now.

You can’t build a strong corporation with a lot of committees and a board that has to be consulted every turn. You have to be able to make decisions on your own.

Rupert Murdoch woopidoo.com

been watching too much tele, and i’ve noted a tendency in the output peddled by rupert murdoch – particularly in his ‘sci-fi’ channels – towards panicky apocalyptic scenarios. obviously this has been a trend with sci-fi from the moment it began (with the bible?) but coming from murdoch there seems to be a horrible symmetry across his investments, profiteering and manipulations.

fiction – science – fiction. actuality.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/adamcurtis/2011/01/rupert_murdoch_-_a_portrait_of.html for more on him.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/media/press/has-rupert-murdoch-turned-into-a-climate-change-sceptic-8448688.html for a shallow look at his complex attitudes to climate change. it’s the approach he has to currency & politics & information that makes me think in terms of apocalypse…

watercolour on paper, a2, 2013

watercolour on paper, a2, 2013

 

one i dug out of a pile in the corner of my studio

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