Archive for April 2012

THE DEFINITION OF NATURE

April 26, 2012
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A doctrinaire slide show lecture from 1990 turns out to be prophetic by 2012. The original ektachrome slides of the foreboding landscape of the Rochester NY of those former days now seem quaint, despite the narratives warning knell, the avant-garde music’s spooky chill.

Music by Charles S. Russell. Narration and photos by Ted Williams

Basic Mythology

April 10, 2012
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Ancient history steps forth in new dress, via children’s drawings, news photos in a mythic small town, and 1950′s advertisements from Life Magazine. Poem by Ted Williams, soundtrack by Plastikman.

Sympathetic Suffering

April 4, 2012
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Ted Williams & The Media Assassins

Heroic sermon on death is taken over by the anthem of the soul’s victory. The poem’s soaring indictments answered by the music’s nuanced acquittal. With photos from the writer’s personal archive.
Music by Arpad Sekares, Joff Wilson, Jim Locigno, Brian Shuptar, Charles Curran. 

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