Leaving da Camera On

Leaving da Camera On



Leaving da Camera On

A dec of quercks:

Listed below are the ten quercks slated for this first dec of Leaving da Camera On. As-yet to be uploaded quercks will be listed under ‘TBA’ until fufther notice (i.e. they’re uploaded):

1. Cassandra sed Phoenix: Odysseus in Vietnam

2. Tai Chi, Thai Stick: Roger Golden’s Viet Con and Hash and Cheese to go

3. People Who Know Stuff (real interviews with real people who know stuff): Eric Larsen on Existence and Subversion

4. Word: Writers read aloud from their work  (to accompanying ‘mood graphics’)

Decline and Fall of the American Nation, an excerpt, by Eric Larsen

Harvest Junky by DVC

5. Manual Labor

6. Comix: La-La Land by Jennifer Gonzalez-Blitz and Raghead by Bill Purkayastha

7. Shrink Rap

8. Spaeiouk, Memory

9. Max Seems a Roach from da Cold

10. Yackety-Gelded-Yak from the Cafe Inn Sanity


Note: special-needs services have been provided for  Boobus Amerianus (Summun Ignoramus) and similarly  ‘differently-abled’ and ‘developmentally-challenged’ individuals

Leaving da Camera On will be running for ten decs in this life, when you sleep and when, or if, you  ever wake.

Ten quercks for every dec, though any number of ‘digital’ or digitized media might be present in any given querck. One might have three ‘multi-media events,’ for instance, another might have as many as one, perhaps conveyed by old, out-dated technology: words on a page. Not even. Screen. Panel. Whatever (yeah, yeah, why not just say ten ‘channels with ten programs and as many streams as there are sponsors?’ Well, cause. we’re so bored with that amalgam of old Unix hack-speak and new (world order) Madison avenue, all that hip, cool ‘net-jargon’ and ‘text short-hand — an oxymoron? — and ‘social (experiment) networking’ lingo.

One patois is as good as another…

As for production values. We had some excellent audio/video editing people and recording guys lined up, but these folks were unreasonable: they asked for money. So we had to roll up our sleeves (why? it’s not like anyone uses real ink anymore…) and study the best free software audio/video editors available for GNU/Linux operating systems — there are hundreds for text, sound, both video and still-photography, music, speech synthesizers, etc. many intended to be free-ware duplicates of the MacWindows ‘originals’ in look, feel and ease of use, and equal or surpass them in quality; also, with copy-lefted stuff, you can always just write or rewrite any program, library, or application to suit your needs.

Which brings us to a very relevant point. The Gnu/Linux and Free Software Foundation  people (we mean the real guys, the ‘amateur’  programmers, artists, writers, engineers —  many of whom do not get paid for their ‘real work’ (“I’m a programmer, really. Acting in major motion pictures is just my day job”) — not the ‘Official Value-added Linux Distributors’ who package and dispense the product to supplement their substantial offerings of NSA-quality and price-tag corporate ‘offerings’) are totally responsible for Leaving da Camera On — though we’ll accept the blame; happy to take a bullet for GNU/FSF any time. The crude — but vehemently sincere — multi-media shtick we’ll be offering you — Hey all you people out there on Internet Land! Hi Mom! — would have cost thousands of dollars — per machine — had we been forced to knuckle under to MacWindows shake-down-ware. Which is and would have been impossible — in every sense of the term. And way beyond our humble dissents’ budget. A lot or GNU/Linux ‘day-to-day-routine’ processes are deliberately blocked, as anyone who’s been duped by the iPadphonepoddronelauncher PR hustle and ‘copyright law’ strong-arming via their congressional attorneys has experienced; which is why all of Free Media Offerings (FMOs) and Free Media Chazerai (FMC) within these quercks and decs are ‘conceptually correct,’ the ‘production values’ would have been considered cheap and cheesy by Ed Wood.

Ergo, we strongly support the GNU Public License, in spirit, at least (we haven’t actually read the license as it exists in formal alpha-numeric drag...but we’ll get right on it, really) that is, the Main Law is that there is no law. Except decency, respect, and commonality of purpose, and even those are only ‘enforceable’ by boycott, ostracism and public condemnation. Naughty, naughty. (We’re sure Bill Gates is quaking in his Gucci boots…)

If anyone doesn’t like a particular text/video/graphic/audio FMO or FMC,  please feel free to change it, improve it, or write/record/distribute something different altogether in answer to failures of said FMO/FMC, so long as you give proper attribution for every and all versions. And make sure all versions within your purvey are freely available at all times for pubic downed and scrutiny.

Well. That’ll be all, you can all go about your business now. Go on. Beat it. Scram. Oh. Okay, something a bit more authoritative might be in order. How about: We have spoken….



i.e. ‘Us:’ The Editors, Producers,  Tax Free Philanthropies, Low-profile Financiers, bag-men with numerous passports,  ‘floating’ residence permits, multifarious dwellings, none of them owned or even leased long-term,   and other Kahunas (Kahunae?) at Dissident Voice Communications (DVC)




Were you (were you?) to impugn our integrity , dignity, steadfastness of purpose, and absolute sincerity and commitment to our respective beliefs, we would mock you, yes mock, as gleefully as we would mock the mockers, the mickey-mockers, and other predators How could we possibly take it as anything but a joke or  conversation-starter for the lonely, alienated, and disordered, not to mention disoriented, multitudes (“one of us! one of us! one of us!”)?


“You make beeg joke, yes?”


No. That is, we lampoon illegitimate Authority.  We don’t make ‘beeg joke’ at the expense of anyone Power.


That being said…


Were you to (were you?) allege a certain amateurishness of approach, puerility of style, and down-right ineptness in terms of ‘production value’ and ‘artistic merit’ so-called…well, we don’t have the….uh…we don’t have the time to sue, otherwise we would, believe you me (do people really stay stuff like ‘believe you me,’ did people ever say stuff like ‘believe you me?’).


Instead, we the Executive Management of DVC, will merely say, collectively and in unison, “Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will harm me. ”

And furthermore, “Nyah, nyah, nyah!”


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