dennis scharnberg

almost didn’t happen

Any attempt to refute X serves only to validate X.

Godfrey Tooke,  Collected Aphorisms.

calling all cars

A nihilist is someone waving a banner.

Cedric Plumm,  My Name Is Cynthia.

in the trees

The desire to punish the past for not thinking as we do.  For not being us.

Desmond Urquhart,  The Unsocial Sciences.

finding a mirror

Nothing is astonishing.

Godfrey Tooke,  Collected Aphorisms.

dash of salt

No, Jack.  She said that her employees “expressed anger” about it.  And what the hell does that mean?  Were they angry, or what?

Bertram Wooster,  The Smiling Killer.



rolling the dice

Wasn’t it LW who claimed that logic was “like humming a tune”?

Nigel Swoone,  Old Theories of Time.

bread and honey

It’s quibbling to say that there is no “modernism” left in contemporary art.  There is, in fact, nothing left in contemporary art.

Crispin Trove,  The Viewer As Pest.

sales and service

be  leaf

Andrew Tertullian,  Pandora’s Ponderous Puns.

adventures in selfhood

At one point in the interview, Carson admitted that the central method of his con was to demand ten thousand dollars but be willing to settle for five.

Nicholas Crisp,  Unfit for Murder.

sign me up

“The notion that reality is an idea, Eleanor.  That was a doorway to never-ending misery.”

Will Bestwyck,  Letters From Mr. Palindrome.