Monthly Archives: February 2016

Released: CMRN KNZLMN Presents Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea

I have made a new, silly little game called CMRN KNZLMN Presents Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea. You can play it by clicking the link or the picture above. Please share it with friends, family, and everyone … Continue reading

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Meryl Alper on Citations and Elision

One could go deeper, reading Kaplan and Schulte’s work side-by-side. For example, Kaplan writes that in 1983, “The first laptop computers had barely hit the market; public Internet providers wouldn’t exist for another few years. Yet [national security decision directive] … Continue reading

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Emily Short on the almost-remake of Galatea

Doing the conversion was a strange project. For one thing, I myself have a kind of weird love-hate relationship with Galatea at this point — a lot of people love the piece, but it’s pretty much the first thing I wrote that … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead: Michonne review at Paste

The Walking Dead: Michonne gives up all of the unique and interesting parts of the The Walking Dead adventure games in order to appeal to the television crowd, and it makes me sad. The formula is slightly different from top … Continue reading

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Oil Spills In Peru

Read the account here. The logic here is astonishing yet unsurprising: destroy the ecology of a place and then subsidize the correction of that destruction by making agents who live in that ecology take care of the problem. If, in … Continue reading

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Joanne Barker on Cuts to the College of Ethnic Studies at SFSU

The truth is that ever since the formation of Ethnic Studies, public officials and university administrators have been trying to “roll back” the changes. They have not used striker and subsequent critiques of higher education as an occasion to question … Continue reading

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Imran Khan on Gamestop in Puerto Rico

Part of the problem is the Jones Act, also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920. It is profoundly dry reading, but its profundity to Puerto Rican retailers is hard to understate. The Jones Act essentially requires that all … Continue reading

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