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[17 Feb 2007|12:58pm]
"I'm moving to Brighton! I thought well why not, it has a beach, rollercoasters,a pleasure pier, a burnt pier, a million queers, warm weather, vegan cafes, and it's close to London!

So then I found out that Paul MacFartney stays there!! At first I took this as BAD news,,, but then i realised I could now fulfill my dreams and mash his puny face with my drunken fists! Screaming and laughing! The possibility of Paul Mccartny lying on the concrete gasping or air will wake me in the mornings with violent smirks and wide eyes. DIE PAUL!!!!

Brighton gets better and better and better [sic]"

I'm gonna stop writing my own entries and just start living other people's lives vicariously. My only active participation in this world will come in the form of searching random livejournal entries and creating the perfect patchwork crazy. I shall name said crazy Elinore Athy.
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[11 Feb 2007|12:43pm]
in the subway, bowery, i wanted to see if i could find my red notebook
then i slept on the staircase in the bulding next door
and the water bottle flooded my room...again.
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Fire Extinguisher Called For in Lethal Injections [09 Feb 2007|10:23pm]
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) -- Tennessee's procedure manual for executing prisoners is a jumble of conflicting instructions that mixes new lethal injection instructions with those for the old electric chair, an Associated Press review found.

Before a lethal injection, the 100-page "Manual of Execution" instructs prison officials to begin by shaving the condemned prisoner's head -- as if preparing him for electrocution. They would also need a fire extinguisher nearby, it says.

Gov. Phil Bredesen suspended four executions last week, calling the document a "cut-and-paste job" that needs significant revision. He set a May 2 deadline for the overhaul.

The mistakes were added last summer when Tennessee decided to update the manual after a death row inmate asked to be electrocuted, Correction Commissioner George Little said. The state's last execution took place in June, before the manual was revised.

Little attributed the errors to poor proofreading.

"This is human error," Little said. "Bottom line, it's in the typing, but certainly not in the carrying out of the actual executions."

The manual's minute-by-minute guidelines for lethal injections includes the instruction: "The Executioner will engage the automatic rheostat." A rheostat controls the voltage flowing to an electric chair.

The guidelines also tell the facility manager to disconnect the electrical cables in the rear of the chair before a doctor checks whether the lethal injection was successful.

Bredesen said Tennessee's execution teams have relied on an "oral tradition" and routine drills have ensured that lethal injections have been given properly.

But the state doesn't want to risk the legal ramifications of a spotty execution protocol, and Bredesen said he wants to make sure future executions aren't botched.

"My attitude toward [the death penalty] is that at some level it's a necessity, but an unpleasant necessity that ought to be done properly and done in a dignified fashion," he said. "And we were at risk of not doing that."

The governor's move came after death-row inmate Edward J. Harbison sued the state over its execution procedures. That challenge was based on an earlier version of the manual that did not include the mistakes.

Harbison challenged the kinds of drugs used in lethal injections, the lack of specific guidelines on how to administer them and an absence of required professional standards for the execution team.

The state will evaluate the three-drug cocktail as part of its overhaul of the manual, Bredesen said.

The manual also calls for a doctor to slice deeply into an inmate's limb if technicians cannot insert the catheter into a vein. That procedure has been challenged in other states as cruel and unusual punishment and as violating a doctor's oath to not harm a patient.

The document does not say what should be done if an inmate's veins collapse or if the needle goes through the vein.

In December, then-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush suspended executions after Angel Nieves Diaz required a second dose of lethal chemicals and took twice as long as inmates usually take to die. The drugs were mistakenly injected into his tissue instead of his veins.

Executions also are halted in Missouri, California and North Carolina because of lethal injection concerns.
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Little Fig Newtons [09 Feb 2007|09:41pm]
skreebleskrobble blasckk huagh got thy to in the blue tno they said say did down dead dirty old dear dear lindalin

nonsentencical!!! get it? i like it. i made it up today and have been muttering it over and over so as to not forget.

you know, i love when i organize shit around other people and they completely screw me over. yay! hey, alcohol, wanna B Mine 4 Ever?
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[22 Jan 2007|11:23pm]
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[11 Dec 2006|10:25pm]
i i i would like to disap-hear.
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[09 Oct 2006|02:39am]
WHAT! my gooodness oh me oh my
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[25 Sep 2006|10:14pm]
The most beautiful soul I have met in a long time.

