ISSUE 44 | SEP 2014
A closer view of money.
« Poverty Addicts overwork, underbill, and even lose paychecks » - I stopped wanting anything on birthdays - my friend was telling me something about chaos, and I watched the concept merge with the evening bread basket - the « Bank of Hell » is pictured on the back - I was observing the Sabbath, inhabiting a world in which money ceases to exist
technologies that have attempted to realize social and moral barriers as physical ones - in the eyes of the libertarian anarcho-capitalist - the possibility of a more abstract, flexible system for cryptographic exchange - Ethereum is not a currency; rather, it is a platform - a debt to ourselves - smart contracts promise a world where the government is not required to enforce laws
that thing called "G!d" - uninterred contents of dust-jacket bins and manuscriptoriums of yore - but these were free - a thin layer of scrapped pamphletry lines the bottom - down there in the dark is a heap of light - some overweight Kabbalist must've recently cleaned out his closet - one may violate the Sabbath for a small list of things
what you get when you play a country song backwards - but loss makes space to rewrite the past - Kip Moore's 2014 summer chart-topper - you blow it so you can repent - simile gives way to an economy - what do a truck, a beer and a kiss have in common - the small glory of getting in order to lose, losing in order to hope
he puts the big bills on top so they beg to be taken - one time a child notices him - every day the suitcase becomes lighter - he cannot remember the year - as the boys stuff the useless cash in his pockets, his pants, his collar, his mouth - his black and white turned green and dirty - he knows how he needs to start again