Giving Donald Trump the brush, so to speak


News Headline: “Donald Trump has his first presidential portrait.”
But no artist yet has surpassed Pricasso.
It was some months ago that QT commissioned a painting of Trump by Tim Patch, better known as Pricasso, the Australian artist known for painting with his penis.
The painting is displayed again here.
Or as Pricasso wrote to QT after completing the work:
“It was difficult in the hotel room. Now I have to wash the carpet a bit.”
The medium is the message.
And who knows?
We may want Pricasso to touch it up now and again.

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Wring out the old, ring in the new


A reminder to eat black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day.

Brings good luck.
And:
Happy (QT offers this statement without representation or warranty as to the effects or repercussions thereof upon any and all persons who might elect to celebrate the holiday as represented therein and with the understanding that any persons taking such actions without such representation or warranty do so with the express understanding that they have agreed to indemnify and hold QT harmless from the effects thereof) New Year!

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Frontiers of science


News Headline:
“As a rough year ends, we turn to the cosmos for some perspective.”
The perspecitive is that human history–all its art and science and philosophy, all its hopes and  dreams and glories–amounts to a trillionth of a billionth of a second of next to nothing.
Thanks.
Feel better now.

And Happy New Year!

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