Monthly Archives: May 2022

cars: Mercedes EQS is another big blob EV

First Mercedes EQS spotted! I joined in online making fun of its front clip that looks like a Honda Civic, but in the flesh it’s quite nice. Like the Lucid Air (I haven’t seen one of those yet), it’s a … Continue reading

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art: market is flash stuff on the wall

For $0 I’m glad I went, but https://artmarketsf.com/ was overwhelming to the point of underwhelming. Some nice Wayne Thiebaud prints, someone painting Diebenkorn “Ocean Park”-like landscapes side-on, …? All blur together. (And no Deborah Butterfield horse sculpture from Gallery Paule … Continue reading

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web: LiveJournal was taken over by Russians !?!!

I tried to login to eBay for the first time in years, without success; it didn’t recognize my username or e-mail. https://monitor.firefox.com/ doesn’t think I was part of an eBay password breach, but it did report I was a victim … Continue reading

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music: the B-52’s loss

I forgot how great the B-52’s briefly were and what an excellent album Cosmic Thing is. Beyond the smash “Love Shack” (produced by Don Was) with Cindy Wilson’s immortal “Tin roof, rusted!” are several more great songs, including the eco-optimistic … Continue reading

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