Archive for January, 2011

Jan 16 2011

Patti Smith on her artistic independence

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There is a reason why Patti Smith is our #1 muse. She’s all over the media these days after her book, Just Kids, won the National Book Award. But when I heard that Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! had interviewed her (H/T Yolanda), I made a beeline. She has lots of great things to say, […]

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Jan 15 2011

one for the front page

Published by under Antonin Artaud

On this page of quotable quotes from Uranium Madhouse Official Muse Antonin Artaud, I came across this one: There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him. It may or not […]

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Jan 15 2011

too nice for punk rock

Published by under 9 Muses,Blink-182

I saw one of Uranium Madhouse’s 9 Muses, Blink-182, for New Year’s Eve 1999/2000 in San Diego. A concert by the (at that time) biggest punk band in the world seemed like a great way to ring in the new millenium. And it was a great time. Five years later, Blink-182 had broken up. It […]

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Jan 14 2011

Uranium Madhouse does social networking

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I read a great book this year called Here Comes Everybody, by Clay Shirky. It was a great analysis of the way we live now, and the ways in which social networking is transforming our lives. Highly recommended. So in that spirit, behold our new widgets in the right hand column! You can subscribe by […]

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Jan 14 2011

Thomas Bernhard tells you how he really feels

Published by under 9 Muses,Thomas Bernhard

One of Uranium Madhouse’s 9 Muses is Thomas Bernhard, the Austrian novelist and playwright about whom I wrote my dissertation at Stanford. There is a quote on that page from Bernhard’s novel Gargoyles. If that quote made you curious, this blog is all Bernhard all the time. All the entries are quotes from Bernhard. Here’s […]

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Jan 13 2011

Rick Burkhardt brings the Nonsense

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Uranium Madhouse Associate Artist Rick Burkhardt is the author of Conversation Storm, the play Uranium Madhouse will be doing as its inaugural production. Burkhardt’s Manhattan-based company The Nonsense Company has a new project on the horizon, Storm Still:

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