“In a time of ubiquitous information, of digital twitch, of endless, inconsequent debate and opinion, of fragmentary micro-discourse, it is more important than ever that critics produce grand concepts that can restore status and significance to cultural objects.” —FACT magazine – K-Punk - Is Music Writing Obsolete?
“What could the President mean by such an image? It was used in the context of a response to a question from the audience - so perhaps it doesn’t mean all the much. Or, President Obama, in an unusual moment of candor, just told the American people that their financial system is being held hostage by a small group of suicidal/homocidal maniacs. ” —Long Sunday: The Discomfort of the Establishment
“In other words, at its origins, modern architecture was a kind of medical prescription.” —BLDGBLOG: This Diseased Utopia: 10 Thoughts on Swine Flu and the City