Why, I have been asked, is
this effort called "Right Hand Pointing"?
I'm Dale, the founder and editor
of Right Hand Pointing and am still waiting for someone to give me a
straight answer on this. No one will. Once, in the early
70's, I shot a parked Honda Gold Wing motorcycle with a crossbow in Scottsdale,
Arizona and nobody has ever been able (or willing) to explain that to
me, either. Anyway, in
opinion, people have a responsibility to explain these things to me and, like
so often is the case in our entitled society, people shirk their basic responsibilities.
What I remember about it: I ran across a mysterious
image on the web of a man pointing with his right hand toward the left. So
his arm sort of crossed over his abdomen. My original idea "Right Hand
Pointing Left.com" was to be a conceptual visual art website composed entirely
of pictures of people pointing to the left with their right hands. I was quickly inspired by the futility of that project when
I asked people to volunteer to have their pictures taken and found them more disturbed and confused
than I had intended. So, I abandoned that project
I decided to make it an online lit magazine. That occurred to me while
having coffee and a biscuit in a
Hardee's in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.
The Hardee's is now closed. Here
is a slide show of closed Hardee's restaurants.