In any case, deadpan
japery isn't the cause of disaffection but the result.
Jack is now dead rich and - with wife Jane and children Hattie, five, and Phoebe, three - dead happy, too
The absurdly extended parenthetical subtitle of an otherwise deadpan
sculpture by Norwegian artist Gardar Eide Einarsson, an irregular stack of thirty-nine dark wool blankets exhibited recently at Team Gallery along with a selection of other works from the past year, hints at a distinctly provocative, possibly nihilistic worldview.
delivery and inconsistent differentiation take some getting used to, but once the book develops its momentum, nothing will keep the reader from wanting to finish it.
Still, along with the pleasures of its special effects and the satirical deadpan
performances by its cast (all sporting "shades" of Men in Black), Matrix explores--albeit in a wistful and shallow fashion--just what it means to be a nation of watchers, plugged into our monitors and video games.
Matt Brooks, the boss of Clearway, mops up after 100 such deaths a year -which has no doubt contributed to his fantastically deadpan
sense of humour.
Melancholic and darkly funny, these images--along with others of scenic vistas clogged with visitors, and chainsaw sculptures of local historical figures--form a deadpan
commentary on the often-indistinct border between nature and civilization.
Matt Brooks, the boss of Clearway, mops up after 100 such deaths a year - which has no doubt contributed to his fantastically deadpan
sense of humour.
Despite its title, Showtunes does not feature Magnetic Fields mastermind Stephin Merritt warbling hits from Cats, Cabaret, and Carousel in his trademark deadpan
The installation was problematic at points: In the back gallery, the "Upstate" photos--which position their subjects dead center--were wrapped in a claustrophobic loop around the walls, and as if to emphasize this deadpan
gestalt, one of Prince's tire-planter sculptures was placed smack in the middle of the room.
stillness contrasted with Madsen's sinuous length as they lifted their faces to the stage lights like sunbathers.