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“Crypto-Art Ascending…” by Richard F. Yates

I’ve got a new piece of crypto-art available for immediate “you-can-own-it”-ness! It’s a digital collage that I’m calling “Perverted Disco.” Here’s a fake reproduction of the digital asset: This piece, along with a slug of other freaky bits, can be … Continue reading

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“Library Book Sale!” by Richard F. Yates

Yesterday, I stopped by the Longview Public Library in Longview, Washington, (USA) and had a look at what was up for grabs at the book sale. They hold three book sales a year, I believe, and I try to make … Continue reading

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“Post = Me?” by Richard F. Yates

Identity vs Online Action vs Value… You are what you eat? You are your job? You are a random mélange of genetics, neuro-pathways, and chemicals which produce a non-stable, possibly illusory, mental projection that changes constantly (though imperceptibly) from moment … Continue reading

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“It’s a Steemy Life!” by Richard F. Yates

Howdy Folks! As many of you undoubtedly know, I’ve been experimenting with a social platform, called Steemit.com, which is based on a blockchain thingy, and which incentivizes it’s users by paying them for posting content, writing comments on other people’s … Continue reading

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“Postal Art Received from R. Giles in the U.K.!!!”

Howdy folks, as some of you may know, I was once a regular contributor/receiver in the “MAIL ART” game, in which folks draw, paint, collage, sculpt, or compile little pieces of art and then send them to each other through … Continue reading

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“True Confession” by Richard F. Yates

I’m sitting at the kitchen table, dreading my eventual wage slavery later today, and listening to an old Robert Anton-Wilson lecture from the early 1990s. The voice of Anton-Wilson (not even considering the CONTENT, which is wonderful) is very calming … Continue reading

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“The Society of Indifference Revisited” by Richard F. Yates

About four and a half years ago, I wrote an essay / manifesto (“The Complex Function of Artistic Expression in a Society of Indifference,”) in which I tried to express my feelings about the fact that ART doesn’t really make … Continue reading

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