Yes I know the system has failed. What? I have a thesis to write! But in my tea-break I feel I can briefly update you on some things:
The illustrious Roger Ebert, king of US film critics, brings us the
best review ever.
Amanda Marcotte's heartfelt paean to the mix tape generation.
A band who do Smiths covers in the style of Black Sabbath.
Reflections on our status in a wired world.
a terrific post from Jim Henley on paternalism, its acceptance by liberals and why he thinks it's a loser.
(Some hat tips needed for Gary at Amygdala, and David T at Harry's Place.)