Experience Necessary: Deborah Harry in Videodrome – From the Current – The Criterion Collection

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October in New York: Parking lots, slivers and stories

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I noticed this building at 785 8th Avenue, now known as the Icon, on a previous trip.  It’s still weird: what is a sliver building doing on a location like this? – quite literally an edgy Hell’s Kitchen site.

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The various density transfers involved must be a story on its own.  As is the technology involved to slip something so tall on a 33-foot site:

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Lots of international money involved, apparently – since real-estate in New York more and more about that.
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Which makes this all the more curious:
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Parking lot
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A surface parking lot at 135 West 54th – not half a block from those corporate towers on Sixth and right on the edge of the theatre district.  Oh, the money that must be worth – and it doesn’t even look like it attracts a lot of cars.
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Gotta be a story there.

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Merry Christmas: New Books for a New Year

Gary Lachman

I’m sure you all have much better things to do today than to read this, but when you get a chance I’d like to mention that I’ve just finished my twentieth book. It’s called The Lost Knowledge of the Imagination and it will be published by Floris Books in spring 2017. Floris publishes three of my books in the UK:  Rudolf SteinerThe Quest for Hermes Trismegistus, and The Caretakers of the CosmosThe Lost Knowledge of the Imagination develops an idea that runs throughout The Secret Teachers of the Western World, namely that the imagination is not, as we tend to believe it is, a means of evading reality and of entering a world of ‘make believe’, but a faculty first and foremost of knowing and influencing reality. I try to bring this message across by looking at the work of Goethe, Owen Barfield…

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