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Archive for April, 2008

Joni Mitchell: Big Yellow Taxi

Posted by Anne on April 30th, 2008

Here’s Joni Mitchell‘s lovely eco-yodel of 1970:

Flying with the Penguins

Posted by Anne on April 28th, 2008

“Last winter, I found a penguin,” explains the storyteller. He says that the penguin knew how to fly until “he met some other birds. They said, ‘Penguins can’t fly.’ And he thought, ‘They’re right.’ That’s when he crashed.” Lots of coaching follows, but the penguin just can’t do it. Then, incredibly, he sees a flock […]

Green Time

Posted by Anne on April 28th, 2008

Red TIME magazine came in green last week. It’s a “Special Environmental Issue”, and the effect of the cover in complemetary green is visually striking.

3 in the Mourning

Posted by Anne on April 23rd, 2008

It’s over, Senator Clinton.

Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode

Posted by Anne on April 22nd, 2008

This song written and performed by Chuck Berry is not only the most influential song in the history of rock and roll, it is also an icon of the “American Dream”, of going from rags to riches (vom Tellerwäscher zum Millionär).

john.he.is

Posted by Anne on April 21st, 2008

Our bottom up, viral election year. Giving it to John McCain.

Simply beautiful

Posted by Anne on April 21st, 2008

When is the last time you went to a meeting and saw a presentation that knocked your socks off? It’s a rare occurrence, isn’t it?