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Entries from July 2017

A Concert in Lily Dale

July 30th, 2017 · No Comments

On July 28, 2017, I found myself in Lily Dale, NY, a center of Spiritualism, performing in an evening organized by Shannon Taggart. I performed what I called music attributed to ultraterrestrials, using a term favored by the late John Keel for non-human entities. My program included fairy music from England, Ireland, Wales, and Norway; […]

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Index Cards (82)

July 24th, 2017 · 2 Comments

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Breeders Can’t Be Choosers

July 17th, 2017 · No Comments

People who have children have to take what they get. And they shouldn’t be surprised if those children turn out no better than their parents.

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In Memoriam

July 10th, 2017 · 2 Comments

I don’t know when I’m going to die, but I do know what to expect.

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Le Scat Noir 225

July 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

The July issue of Le Scat Noir is the Patriophysics number, devoted to the heady mix of patriotism and ‘pataphysics. I contributed translations of two short pieces by Alfred Jarry (“Mobilization of Tourists” and “Hanging”) and the latest page of imaginary musical instruments. You can find it here.

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