Archive for September, 2006

Propp’s thirty one functions

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

Initial Situation Members of family introduced, Hero introduced

1, Absentation One of the members of the family absents itself

2, Interdiction Interdiction addressed to hero. (Can be reversed.)

3, Violation Interdiction is violated.

4, Reconnaissance The villain makes attempt to get information

5, Delivery The villain gets information about the victem


Fox Clinton Interview

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

Not bad.

The Great Lawn – Sunset Time

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

After the hearing
Instead of swimming
Just took a walk
Along the Great Lawn.


Farmer’s Market: songs from another time

Saturday, September 16th, 2006

Old time


The higher truth of fiction?

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

“Fiction calls the facts by their name and their reign collapses; fiction subverts everyday experiences and shows it to be mutilated and false. ”


A clear autumn day

Monday, September 11th, 2006

“You should praise the mutilated world.

Remember the moments when we were together

In a white room and the curtain fluttered.

Return in thought of the concert where music flared.

You gathered acorns in the park in autumn

And leaves eddied over the earth’s scars……. ”



Sunday, September 10th, 2006

 Luca Ptreyes5-1


Southern Lights

Friday, September 8th, 2006

 Gallery Penguins 1 Lg-1


Profit in Wiki Model?

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

“Even Jimmy Wales, who founded Wikipedia, is looking for ways to broaden — and profit from — the wiki concept. With financing from technology luminaries like Marc Andreessen and Mitchell Kapor, he and Angela Beesley started Wikia, which includes 1,500 separate wikis, from the Star Wars-focused Wookieepedia to user-generated pages on depression. Although Wikia is a for-profit company, it was founded with some of the communitarian idealism of Wikipedia, and its business plan calls for it to donate money to that foundation.” – NYT


Thursday, September 7th, 2006