08 January 2013
2012 DISINHIBITIONS: JAMIE TOWNSEND
2012 was way better than 2011; here's why:
E. Tracy Grinnell & Aufgabe (best boss & job i've ever had)
Dusan Makavejev's "Sweet Movie"
Brandon Brown's "Flowering Mall"
"Armor On", "Whiteout", and everything else Dawn Richard related
Seeing "Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky" in the theater for my birthday
Marissa Perel's "Yentl Redux"
Laura Jaramillo's "Material Girl"
finally reading Kristin Ross' "The Emergence of Social Space: Rimbaud
and the Paris Commune"
& also finally reading David Larsen's "The Thorn" (late to the party,
but what a party it is)
Tim Dlugos "A Fast Life"
Joseph Bradshaw's new poems (and everyday awesomeness)
Where Eagles Dare
Masha Tupitsyn's "Beauty Talk and Monsters"
Susan Sontag's "On Camp"
Paul Verhoeven & John Carpenter
Monica Peck's "The Pyrrhaiad"
Terius Nash's "1977"
Samuel R. Delany's "Heavenly Breakfast"
Ursula Le Guin's "The Lathe of Heaven"
all the lovely Millay Colony people
"Einstein on the Beach" at BAM
Margaret Glaspy covering "Ex-Factor" at the Rock Shop in Park Slope
Bernadette Mayer's "Sonnets"
Vanessa's Dumplings in Chinatown
Autre Ne Veut at PS1
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum (and gainful employment that
doesn't eat away at my soul)
Erykah Badu getting me through my last few months in Massachusetts
Finally moving to NYC
Writing out this long ass list and realizing how much and how many i
have to be thankful for