Monthly Archives: October 2011

Current Times 22

1. This is a great story about an owl who helped raise a number of other animals in an animal sanctuary. I think it says something about the ability for animals to care for one another, and more importantly, it … Continue reading

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1. Uno Moralez does great art. Look at it. Some of it is amazing creepy. 2. You can download all of Mousrat’s/Scarecrow Boat’s music at this link. Now you can jam out to a Lil Sebastian memorial tune. 3. Feminist … Continue reading

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Music Time 29

So I’m in love with Dan Mangan right now. His new album, Oh Fortune, should be in your iTunes/Spotify/record player right now. It’s really, really amazing. In honor of a rainy day (or a rainy day where I am), listen … Continue reading

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Complicity and The Punisher

Just some quick things to say, while I’m writing, that someone else might think are interesting: I’m talking about the idea of complicity and violence in some bits of The Punisher MAX, and I’ve hit upon something that really feeds … Continue reading

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On the Death of Steve Jobs

I think Steve Jobs’ death is pretty profound. He was a public intellectual, a man who was responsible for a lot of things that a lot of people loved and still love. He created a company with sheer will and … Continue reading

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The Brutal Reality of Affect

I’ll set the scene. I am in the library. I have just wandered around and wrangled a great stack of books that I will be using to write the next section of conference paper that I am working on. I … Continue reading

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Music Time 28

I woke up yesterday morning and it was super cold. It was super cold again this morning. Winter’s coming. What cold means to me is winter music: Bon Iver, Sun Kil Moon, Eef Barzaley, Ben Folds; sad men playing instruments … Continue reading

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