@doctorow and the apartment is apparently somewhere almost under the Brooklyn Bridge?
@doctorow Why does this photo exist?
So, Gremlins is a Christmas film - or should I say critique of America's economic system??? I've never seen it before, but it's in the background as I'm doing other work. References to domestic vs foreign automobiles, "exotic" Chinese gifts, greed-is-good type characters ("I want your dog!"), must-have Xmas toys, down on their luck small-time townies, Xmas as a TV mediated mass-media experience, the YMCA pool as a dangerous thing, drunk cops, "I told you we should have got a Zenith!"
“Glowing Rooms” 1954 https://danismm.tumblr.com/post/184776962479/glowing-rooms-1954
@doctorow I'm not an expert, but wouldn't helicopters in cylindrical space stations be really tricky? For example, spinning or not, the central axis of the cylinder would have a slight "down" direction of whichever flat end of the cylinder was closest.
Helicopters fly over (and under) the orbital city of the future. Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov, printed on a 1982 postcard. https://humanoidhistory.tumblr.com/post/184757780274
Jumping into the world of chopped and screwed remixes of rock songs on youtube! It's a thing! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGedBaLQ2yY
@doctorow - Well well well - a way to escape death. Die in Adams County, IL without any money and you will never officially die.
#1yrago Western Illinois coroner will hold your family's ashes hostage for $1,000, won't produce a death certificate without payment https://boingboing.net/2018/05/04/james-keller.html
@doctorow There's a PKD novel with a cover like this.
@doctorow Better to be a frustrated artist/writer with a good garden than a happy horticulturalist with a good garden.
Artist. Washington, DC.
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