Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

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Re: Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

Post  eddie on Sat May 26, 2012 2:54 pm

I have a theory that Dr Feelgood's former guitarist Wilco Johnson is the Antonin Artaud de nos jours:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2v2qlX_Urg&feature=related
Wilco's machine-gun guitar
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Re: Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

Post  usеro on Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:02 am

So far, second page (although I'm reading a pdf document only containing 22 of 149 pages of The Theatre and Its double)
and he's already mentioned the infection! Shocked

...a monster who has developed to an absurd degree
that faculty of ours for deriving thoughts from actions instead of
making actions coincide with thoughts.
If our lives lack fire and fervour, that is to say continual magic, this is
because we choose to observe our actions, losing ourselves in meditation
on their imagined form, instead of being motivated by them.
This faculty is exclusively human. I would even venture to say it
was the infection of humanity which marred ideas that ought to have
remained sacred...


(why did you employ that word, monster of woo Question )
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Re: Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

Post  Yakima Canutt on Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:19 pm

Ninn wrote:He asked meto go the the cafe ...walked out in a fine mist walked, walked ... dark streets. He was hurt ... baffled by the jeering. He spat out his anger. "Their death is total, deafness and blindness and also maybe granola organique." ... struggles of birth ... drugged, contracted... Carl Dreyer film. . . . laudanum, a mouth ... taxi ...mummies ... incarnating ... spat
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Re: Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

Post  Yakima Canutt on Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:58 pm

Neutral
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Re: Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

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Re: Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

Post  pinhedz on Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:47 pm

Yakima Canutt wrote:Neutral

I take it you are not a Cavett fan.
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Re: Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

Post  Yakima Canutt on Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:12 pm

The emoticon Neutral  means "I don't like Dick Cavett" ?

That is news to me.
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Post  pinhedz on Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:30 pm

^
Then I guess it must mean you are a Dick Cavett fan, or something else, who knows.
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Re: Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

Post  Yakima Canutt on Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:36 pm

He seems OK to me.

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Re: Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

Post  Yakima Canutt on Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:54 pm

Maybe 4 out of 5 stars?

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Re: Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

Post  pinhedz on Tue Mar 10, 2015 3:09 pm

I thought he was good at the time--at least compared to Jack Paar.
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Re: Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

Post  Yakima Canutt on Tue Mar 10, 2015 3:14 pm

the question "compared to what?" is one of the most important questions
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