Month: July 2008

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Blather.net sat down with mercurial artist Fred Einaudi to get the skinny on his provocative and apocalyptic art, the finer points of using oil on canvas and a plan to annihilate loud motorbike drivers. Blather: Where are you from and where do you live now? Fred: I was born in Weed Heights, Nevada. I now live in San Francisco. Blather: If you were asked to describe your art using three adjectives, which ones would you choose? Fred: Could, be, better. I guess only one of those is an adjective. I'm not all that enthused with my work at the moment. Blather: When you sit down to paint a piece, do you have a clear idea of where you're going or do you 'wing it'? Fred: There are times when I do have a particular idea in mind that I want to flesh out, but I find these rarely end up...

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(image 'adolescent paranoia' by Dr. Joanne) WAR! Old-school blather readers will know that Blather.net spent many of its formative years talking about, looking for and worrying about that most insidious of modern phenomena - the UFO. Indeed, as Daev recently detailed in our book 'A Load of Blather' had there not been a rather oddly intense period of UFO activity towards the end of the 1990's (perhaps born of 'pre-millenial tension') Blather.net may never have come into existence at all (at all). But as the years passed, our interests have shifted and we found ourselves moving on to talk about other things (paranormal or not) and UFO stories became increasingly rarer as time went by. FAMINE! The cynic in me might comment that this was most likely because we'd gotten a bit older and were now concerning ourselves with such matters as 'saving the planet' and 'getting laid', but every...