most people i know,

March 10, 2008 at 6:45 pm | Posted in writing | 13 Comments
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was one of the first pieces of music i put it in here, think that i’m crayayayazeee. Let me explain the takeshi-kitano nexus as quick as i can. They are quickly developing one unified indentity for you on the web as you know and no matter how honest you try to be, that identity will inevitably be filtered by the technology and come out different from that you there reading now. So there are two of you, the you writing and the image of you that the reader has and they are inevitably different, that is the takeshi-kitano nexus. Now when i bought my first computer about two years ago, after getting out, if you know what i mean, metaphorically speaking, nudge nudge, i had nothing, except the computer and a phone line and i thought i wonder if the internet is what they say it is, if it is possible for someone to make a living just by being fairly creative, reasonably intelligent and wellread and nothingelse. I don’t need the computer to be creative, but here’s the thing the money has to come from somewhere, and i have been around crooks and thieves my whole life. The money has to come from somewhere legitimate for it to work for me this time, because if a community cannot or chooses not to support its artists it will literally bore itself to death, literally,

Now you will notice also that i am trying to base this nexus between art and money on certain principles, so far, fairly prosaic and without magic or craft, just honesty, for now,

gingaTao! the shop


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  1. yes, the money indeed needs to come from somewhere. I don’t know how about myself, though, but am sure something will work out in the future, and I am sure for you too, and quicker than you think!

  2. “because if a community cannot or chooses not to support its artists it will literally bore itself to death, literally”

    Famous Quote, Famous Quote!
    Sadly you don’t get paid for coming up with a famous quote. I’m passing this on to my boss. ~Big Kisses to you Clever GingaPaul!~

  3. oh yes i do get paid for famous quotes, here is a link to my creative commons licence, thats the point Lakota, i can google it and if i find it anywhere else, watch out, i am taking requests, if you want a tshirt mug an anything with that quote in any colour all you have to do is ask and i can make one and you can buy it, yayayayayayayayayayayayayayayaya, big kisses right back at ya,

  4. i hate to say it, its all in the marketing. i also belive it will work out for you, i,ll do you a reading, if you like.

  5. invisible marketing thats my plan, invisible craft at this point, andy warhol style, so far we have an empty vessel, i would love it if you would do me a reading,

  6. Paul
    you are a fast one. did you check out Billy the blogging poet –he has toy stores–tips to market your poetry–other shops besides t shirts–quite a marketeer… as you say–another famous quote
    “cool bananas”

  7. Art must be balanced with life, and we need money to live, so to make money from art is the most wonderful thing to hope for.

  8. Your on.

  9. i would rather not be famous but i will do it in a gingaTao tshirt

  10. Cool bananas, (((((((((((((ebby)))))))))))))), I am still working on some sizing issues, i am trying t make the logo bigger, should be done by tonight, i would rather not be famous too but then i remember Oscar Wilde, life is art,

  11. bumber.

  12. Bumber?

  13. Well Hooray for the “takeshi-kitano nexus” who wants to be understood anyway ?

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