at Quartier des Spectacles, Montreal.
This year’s installation is called Entre les Rangs— rangs being the system of land division in New France.
More than 28 thousand clear light reflectors on slim plastic poles form the virtual field criss-crossed with paths. It doesn’t look like much during the day, but as the sun goes down, Patrick Watson’s music and strategically placed colour projectors turn the plastic field and its paths into a shimmering evocation of wheat fields in summer.
Measles has surged back in Europe, while whooping cough is has become a problem here in the U.S.
Childhood immunization rates plummeted in parts of Europe and the U.K. after a 1998 study falsely claimed that the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella was linked to autism.
That study has since been found to be fraudulent. But fears about vaccine safety have stuck around in Europe and here in the U.S.
NPR maps the resurgence of preventable diseases due to public ignorance and lamentable misinformation about vaccines.
Pair with Bill Gates on vaccines, animated.
The consequences of wilful stupidity.
Pete Seeger’s Rainbow Quest featuring Johnny Cash and June Carter
a gathering of astonishing talent and character
Pete Seeger 1919-2014
Folk Legend, social activist, truth teller, banjo master*, giant.
* 43:50 on for some fabulous picking
BOGGIE - NOUVEAU PARFUM
The power of Photoshop
she said ‘fucking’ and then this popped up like instead of a censor or anything they just have a guy sitting at the ‘apologise’ button all day to say sorry every time they say a bad word that’s so great. what’s your job? oh I apologise to people all day sorry
how do I get this job
my qualifications are “have you talked to me ever?”
The Polar Vortex Dragon
Winter is Coming? Winter is Here.