Friday, August 21, 2015

"Dismalland" an artist's statement about amusement parks

To paraphrase and English philosopher, "life...is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short."  To this end, British artists have created Dismalland, an amusement themed seaside park that embraces the world as it it, rather than as it should be.  here is a short video tour.
It features refugee boat people (including the floating dead), a dead Princess in a flipped over pumpkin carriage, and a dystopian castle. But hurry, it's only open for a few weeks then disappears.





Monday, August 17, 2015

Thursday, August 06, 2015

My son Nathan featured as an Alumnus of UCLA Anderson School of Business

My son Nathan featured in a brochure
for UCLA Anderson School of Business.

Turkish Wedding couple feeds 4,000 refugees

This Turkish couple decided to feed 4,000 refugees from Syria instead of having their banquet.  They even served some of the refugees themselves.  What a great way to start a life together, by being compassionate and generous.  This shows there are some truly enlightened people around the world.  If only.......