Saturday, December 29, 2007

Consumer Activism: If Michelangelo's David Lived In The US Today

If Michelangelo were to create a symbolic sculpture for today, it’s not impossible it would look something like this photo; an image of the wasteful, bloated greed of our U.S. government and megalomaniac pharmaceutical- and biochemical industries that lead to the poor health of man, environment, and our financial- and medical systems.

Read the full story here.

Saturday, December 22, 2007

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Great Art: Jacques Roch

I went to dinner last night in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York and met a magnificant artist named Jacques Roch. Here is some of the work on his website:
La Nuit Normande, 70x65inches. 1994

The Flock, 60x48inches. 1986

Jacque's work will be exhibited at the Kim Foster Gallery in Chelsea from February 9 - March 15, 2008, Tuesday - Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm.

Reception: February 9, 6-8 pm. I'll be there.

Saturday, December 15, 2007

Political Activism: Bill Moyers' Interview With Keith Olbermann

Bill Moyers talks with host of MSNBC's COUNTDOWN with Keith Olbermann about the relationships between politics and journalism.

For those of you who missed it:

Bill Moyers' Journal

It really is a must watch to see two of the only truth tellers left in the sometimes spineless industry that is the media.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Great Art: Chef Dana Herbert

I received an email of introduction this morning from chef Dana Herbert in Philadelphia.

Wow. It seems that all the Dana Herbert's in the world have chosen a creative profession!

Dana's custom handmade wedding cakes are truly a work of art!

Please check out Dana's website! Desserts By Dana

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Consumer Activism: What Would Jesus Buy?

That's the mind-set of Americans who can't stomach exchanging holiday presents. They aren't grinches or scrooges. They just reject what they consider the wastefulness and stress of the season.

Read the story here.

Movie now playing at Real Art Ways in Hartford.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Village Interviews: Adele Mailer, continued.

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Dear Friends:

Once again, as everyone else is capitalizing on the death of Norman Mailer, I too will take another stab at him (figuratively speaking, of course) by rerunning the third part of my 1997 interview with Adele Mailer, in which she, as she stands in front of the Upper West Side apartment building where it happened for the first time since it happened in 1960, describes the incident during which she was stabbed by Norman Mailer. It is riveting watching her relive the experience at the scene of the crime. She also describes some of the parties she attended right before the stabbing at the houses of George Plimpton, a drunk Bucky Fuller and others.

See it this Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 PM, on my shoestring cable show Famousx2, on Channel 67.

Adele is, unfortunately, best known for having been stabbed by Norman. However, she is more than that. Originally of Bay Ridge and of Peruvian/Spanish ancestry, Adele Morales Mailer stunned her family by moving to the Village in the mid-40s, where she had affairs with Village Voice founder Ed Fancher, Jack Kerouac and Phillip Roth. Then came Mailer.

This is a great interview with a fascinating and engaging woman. Don't miss it!If you are in Manhattan and have access to Time Warner, you can see it this Wednesday December 5, at7:30 pm (EST-that's NYC Eastern Standard Time) on channel 67. On the RCN system, that should be on channel 85. If you are outside of Manhattan, anywhere in the world, and you have a good high-speed connection on your computer, you can go
to and click on channel 67 to see it at the same time. Sometimes MNN does screw up broadcasts, but usually they air things without too many be patient.

Jason Howard