Mental Imagery

New evidence from MRI studies suggests that mental images are generated or at least processed by the same brain structures which process real-world-image data form the retina.


After a few months queued up, Jeff’s found me a laserdisc copy of Prospero’s Books on Ebay. Haven’t seen it since the premiere — Sacha Vierny’s lovely side-scrolling tracking in the set pieces (especially the opening credits) is lovely as ever, tho some other bits (Caliban’s cave) are very BBC. Still, a fine thing.


Listening to Steve Reich’s Proverbs. “How small a thought it takes to fill a whole life” Rain on the bamboo.

Clooney in Space

Hmmm…a teaser trailer of Steven Soderbergh’s version of Solaris is up on Apple’s Quicktime site… George Clooney as Chris Kelvin Hmmm

Mambo Fist Miasma

Severed Heads: Mambo Fist Miasma The sun is on the other side of my house. The bamboo is doing fine.