|ABOUT THIS SITE:
This is the catch-all site for my writing and artwork.ABOUT CHRISTINE PALMA:
I am the Public Affairs Director for KXLU Los Angeles, 88.9 FM.I produce and host “Echo in the Sense,” a weekly hour-long radio show featuring long form interview, lectures, and magazine-like feature pieces. The program has been on-air since 1994.
OTHER RECENT CREDITS:
In 2006, I served as an officer, the Secretary, on the Los Angeles Press Club’s Board of Directors.
In June 2006, I scored this hat-trick at the Southern California Journalism Awards:
Winner in 3 categories:
- Best Website of a Native Internet Publication (i-8)
- Best Design and Layout in the Online Category (i-3) **Beating LAtimes.com and Variety.com**
- Designer of the Year (a-8)
Moments of absurdity and the sublime, the fresh perspective, the novel, the spark.
May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight… =^_^=
Adorno wrote – “To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric.”
I guess I’m looking for ways to maintain optimism in the face of the increasingly decentralized world we live in, both on a personal level and in terms of the current national politics.
Which begs the question: Is ambivalence/distance (being once/twice/totally removed – the dance between approach and avoidance) our only safety?
A good night’s sleep can change the world.
Had to learn the hard way that—–>
No good deed goes unpunished.
The “sublime;” the search for authenticity; the built environment & sustainability; drawing, painting, sculpture; DARPA Grand Challenge, robotics and military technology; public radio; design that stops you in your tracks; fontography; This American Life; classical civilizations; peace studies; public affairs and social justice; crossword puzzles; catching up on sleep; visiting more places in the world; meeting unique people with a story; becoming a better writer, artist, person.
“Bang, zoom, straight to the moon!”
On a rocket fuel booster outside Rocketdyne Labs, owners of the San Fernando Valley’s Santa Susana Field Laboratory.
Some of my favorite things: Tommy, KXLU, brunch
DARPA Grand Challenge
2006 Southern California