Category Archives: philosophy

“The Gesture” by Richard F. Yates

All we have is the gesture. As an average citizen, a not-born-rich, not particularly athletic, not super intelligent, not well trained, DEFINITELY NOT LUCKY, average human being, I’ll never have my artwork in the Louvre, and I’ll never be on … Continue reading

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“Lest We Forget” by Richard F. Yates

[This bit below is from the introduction to the first Primitive Collection. I’ve always been enchanted by stories of people going to see the Sex Pistols in concert and saying things like, “That was awful! I could do better than … Continue reading

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“Someday” by Charlie Centipede

Someday, it will have always been this way. —Charlie Centipede

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“Life is…” by Charlie Centipede

Life is a succession of Nothings. Some are funnier than the others. (These are the ones that I like.) —Richard F. Yates

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“Resistance” by Charlie Centipede

Resistance isn’t futile. It’s ESSENTIAL. —Charlie Centipede

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“Theory” by Richard F. Yates

Working under the theory today that everyone else is real, and I’m just a dream… —Richard F. Yates

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“The New Nonsense – Primitive Manifesto #2” by Richard F. Yates

—1. Declaration of Primitivity I am a primitive. True, I use computers and cell phones and automobiles and electronic readers and electronic banking… You would probably have to call me a PLUGGED-IN primitive, but I’m primitive where it counts. I … Continue reading

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