music clip of the day


Category: China

Wednesday, August 14th

sounds of Nigeria and Chile

Newen Afrobeat feat. Seun Kuti (vocals) and Cheick Tidiane Seck (keyboards), “Opposite People” (F. Kuti), live (studio), Chile (Santiago), 2016




reading table

Should we have stayed at home, / wherever that may be?

—Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979), from “Questions of Travel”

Monday, 11/12/12

How could one not be hopeful knowing this clip’s been viewed, as of today, over 700 million times?

PSY (AKA Park Jae-sang), “Gangnam Style,” 7/12


Here’s another take.

Ai Weiwei (Chinese artist and dissident), 10/12



 found words

Caution—the moving walkway is ending.

—yesterday, Midway Airport (Chicago), returning from an aunt’s memorial service

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