this is semi-related: the one time you can hear me say, i wish i were smoking some pot right now.
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Francis Picabia; "Reveil Matin" [12 Sep 2006|06:15pm]

je l'aime beaucoup
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[12 Sep 2006|06:10pm]
EXTRYEXTRY read all about it:
"victory against care-bears, new enemy: gummi-bears."

and on a less-important news level, today are the primaries. so vote.
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[06 Sep 2006|02:47am]
i refuse to go to sleep until my eye is no longer swollen or i know i will wake up and not be able to see at all
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[30 Aug 2006|07:09pm]
ma soeur revient d'espagne aujourd'hui! je suis excite. also, je dois practiquer mon francais.
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[16 Aug 2006|02:24am]
Stop it. STOP! good night
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America [09 Aug 2006|04:16pm]
America I've given you all and now I'm nothing.
American two dollars and twentyseven cents January 17, 1956.
I can't stand my own mind.
America when will we end the human war?
Go fuck yourself with your atom bomb.
I don't feel good don't bother me.
I won't write a poem till I'm in my right mind.
America when will you be angelic?
When will you take off your clothes?
Your machinery is too much for me.
You made me want to be a saint.
America free Tom Mooney
America save the Spanish Loyalists
America Sacco and Vanzetti must not die
America I am the Scottsboro boys.
America you don't really want to go to war.
America it's them bad Russians.
Them Russians them Russians and them Chinamen. And them Russians.
America this is quite serious.
America this is the impression I get from looking in the television set.
America is this correct?
I'd better get right down to the job.
It's true I don't want to join the Army or turn lathes in precision parts factories, I'm nearsighted and psychopathic anyway.
America I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.

allen ginsberg
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All hail thee, Lower East Side [25 Jul 2006|10:29pm]
Dude, he totally would have eaten those pickles had we offered them to him. He then might have thrown them up, but it would have been worth it.
weeha to hash browns, coffee, pickles, and iced coffee. and some of whatever HUTZ was drinking. I'd like to think it was Manischewitz.
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[22 Jul 2006|09:58pm]
"Hot on Hotmail: Why environmentalism is so hot in the U.S."
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[16 Jul 2006|11:55pm]
[ mood | aggravated ]

ARG i may need to start looking for a new job because I'm scared of what i did at work on..whatever day that was. i'm only on for three fucking days this week! how the fuck? all of a sudden?
i'm angry at what i did to one girl and how i don't really ever care if i see her again or not. and i'm upset about this other girl because she's amazing but i don't know what's up. it's hot. really really hot.
i'm also kind of hungry but i've decided to give up on food because my stomach is weird.
yup, that's the lameass update.

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[04 Jul 2006|09:42pm]
[ mood | mellow ]

Bringing my cat in to keep him away from scary loud noises
i saw two quiet lightning bugs together, hundreds of times better than fireworks.

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merchandise [01 Jul 2006|11:54am]
when we have nothing left to give
there will be no reason for us to live
but when we have nothing left to lose
you will have nothing left to use
we owe you nothing
you have no control
keeps us in line
common sense says it's by design
what could a businessman ever want more
than to have us sucking in his store?
we owe you nothing
you have no control
you are not what you own

mymy my
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i do not want Pride to ever be over [30 Jun 2006|12:18am]
um, yeah. Dyke March was a lot of fun. the smelly, drawn-on pants are still fun. "WHERE'S JOHNNY?" also, she was sort of amazing and maybe i'll make it down.
Pride was okay. only caught the tail end because I was working but met up with Chris, ran into Marina Ali Aubrie Leona Grace Joanna and Guimel...Sunny was also running around but i'm an ass and you know how that goes. Mel and Stella were lacking in their existence.
and now stella is gone to Canada :( boo
and today my mama left for Roma for a month! Aww, mama. I was working so i didn't get to see her off and she left a voicemail and she was crying. i hope she enjoys herself and doesn't get robbed by gypsies like the first time.

Dada at MOMA
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Harry Potter, yes
Afro-Punk at BAM
i need new clothes; everything is ripping

+ dag yo the Sox have a fucken 12 game winning streak going
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