We are experiencing a supposed “clown scare” — which may or may not be a media invention to the extent past clown scares were. As ridiculous as how quickly this has become a national news story, it isn’t unprecedented. There have been past clown scares. …
The US election gets real (momentarily).
(Huang Yongping, at the Power Station of Art, Shanghai (2016/03/18-2016/06/19))
(Cite-points deducted for the ‘joke’.)
ADDED: Romantic literary inspiration.
Occultural audio in New York, tomorrow.
Not total, by any stretch, but getting on a plane has a threshold aspect to it.
Back to plug Chasm as soon as that’s practicable.
Too early for a Yule broadcast … so I’ll take that as an opportunity to crawl back into here as well.
The Hollerith 1890 Census Tabulator.
The world’s first underground railway line opens in London.
Japan’s first written constitution came into effect (Meiji year 22).
Francis Galton inaugurates the scientific understanding of human fingerprints.