A man's origin is from dust and his destiny is back to dust, at risk of his life he earns his bread; he is likened to a broken shard, withering grass, a fading flower, a passing shade, a dissipating cloud, a blowing wind, flying dust, and a fleeting dream

Harvey Pekar:
An unfinished tale (h/t Jogo)

More Chomsky/Holocaust denial/"free speech" bollocks:
Chomsky dips into the negationist swamp again (in French, but google translate does an unusually fine job, and the video is in English. h/t Graeme here). Oh, Philosemitism has some of it in English here.

Mind your sources
On Anti-Racist Action's racist sources

BHL: yes we can (save Sakineh); Lauryn Hill: Hitchens had it right then and now.

To add to the reading list:
Critical kabbalist

Below the fold, some versions of "Kol Nidre", and other Yom Kippur music.

Johnny Mathis:

Perry Como:

Moishe Oysher:

Reb Shlomo Carlebach:

Anti-fascist hero Pablo Casals:

John Zorn:

Eyal Bitton:

Leonard Cohen:

Cantor Amnon Beer:


kellie said…
A picture of Pablo Casals, and a thought on death and music records, at Blind Pony Books.