Another Great Reason to be a Canadian

George Bush won’t likely be visiting soon. From an Amnesty International – Canada press release issued today: Canada urged to arrest and prosecute George W. Bush Overview Amnesty International today urged Canadian authorities to arrest and either prosecute or extradite former US President George W. Bush for his role in …

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Sunday afternoon Swish

Continuing on with my video obsession of late, this 30-second bit is for Vimeo’s Weekend Swishblog Project: quickly swish your camera up, shoot a scene, and close it with another swish. Easy. And it attracts plenty of odd looks, too! Shot during a quick bike ride around central Ljubljana, 19-Jun-2011. …

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LJ Pic of the Day

Over a couple glasses of wine this afternoon, Bill Clinton chastised me for my rather lame efforts with my LJ Pic of the Day chore, so I promised that I’d resume the project with an image of him. The former US President popped into Ljubljana today to say hi, and …

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Eight Years Later

Discussing his latest novel, Man in the Dark, Paul Auster tells The Guardian about the root of his frustrations in recent years. If there is something getting Auster’s goat, it’s American politics. It was his disgust at the outcome of the 2000 US elections that sparked the story-within-a-story at the …

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US Foreign Policy Gift Shop

With just 108 shopping days left on the Bush Countdown clock, shoppers everywhere are scurrying about to find that perfect memento to help remember what aspiring Vice President Sarah Palin apparently knows nothing about: the Bush Doctrine. Photographer Phillip Toledano has done his part with his online installation, America The …

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Collage mirage.

Here’s another reason why you need to keep old magazines. British artist Jonathan Yeo created this collage portrait, entitled Paris Hilton 2008, entirely from porn magazine clippings. But if you’re looking to buy, it’s too late. Damien Hirst has already dropped a hefty undisclosed amount for it. Yeo, son of a former …

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bad news…

George Bush will be visiting Slovenia in March… bad news, originally uploaded by pirano.

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