Mahatmama

ever fall in love with someone you shouldn't fall in love with?

2.21.2005

Goodbye Hunter. You will continue to inspire countless generations.

2.16.2005

gate gate paragate parasamgate bodhi svaha!

of all the ancient buddhist texts, i find the heart sutra to be most profound. not necessarily the most, but it's up there.

2.12.2005

we desperately need some action in nashvegas... i'm talkin' artistic community, grassroots guerilla performances and activism... we need to blur the lines between action and pleasure, quit this compartmentalizing... seriously, i'm thirsty for a community of artists pooling their resources as a collective, with a space for free, all-ages shows, volunteer-run and barely surviving off meager donations, maybe a label too, eventually... i think that's what we were aiming for with the original popsickle records idea, just no balls to take action... oh well, i'm sick of waitin'...

2.08.2005

A New York Times article from September 4, 1967:

"U.S. Encouraged by Vietnam Vote: Officials Cite 83% Turnout Despite Vietcong Terror."

sound familiar?

"United States officials were surprised and heartened today at the size of turnout in South Vietnam's presidential election despite a Vietcong terrorist campaign to disrupt the voting. According to reports from Saigon, 83 per cent of the 5.85 million registered voters cast their ballots yesterday. Many of them risked reprisals threatened by the Vietcong. A successful election has long been seen as the keystone in President Johnson's policy of encouraging the growth of constitutional processes in South Vietnam... The purpose of the voting was to give legitimacy to the Saigon Government..."