Best Art of 2005
Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go, Spoon’s Gimme Fiction, Gang of Four on tour, Michael Tilson Thomas conducting Mahler’s Fifth, Roberto Bolaño’s 2666 (came out October 2004, but copies trickle into the U.S.; I’ve almost finished mine), the Gerhard Richter exhibition in New York that we can’t go see, and the spam I get from Brazil with its eye-catching tripartite graphic of the Brazilian flag next to an ass:
The text goes something like: “Gluteal prostheses: become part of the national passion.”
Your spam has nothing on my spam. Here is what I received, with a list of 180 names appended, on my blind spam-only address today: "Hello, Everyone. It will be interesting to see who responds!" A chain is as strong as its weakest link, as they say. m.