Links for 10.10.09: Meat paintings, dirty avatars and monotony
by Josh Kimball
*Politics: What kind of art have the Obamas put up in the White House? Not a single painting of meat.
*Words: I’ve long admired Portuguese poet / identity-shifter Fernando Pessoa. Maybe you would like him, too? Here are some translations from Poetry. Anyone familiar with an old blogging alter-ego of mine, Kelvin Gordon, will note that Pessoa’s commentaries on monotony were an influence.
*Today’s grade: F.