James Joyce is still following me around. A magnificent essay from Jessa Crispin:
Ulysses is a symbol, all right. But in these times, it’s a symbol for all the wrongheaded and frustrating ways we talk and think about the way art is made and received and appreciated. There are better, and more accurate, ways of thinking about Ulysses that explain why this maligned, beloved, and still controversial novel holds such a power over our understanding of what art does.
It is big, it is furious, and it is very, very sharp.
This is a gorgeous idea: The Body Of Horror – Music Inspired By The Cinema Of David Cronenberg.
“Everybody’s a mad scientist, and life is their lab. We’re all trying to experiment to find a way to live, to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos.” – David Cronenberg
—You behold in me, Stephen said with grim displeasure, a horrible example of free thought.
– ULYSSES, James Joyce