Josh: I actually had an enjoyable evening of social encounters last night.How much were they?
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Josh: Seth Tisue, a bureaucracy of one.[refiling to +zRonsen for later response]
Monday, July 30, 2007
Sunday, July 29, 2007
Amid drunken revelry at a fraternity party, Rena, a female guest, is accidentally killed. The brothers bury her body in a swamp outside town to avoid discovery.
ROLL MUD CURE HOUR CHIN SIN
By rolling in mud, I can improve moral standards among youth on the streets of Chicago. (HOUR CHIN = urchin)
reminder, mistakenly directed at me, of money owed on ancient Israelite helmet that keeps out sand
Saturday, July 28, 2007
When you could have Ligeti mania
Why have Boulezmania
When you could have Lachenmann mania
Why have Boulezmania
When you could have Braxton mania
Friday, July 27, 2007
Thursday, July 26, 2007
Wednesday, July 25, 2007
J—: Hi. How are you?
Seth, with perhaps excessive enthusiasm: Great!
J—: Why, what were you, out smoking pot with Anthony Braxton or something?
Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Monday, July 23, 2007
Josh: I love saying “in fact”.I’m more of a “as it so happens” man myself.
Sunday, July 22, 2007
Saturday, July 21, 2007
Friday, July 20, 2007
Thursday, July 19, 2007
Josh: What exactly do idiots eat?Sandwiches.
Josh: Did you read how if you teach one of those worms something, then grind it up and feed it to other worms, the other worms will acquire that knowledge?I tried that with my students, but it didn’t work, and also I got into trouble with the dean.
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Kahn is the bear’s name. “Hard Troy ape” is an ancient Greek statue of a monkey, dug up by the bear while enlarging his cave. Naturally he hides it again.
Monday, July 16, 2007
Sunday, July 15, 2007
Thursday, July 12, 2007
Josh: My Austin friends are all baffled by the Peanuts comic you sent concerning emotional bankruptcy.How come no one asked me about it either time I visited?
Josh: Seth, I need your help. I have to give a short speech vilifying Luigi Russolo. These are my talking points [...]It doesn’t seem like you need my help at all...?
Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Monday, July 9, 2007
Sunday, July 8, 2007
Saturday, July 7, 2007
Friday, July 6, 2007
Josh:You mean I orbit the Tangerine Dream album, Alpha Centauri?
From now on I am pretending that you live on a planet orbiting Alpha Centauri, hence the 3-4 year delay in your email replies.