alec Guinness delivers a masterful recitation of this fine poem and all of its deliciously obscure … Continue reading

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The National Press and Flyover Country

The reporting by the national press from Iowa recently bespeaks their contempt for anywhere they can’t get a specialty raw oyster dish or Peete’s coffee. On their expense account. They don’t want to be there, they don’t want to cover … Continue reading

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