Tag Archives: Television

Misrepresentational Art

Many of our most beloved cultural artefacts are, in fact, fakes and counterfeits.  I don’t mean that they are forgeries.  Forgeries are copies.  These are original works of art, presented as having been created for a given (usually well-publicised) reason … Continue reading

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What They Want You To Think – The Problem of Corporate Patronage

A good friend of mine was watching some re-runs of Lassie programmes from the 1954 to 1959 series.  It is nostalgically thought of as a time of innocence.  We remember that period of time through rose-tinted glasses and recall how … Continue reading

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Everybody’s a Composer

When you start to spend your time concentrating on music composition and production, you begin to notice things you previously didn’t see at all.  For example, it seems to me that everywhere you look, these days, there’s another film and … Continue reading

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Bad Social Habits

This is an interesting and thought provoking idea: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2012/01/the-first-thing-you-do-when-you-sit-down-at-the-computer.html My daily routine consists of waking up around 6AM, listening to the news on Radio 4, and then going to run a bath.  While the bath is filling, I usually start … Continue reading

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How Would Art Be, If We Optimised on Cost?

I saw something interesting today in a blog by one of my favourite bloggers: http://bit.ly/oP8BxP In this brief post, Seth makes the argument that although putting sea salt on the fries you sell (as opposed to regular table salt – … Continue reading

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Television Ate My Life

When I first started with a life coach, in a quest to try to make time for art and creativity in my life, I was wondering how I was going to find that time.  I worked long hours, commuted for … Continue reading

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